Nemanja Matic insists Manchester United’s efficiency in final weekend’s defeat by Crystal Palace was not a real reflection of how the Pink Devils can play.
A lacklustre exhibiting by United noticed them crushed 3-1 by Palace of their first Premier League recreation of recent season, having been afforded the opening weekend off attributable to their 2019/20 Europa League marketing campaign working into late August.
United bounced again with a 3-Zero Carabao Cup win in opposition to Luton in midweek, however two very late targets flattered the scoreline; the match was a good 1-Zero encounter from Juan Mata’s opening aim simply earlier than half-time till the 88th minute when Marcus Rashford netted.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will need United to get their league marketing campaign again on observe this weekend, however that will probably be a problem because the Pink Devils face a formidable Brighton outfit on the Amex later at the moment – with full commentary of the 12:30pm kick-off completely LIVE on talkSPORT as a part of our GameDay protection!
And Matic is anticipating a troublesome 90 minutes having been impressed by the Seagulls to this point this time period.
Talking forward of our unique Brighton vs Manchester United commentary, Matic advised talkSPORT: “If you drop factors, we’re fortunate we now have a recreation within the subsequent three days so you may inform the folks that recreation in opposition to Crystal Palace was not us. We’re a lot better than this.
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“I believe this recreation didn’t present the actual image of our staff.
“One other recreation on Saturday vs Brighton; I believe they play nice soccer. I watched their first two video games; they received in opposition to Newcastle 3-0, and in opposition to Chelsea they didn’t should lose [3-1].
“They performed some nice soccer so I believe it’s going to be very arduous. Now we have to be at our greatest bodily, tactically, and mentally to win in opposition to them.”
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