Man United making life hard for themselves - Herrera

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"We can not give the first 25 minutes away".

'A lot of other teams will gain and lose points in that way'.

Saturday's 2-1 victory at Bournemouth was the third time in four matches that United have recovered from a losing position, grabbing the victor in the second minute of stoppage time on this occasion.

While insisting his troops "gave everything" to the cause during the 2-1 defeat, boss Howe admitted he was irritated not to come away with a famous victory. While much of the focus in the past week has been around the dropping of Romelu Lukaku for Marcus Rashford, it is the defensive frailties of the Red Devils that will impact Manchester United's race for the Europa League places this season.

"We passed the ball well". "I think that it would galvanise us", he said. Man United need to be focused right from the off, without making themselves work twice as hard later on chasing the game. We didn't sustain it for the whole match.

"I think Juventus, we started the game a bit in awe, we were off the pace and they were on the front foot but the second half we showed we could give them a game", Smalling said. Some of the movement was second to none.

"We have to defend better, we concede too many goals and risked letting in an equaliser in the 85th minute". That could have been easily avoided.

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"It is what we call a game of two halves". Mourinho's side were fortunate to be level at half-time but after the restart, they improved the longer the game went on and should have claimed a decisive second goal after Young struck the bar with a free-kick.

The Serie A champions returned to training on Sunday afternoon to begin preparations for the United game following a 3-1 victory over Cagliari on Saturday that maintained Juve's six-point lead over Inter Milan at the top of the table.

"As for (Mario) Mandzukic, we need to take a look at his ankle and assess him", Allegri explained.

Cherries' next test comes with a trip to Newcastle on Saturday (3pm) before taking on Arsenal, Manchester City, Huddersfield and Liverpool.

It is the best ever start to a season for the Turin giants who have drawn just one game against Genoa.

"We were really poor, defensively terrible".

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