McCarthy hails brilliant Berra
Mick McCarthy heaped praise on defender Christophe Berrra for the defender's role in the 2-1 win over Fulham.
By Elliot Ball
Last Updated: 20/09/09 7:08pm
Wolves boss Mick McCarthy heaped praise on defender Christophe Berrra for the defender's role in the 2-1 win over Fulham.
Berra demonstrated a defensive masterclass on Sunday while the energetic centre-back also provided a key assist to Kevin Doyle's first goal in Wanderers colours to open the scoring at the Molineux.
And the Scottish shot-stopper's efforts were not lost on his manager, who told Sky Sports: "I think you can justifiably pick him out on today's performance.
"We can't win Premiership games with one player, there's no question about that, but I thought he was outstanding and in the last 10 minutes when balls were coming into our box I thought he handled that particularly well."
McCarthy also reserved high regard for the performance of Doyle after the striker opened his Wolves account.
The former Republic of Ireland boss added:"Unfortunately for Kevin he came (to Wolves) and then he had a hernia so he's never been up to the pace of the game, so I'm thrilled for him and thrilled for us because he's a good player.
Berra was delighted with his own performance, but insists it was a team effort.
"I was happy with my performance but it's not just down to me it's a team performance," said the 24-year-old.
"I think out there was 11 players that gave their all, everyone put a great shift in and it's a great victory for us."