By Michael Kelleher
Last Updated: 09/11/18 10:17am
Jose Mourinho has praised the spirit of his Manchester United side, saying they always find a way to fight back.
United have twice battled back from going a goal away down away from home this week, beating both Juventus and Bournemouth 2-1.
They face another difficult game on Sunday when they travel to the Etihad Stadium to play Manchester City, and Mourinho is hoping they will not be forced to try and come from behind once again.
“We are not a team that gives up. We are a team that always finds a way to fight back, sometimes changing results and other times not,” Mourinho said.
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“We are a team that has that collective spirit to fight back but it is not always possible.
“So if we keep conceding goals before the opponent we will arrive at the day where we cannot come back so we have to make sure that we grow up, not just in our approach, but also in our compactness [in order to] start matches well.
“Against Juventus, I have to say that happened. We conceded a goal in minute 60 or something like that and we had a good start. I would even say that in the first 15 or 20 minutes we were totally in control.”
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