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Mata wants United to look forward to December

2016-12-05 13:22
Marcus Rashford and Juan Mata (TEAMtalk)

Cape Town - In his latest blog post Juan Mata has lamented Manchester United's inability to win games while at the same time encouraging the club to look forward.

In his weekly blog called: One Hour Behind - Mata described how downbeat Jose Mourinho's men were in the dressing room after a late Everton equaliser denied his team yet again from claiming victory.

"We could just say that it was a pity and how helpless we feel when important points slip away at the end of games that you think you deserved to have won. It’s been like that in the last few fixtures at Old Trafford and also yesterday," Mata said.

The Spaniard though has decided to not focus too much on that disappointment and has encouraged his team to look forward saying that December was a crucial month with tough fixtures.

The Red Devils next face a tricky away trip to the Ukraine where they will go up against FC Zorya Luhansk needing a draw to advance to the next stage of the Europa League.

Meanwhile, Mourinho has said that his team is being judged unfairly by the media. The United manager claimed that his successful Chelsea teams were criticised for their bland style of football while now at United he is being criticised for not being able to win enough games while trying to implement a more attacking style while.

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