Following Manchester United’s third goalless draw on the bounce, with Saturday’s game against Crystal Palace finishing 0-0, Juan Mata has taken to his blog to reassure fans that he believes the goals will come soon.
A week ago, after two draws, I was telling you here that we had to win again. Unfortunately, this Monday I keep longing for the same thing. After two more draws we are forced to win as soon as possible, starting with our next game in the Champions League.
The first draw in the Capital One Cup was the worst one because it was followed by a defeat in the penalty shootout. Against Middlesbrough it was one of those games where the team visiting Old Trafford tries to defend well, obstruct our game and rely on any chance they may have to score. It worked well for them because they took the game to the penalties and they were better than us in the shootout.
The draw in the Premier League against Crystal Palace was different. They are a team that knows how to play their cards. We weren’t able to create good chances. We need to get better in that aspect of the game because I think we have the players to do that. I’m sure that the goals will come soon and, with them, the good results.
Now it’s time to keep training and getting ready for the upcoming fixtures. We have two consecutive games at Old Trafford and the one this Tuesday is almost a final. CSKA have the same points than us, therefore it is vital to win if we want to top our group.
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