Evans admits early goals becoming bad Man Utd habit

Manchester United defender Jonny Evans admits conceding early goals is becoming a bad habit.

Manchester United defender Jonny Evans admits conceding early goals is becoming a bad habit.

For victory over Champions League opponents Braga, the Reds fell behind for an eighth time in 12 games this season and Sir Alex's side's powers of recovery continue to be tested.

"We lost the two goals early doors so we were glad to get the result in the end," admitted Evans. "It's happened quite a lot and is becoming a bit of a habit. Hopefully, it's something we can eradicate as we don't want to give ourselves that kind of deficit at the start of games. We need to get a better start in the future.

"I think some of the link-up play was fantastic with Robin [van Persie], 'Wazza' [Wayne Rooney], Chicharito, [Shinji] Kagawa and [Tom] Cleverley. The forward play was excellent and I thought we were unlucky to go in 2-1 at half time actually.

"Obviously, we want to wrap up the group as soon as possible and give the manager a chance to maybe rest one or two players in the last couple of games as there's a hectic fixture schedule coming up for us - especially coming into December - so it'll be nice to get that sewn up."

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