MU lost 1-6 to Tottenham at Old Trafford on 4 October. The defeat increased the pressure on the ‘Red Devils’ shoulders.
Because in both parties Premier League previously, MU also did not appear convincing. Maguire et al lost to Crystal Palace in the first week, then won with the smell of luck against Brighton & Hove Albion.
But since then MU has started to improve. Newcastle United were crushed 4-1, also balanced 0-0 against Chelsea. In addition, MU also overcame Paris Saint-Germain 2-1 and RB Leipzig 5-0 in the Champions League.
MU Captain Harry Maguire calling the defeat humiliating to Tottenham made the players aware they needed an immediate fix.
“After the Spurs, we were all down and after just three games it felt like there was a big crisis. It’s a pretty strange feeling, but we didn’t expect to have a number of defeats at Old Trafford and we certainly didn’t expect to lose like that,” said Maguire. to MUTV quoted Metro.
“In the first three games, we gave our opponents too many chances. So as a defensive unit, having recorded the most clean sheets in Europe last season, we know we have to improve to be even more solid.”
“We’ve been working hard on the training ground and since the international break, we’ve returned to being less threatened by the odds against last year, when we appeared as a unit and a solid base.
“It’s been important so far, for me as a defender, to be able to give the attackers every chance to try to win the game. One, two, three goals should have ended in a win. At the moment we did that. early victory, “he added.