Although he completely changed the team which beat Chelsea on Sunday, Ferguson still named six full internationals in his starting line-up, including £34million duo Nani and Anderson - but they were undone by a goal in each half from Coventry´s Malta international ´mosquito´ Michael Mifsud.
And Ferguson was left to reflect: "I was absolutely flabbergasted by that performance. I did not expect that at all. I am not interested in giving reasons or mitigating circumstances. It was just a very bad performance."
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