Moyes "Only Ourselves To Blame"

Last updated : 26 February 2006 By Footy Mad - Editor

Moyes: "I thought we deserved to be in front at half-time - and I didn't think we deserved to be down either, really. I wouldn't say the goal was against the run of play, but I didn't think it looked as if we were ever under a great deal of pressure and we were going to concede one. I thought we were doing fine.

"The first goal in the Premier League is so vital, and today, it was going to be vital. If we had got one of the goals that were cleared off the line in the first-half, it possibly would have been different.

"But I'm not disappointed with how we played, I thought we played very well, actually. I'm disappointed that we didn't take our opportunities when we had them. When you come to Newcastle, you have got to take your chances.

"The first goal for me, we made a poor decision at the edge of their box which led to the goal, but apart from that, I was happy. The second one, the left back could maybe have got a bit tighter, but you have to give him credit, when Solano did come inside, he didn't really get away from him, but he got enough room just to bend it away in the far corner with the outside of his right foot.

"You hold your hand up to that one, but I didn't think we were under a great deal of pressure and were relatively comfortable."