United striker “we can catch Chelsea”

Manchester United striker Robin Van Persie has stated his club can still catch league leaders Chelsea although they are 10 points behind after 9 games.

United and Chelsea was held to a 1-1 draw following a late equaliser from Robin Van Persie, Chelsea took the lead in the 53rd Minute when striker Didier Drogba headed home from a corner.

In the 93rd minute Chelsea right back Ivanovic was sent off for a second bookable offence, from the resulting free kick Robin Van Persie scored the equaliser.

Following the game Van Persie was asked if Manchester United could still catch Chelsea “Of course we can, there's a long way to go, nine, 10 games played and it's not even halfway.

"In my opinion, we are better every day. In training and if you look at games, you can see we are comfy on the ball and we are playing better.

“Now we have to stretch games longer. We extended that into the hour and we try to aim to play like that for an hour and a half."


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