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​Maguire urges Man Utd to turnaround 'strange' stat

Manchester United captain Harry Maguire hopes the team can turnaround their habit of constantly falling behind away from home.

The Red Devils have won four times away from home in the Premier League this season after going behind.

While it shows their resilience and quality late in games, Maguire would prefer they win more conventionally in the future.

Asked about that stat, Maguire told MUTV: "Well, I didn't know that.

"I think it says we need to start scoring the first goal to give us a bit of help! It's a strange stat to hear.

"I actually don't think we are starting games badly. Everton, we started the game really well. [Against Southampton], we started really well.

"We are conceding bad goals at bad moments, maybe, but we are showing great resilience, spirit and character, which is something this squad has in abundance.

"We work tirelessly on the training pitch, we want to do so well for this club, we want to be a success, we want to win trophies and that is what it's about at this club. So, when we don't do that, we need to drive for more. It comes from hunger and spirit.

"It's a strange stat, but it does show great character."

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