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Man Utd boss Solskjaer: Leicester deserved win; we weren't good enough in 50/50s

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admits David de Gea being their best player summed up their defeat at Leicester City.

Solskjaer says Leicesrer deserved their 4-2 win.

He said, "Today, the goals we conceded were disappointing, the timing of them and the way they were conceded. We weren't good enough in the second balls, the 50/50s, the things that make you earn the right to win a game of football. Unfortunately, we couldn't get it our way. It says everything when David [De Gea] was our best player and we concede four goals. We were not good enough - with and without the ball. You have to run, block and tackle and we didn't do that enough.

"We didn't deserve a point. We got the lead, Mason showed his quality and then we give them a goal. All the goals we conceded were disappointing in the way we conceded. It wasn't just the midfield, but we were too easy to play through. Maybe we gave too much space, but that's the whole team. I agree we didn't defend well enough. Today, we just didn't do things well enough."

On Harry Maguire's return, Solskjaer added: "It was my decision to play Harry, he's worked hard with the rehab. He looked ready. He's a massive player for us and we want him back as soon as we can. Yeah, maybe he needed a first half to get going. He got better as the game got on."


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