Jones urges Man Utd not to allow derby defeat derail title hopes

Manchester United defender Phil Jones says they cannot allow their derby defeat to derail their title hopes. The Reds now face back-to-back away trips to Stoke City and West Ham.

Manchester United defender Phil Jones says they cannot allow their derby defeat to derail their title hopes.

The Reds now face back-to-back away trips to Stoke City and West Ham.

Jones’s message is clear: “We’ve got to bounce back. We’ll get on the training pitch and do what we do best: recover, and we will.

"There were a few sad faces in the dressing room after the game because it’s not one you want to get beat in," he told MUTV. "But we’ve got to keep our heads up. We’re still in a fantastic position.

“The title race is not over but we’re in a great position and the lads deserve an enormous amount of credit for putting us there. Hopefully we go [to Stoke] on Sunday, bounce back like we always do and go on to win the league.”

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