Lingard breaks silence on mistake that led to Man Utd loss to Young Boys


Manchester United midfielder Jesse Lingard said he was “shocked” by the role he played in their 2-1 defeat to Young Boys in the Champions League.

The Red Devils began their campaign with a shock defeat in Switzerland.

Cristiano Ronaldo put the visitors ahead in the first half, but the hosts fought back after Aaron Wan-Bissaka was sent off for a late tackle before half-time.

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United looked set to hang on for a point, only for Lingard’s poor back pass to be intercepted in stoppage time and repelled by Young Boys’ Jordan Siebatcheu.

“Last night hurt. Every time I put the shirt on, I hope people understand what it means to me. I always go out wanting to do my best for the club, the team and the fans.

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“I am upset for my part in the defeat. Mistakes happen in football, but we pick ourselves up and go, ”Lingard said on social media.


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