Danny Welbeck: 'Shakhtar Donetsk point a decent result'

Manchester United forward Danny Welbeck admits that his side wanted to take all three points in Ukraine following a 1-1 draw with Shakhtar Donetsk.

Manchester United forward Danny Welbeck has insisted that his side can take heart from earning a point against Shakhtar Donetsk in Ukraine tonight.

Welbeck broke the deadlock after 18 minutes with a finish from close range, but Shakhtar fought back to level through Taison late on, with the match finishing a 1-1 draw.

The England international has admitted that United were disappointed not to go on and claim all three points after leading for most of the match, but thinks that a draw still represents a positive result.

He told Sky Sports News: "In the end it was a decent result. We got the goal early.

"They then got a goal and that's the disappointing part. I don't think many teams come here and get three points, but we would have liked to have got three points."

The 22-year-old has now scored six goals for club and country this season in all competitions, with three of those coming for United.

Manchester United manager David Moyes looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and West Bromwich Albion at Old Trafford on September 28, 2013
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