Manchester United’s David De Gea: “At least now we are defending well”

Manchester United wished star goalkeeper David De Gea to get by the use of some dicey moments in a 1-1 draw with Chelsea on Sunday at Stamford Bridge.

De Gea made 5 saves, various of them early, as Chelsea out-attempted United 24-3 nonetheless could solely beat the Spaniard by the use of a Jorginho penalty.


De Gea says that getting a draw in the direction of the Premier League leaders after beating Villarreal throughout the Champions League at midweek is a sign that points are transferring into the exact path, nonetheless he was faraway from proud of the Red Devils’ effectivity.

Notably, De Gea says the crew is defending greater this week, the two outcomes coming after United fired Ole Gunnar Solksjaer.

“The effort of the team was very good,” De Gea talked about. “[Chelsea] had the very best probabilities. For me it isn’t sufficient, a draw. We are in a troublesome second. I’m happy with the hassle of the group.

“On the pitch, in the goal, I was feeling danger for nearly the whole game. We defended well, they missed big chances and the one they give us a chance we score. It is not enough to draw but at the moment it is a big point. The last games before we were conceding three or four goals. We are improving. This is just two games. At least now we are defending well. We are fighting for every ball. We are a team.”

United is off until a Thursday go to from Arsenal and may maintain at residence to entertain Crystal Palace at 9am ET on Dec. 5.

United’s Festive Fixture slate could also be very kind. Don’t be surprised to see the Red Devils surge once more into the very best 4 by the purpose the calendar hits 2022.


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