Saturday, 24 October 2009

Benitez says LFC fans are better then United supporters

Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez has declared that LFC supporters are better the United's ahead of the Premiership clash with their bitter rivals tomorrow.

"We know there is a massive difference in money but we have better fans [than United] so I am really pleased," said Benitez in the Independent.

Tomorrow match is Rafa's 200th league game as Anfield manager and his record in that time surpasses every other Liverpool manager of modern times bar Dalglish.

Benitez has won 113 of his 199 games – a 58.6 per cent success rate.
Bill Shankly achieved 106 of 200 (53 per cent).
Houllier 101 (50.5 per cent).
Ferguson's 87 wins (43.5 per cent).

"The numbers are not bad," said Rafa in his typical manner suggesting he could do better.

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