English Premiership

De Gea: WBA defeat was a tough one to take

2018-04-18 17:20
David De Gea (Getty Images)

Cape Town - Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea has revealed that the camp is struggling to recover from the 1-0 shock defeat to West Brom at Old Trafford on Sunday.

Manchester City were confirmed as the champions of England after United were stunned by the Baggies, who are rock-bottom of the Premier League.

The Red Devils now find themselves under pressure from arch-rivals Liverpool in the race to finish second the runaway Citizens.

De Gea was speaking ahead of Wednesday's trip to Bournemouth, where Jose Mourinho's side will be hoping to bounce back from the weekend's disappointment.

"It was a tough one to take; it was a real blow and we're all a bit down," the Spain international told MUTV.

"It was such an unexpected defeat but the good thing is we have got a game coming right up on the back of it. It is a real chance to lift ourselves and get back to winning ways.

"What we have got to make sure of now is that we finish second this season. That's what we've got to hope for league-wise.

"We've got to make sure we put in a good performance and get the win midweek and make sure we hold on to that second place."

 

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