4 January 2012 Last updated at 22:35

Sir Alex Ferguson credits Newcastle's 'fantastic goals'

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson puts no blame on his own players for their 3-0 defeat by Newcastle , instead highlighting two "fantastic goals" and the hosts' "fighting quality".

Ferguson's side now lie three points behind Premier League leaders Manchester City after their second successive loss .

Ferguson says the players gave their all, as they always do, and it "just wasn't our night".