Poor discipline cost us, says Man United skipper Maguire

Red Devils captain believes poor self-discipline price his facet of their 2-1 Champions League defeat to Young Boys

REUTERS September 15, 2021


Manchester United captain Harry Maguire mentioned poor self-discipline price his facet of their 2-1 Champions League defeat to Young Boys on Tuesday, however insisted there was loads of time left to show issues round.

United had taken an early lead by way of Cristiano Ronaldo and appeared on the right track to get this season’s Champions League marketing campaign off to a profitable begin, however Younger Boys turned issues round in dramatic fashion within the second half.

Aaron Wan-Bissaka’s Thirty fifth-minute sending off proved expensive, with no facet occurring to win the Champions League beforehand after shedding their opening match within the competitors’s historical past.

”After all, self-discipline is a large a part of event soccer,” Maguire mentioned.

 “If this was a knockout sport and we received knocked out of the competitors as a result of we went right down to 10 males, everybody could be kicking ourselves.”We’re lucky it’s the first sport of the group and have a great deal of time to bounce again from it.

”The profitable purpose within the ninety fifth minute happened after a defensive mistake from substitute Jesse Lingard, who woefully underhit a again move.

Maguire, nonetheless, refused responsible the winger for the defeat.”With Jesse, no footballer likes making errors nevertheless it’s clearly half and parcel of the sport,” Maguire added.

”We’re people, each footballer makes errors, we’ll be taught from it, he’ll be taught from it. He’ll decide himself up and be able to go on Sunday (in opposition to West Ham).

“Younger Boys coach David Wagner was delighted along with his facet’s well-known victory.”We confirmed what we are able to do, we deserved it,” Wagner mentioned.

”It’s an unimaginable night time for this membership. You may see what it means to the followers, after they’ve been stored away for thus lengthy.”


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