Manchester United midfielder Jesse Lingard has expressed heartbreak after his mistake led to the Young Boys’ Champions League clash to victory.
Unified He took the lead in the opening match of the group matches in Switzerland. Cristiano Ronaldo, but the game faltered when Aaron Wan-Bissaka was ejected after a thoughtless challenge to Christopher Martins Pereira.
The Young Boys tied in the middle of the second half and United looked ready for a 1-1 draw before Jordan Siebatcheu was locked in a back pass. Jesse Lingard Chasing the Swiss team to victory.
And now Lingard has opened up about the mistake for the first time, explaining that the result ‘hurt’ him and that he is ‘sorry’ for his role in the loss.
The United midfielder wrote in a tweet: “Last night I hurt. Every time I wear the shirt, I hope people understand what it means to me.
“I’m always out to do what’s best for the club, the team and the fans.
“I’m sorry for my part in the loss. Mistakes happen in football, but we pick ourselves up and hit the road again.”
The fans were quick to throw their support behind Lingard, sending reassuring messages to the midfielder.
One fan wrote: “Your comeback is going to be tremendous bro, we always have your back.”
Another added: “Keep your head up jLingz.”
The third wrote, “Keep your head up, Jesse. We’re with you.”
A fourth wrote: “It was just a mistake bro, and it happens in football. Keep your head up and get back up quickly. Better games.”
In Tuesday night’s other Group F match, Villarreal and Atalanta drew 2-2 at El Madrigal and kicked United out of the group after one game.
Midfielder Pogba, who completed 90 minutes of the match, insisted United would “bounce back” after the defeat. He posts a rallying cry on his Instagram page.
“We didn’t get the result we wanted, but we’ll be back,” said the Frenchman, who wanted to help United maintain their undefeated start to the Premier League season against West Ham on Sunday afternoon.