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Moyes sticking to principles

Manchester United manager David Moyes is determined to stick to his principles as he prepares to take his side to Arsenal on Wednesday.

United and Moyes have taken another battering from fans and critics alike after rock-bottom Fulham snatched a late point with a 2-2 draw at Old Trafford on Sunday.

But Moyes remains in a positive frame of mind as United go in search of a Premier League double over the Gunners following their 1-0 home victory in November.

Reflecting on the Fulham game, Moyes said: "We played well and in any other game would have scored many a goal.

"Everyone keeps telling me about the stats and the opportunities we had. We had plenty of chances to win the game.

"Football does that sometimes and we've got to try and make sure it doesn't happen too often.

"There have been a few twists this season; hopefully we'll get them our way in the future. You just continue doing the right things. Keep going and your luck will change, there's no doubt about that.

"We got a good result against Arsenal here at Old Trafford earlier in the season and we'll try and do the same again.

"I think we've played better, I think we've played better in several games, but in that one we got the one goal and that sometimes makes the difference.

"We'll go and play the way we are, we are a top side and hopefully we'll go and show that we are. We'll play well and do everything we can to pick up all three points."