30/09/2009 21:30, Report by Gemma Thompson
Giggs puts team first
It was another landmark evening for man of the moment Ryan Giggs, but United's most decorated servant remained as modest as ever after the Reds' win over Wolfsburg, preferring to focus on the team performance rather than his own.
Four minutes after Sir Alex's men had gone behind to an Edin Dzeko header, the Welshman drew United level from a free-kick, albeit via a huge deflection off the Wolfsburg wall, and claimed his 150th goal in a red shirt.
Only eight other players have reached the milestone, but United's record appearance-maker, who went on to set up Michael Carrick for a sublime winner against the German champions, was keen to shift the praise onto the team rather than himself.
"I'm proud to have scored that amount of goals, but it was more important that we got back in the game so soon after they went ahead," he told ITV Sport
. "It was a poor free-kick to be fair, but we got that little bit of luck with the deflection.
"We played well in the first half, but we were just lacking that quality pass in the final third. They're a good side and their two strikers are a real handful. But thankfully we got that bit of luck with our first goal and showed great character to come back and win it."
The veteran midfielder has been a potent force of late and has scored or created nine of United's 13 goals in the last five games in which he has featured. "Players go through periods of good form and at the moment I'm enjoying my football," he added. "I've made a few goals and hopefully that will continue."