London, Aug 20(ANI): Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson saw Burnley defeating The Red Devils for the first time in 41 years, but he feels that the win was written in the stars.You wonder if it is fate, with Burnley back in the Premier League. It has been a long time," The Sun quoted Ferguson, as saying.
"You can't deny them their victory. They worked their socks off and the fans were fantastic," he added.
The 67-year-old said that it was a horrible performance, which had nothing to write home about as Burnley's promising young forward Robbie Blake took all the accolades by scoring a stunning goal.
"It was a bad performance by us. We should have done more with the chances and possession we had," Ferguson said.
"It's a bad blow and a bad result. People say we are never good at the start of the season, but we should not be losing these games," he added.
Following one of the most embarrassing Premier League defeats in their history, Ferguson also refused to put the blame on his strikers, who have scored only once in the first two games of their title defence.
"I think we would have won if we had scored that penalty. If we had been level at half-time, it might have made a difference. The lack of goals is not a concern at this stage, when you see the hances we've had," he added. (ANI)