Maguire on Manchester United’s chances of progressing to the knockout stage of the Champions League

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Manchester United captain Harry Maguire has expressed confidence the club will qualify for the Champions League knockout stage and is already eager to face Leipzig and win the game.

The Englishman is pleased with the team’s performance in our defeat against PSG and believes there are a lot of positives from our home defeat against the French Champions.

“We want to stay in control and go through to the knockout stages,” said Harry Maguire after the 3-1 loss to Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League.

“We have to make sure we go to Leipzig and win the game. We performed well here at Old Trafford against them and we can go to Leipzig full of confidence. I’ll pick the lads up and I’m sure the gaffer will as well.

“Ultimately, we fell short tonight – playing for Manchester United, it’s not good enough to be beaten on your own patch. We’re disappointed for sure but we have got to take the positives. We can take plenty of positives out of tonight.”

We need a point in our last group game against RB Leipzig to seal qualification into the Champions League knockout stage.