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·8 December 2020

Solskjaer urges Man Utd to switch focus on Man City after RB Leipzig heartbreak

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has urged Manchester United not to feel sorry for themselves after losing to RB Leipzig on Tuesday.

The result means United are out of the Champions League after finishing third in Group H.

But the Red Devils must shrug off the loss as they face Manchester City in the derby on Saturday.

"We started too late. Great spirit and comeback again," Solskjaer said after the game.

"It's different to the Premier League, you can't give a team a three-goal lead and expect to come back. We were unlucky towards the end and you almost thought it was in at the last minute there.

"Of course you can't say we were good enough, we weren't. In a difficult group of course, the big defeat for us was the one away to Istanbul - that's where we lost the points we should have had.

"Today we were close but we knew we had to defend crosses and balls into the box and we just couldn't clear them.

"As a footballer you can't feel sorry for yourself. You feel sorry for a few minutes tonight and then we focus on a massive game on Saturday."

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