"Manchester United are more lucky than us!" said Mancini. "But this is not important.
"The pitch is always the same, home or away. We still play 11 v 11. 'What is important is that we recover after every game because playing in the Champions League is very hard.
"The game after a Champions League game is always a problem for teams, but this is why you build a big squad because it makes it possible to make four or five changes."