James: We want to redeem ourselves
Daniel James was on the scoresheet for Manchester United at Old Trafford again on Saturday but this time the outcome was different, as his side suffered a disappointing 2-1 home defeat to Crystal Palace.
“After we scored, there were three or four minutes to go, the crowd were behind us and we were in control to go and get another,”James told MUTV after the final whistle.
“Unfortunately, they’ve hit us on the break and scored.”
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James was pleased to have added another goal to his tally but he was naturally dismayed at the defeat, United’s first this season.
“Obviously, I’m delighted to get the goal and that’s something I want to keep improving on and keep doing,”he told MUTV.
“But, at the end of the day, it’s a team game and we didn’t win the game today so obviously I’m disappointed.”
“It was a great strike, I think he was unlucky,”said the 21-year-old.
“But, as you’ve seen in the game, we went on and got the equaliser and we were in control that whole second half. We should’ve come away with more.”
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James admits that it will feel like a long week for the United players, but that the team will be already looking ahead to the Saturday lunchtime fixture.
“We want to redeem ourselves. This game is something that we’ll look back on and look at what we could’ve done better.
“The Southampton game next week will be a completely different test and we’ve got to be ready for it.”
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