Manchester United captain Harry Maguire has claimed that the team has turned a corner defensively after our early struggles.
The United center-back insists that conceding six against Tottenham Hotspur was a rude awakening for the team.
But he also concedes that they still yet to get the balance right both in attacking and defensive play.
Speaking about Man United’s improvement with their defensive work in recent weeks after keeping 2 clean sheets in our last 3 games, Harry Maguire said: “Obviously, as the captain, I focus more on the team than individually.
“We started the season off defensively not in the best shape against Crystal Palace. We were too open and then Tottenham we let ourselves go, especially when we were down to 10 men.
“To concede six in any league game, especially at this club, isn’t good enough. We’ve worked hard on that since we’ve come back from the international break and I feel, since the international break, defensively, we’ve been really good.
“We aren’t conceding many chances at all. I think Arsenal had a couple and we’ve conceded two own-goals and a soft penalty. Defensively, we feel like we’re on the right track, but we need to get the balance right and that’s our job as well, in terms of the attacking shape and the balance of attacking and defending.”
The team struggled defensively after we conceded 12 goals in our first three Premier League games this season.
But there have been massive improvements as we have only conceded 3 goals in 5 games after the last international break.