Pierre fears Money’s side won’t be spent

De­fender says FA Cup ex­ploits will not have tired United

Buckinghamshire Advertiser - - SPORT - By Matt Lewis matt.lewis@trin­i­tymir­ror.com

AARON Pierre does not think Cam­bridge will be af­fected by their FA Cup exit to Manch­ester United as the Chair­boys pre­pare to head to the Abbey Sta­dium.

Louis van Gaal’s Pre­mier League gi­ants cruised to victory at Old Traf­ford

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R Devils, but they needed the mid­week re­play to progress af­ter the Us had held them to a goal­less stale­mate in Cam­bridge.

Wan­der­ers de­fender Pierre, who watched the games on TV, had a very brief loan stint with Richard Money’s side in the win­ter of 2013.

The then Brent­ford cen­tre-back was im­pressed with the Cam­bridge boss and thinks he will have picked his team up af­ter their dis­ap­point­ment d the game rd Money’s so I wasn’t with them d them so I qual­ity they . I’m not oever with con­ducted es. need to

their y and usi­asm and ke sure we t the ball in he back of he net this week­end. “For them, heir legs hould be a tle more

d of the day though they couldn’t lose that game re­ally be­cause it was against Man United, one of the best club’s in the coun­try in terms of their his­tory. It’ll be a mas­sive chal­lenge on Satur­day be­cause their en­ergy will be right up there.

“I had a lit­tle in­jury and that’s why my time was cut short at Cam­bridge but I did en­joy it. They are a very tech­ni­cal team and very much an at­tack­ing team. They like to play a pass­ing game and are not much of a lump­ing it for­ward team. It’s go­ing to be a hard test be­cause they are good at home and have been scor­ing lots of goals. It’s go­ing to be a big job for us back five to keep a clean sheet. I’m sure we’ll give them as much trou­ble as they give us.”

Wy­combe go into the game hav­ing been knocked off top spot in League Two, but hav­ing put to­gether a run of 11 games with­out de­feat as they held Portsmouth to a goal-less stale­mate last week­end.

Pho­tos by Ac­tion Images/John-Pa­trick Fletcher

KNOCK­OUT: (Above) Juan Mata scores as Cam­bridge United get knocked out of the FA Cup; (left) Aaron Pierre says Wy­combe could face a back­lash on Satur­day

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