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Eriksen: Man United's Resilient 3-2 Comeback Reflects "Focus and Character"



Manchester United's resilient 3-2 comeback victory reflects the team's character and focus, says Denmark midfield maestro Christian Eriksen.


In a thrilling match at Old Trafford on Saturday, United exhibited their unwavering determination as they orchestrated an incredible 3-2 comeback win against Forest at Old Trafford.



The home team fell behind with two quick goals from Taiwo Awoniyi and Willy Boly. However, United's inventive midfielder Eriksen narrowed the gap by neatly finishing Marcus Rashford's accurately delivered low cross.

After halftime, Casemiro levelled the score by capitalising on Bruno Fernandes' header, directed skillfully by a floated pass from Rashford. As the match progressed, Fernandes confidently converted a penalty, sealing a thrilling comeback win for Erik ten Hag's squad.


"We showed character to turn the game around and get three points. We still had the confidence and playing at home, we knew we'd get the chances. It's just about taking them," Eriksen remarked in an interview with Sky Sports, highlighting the team's belief in their ability to make a comeback.



Reflecting on the first half and the team's response, Eriksen noted: "Second half we controlled the game. We had the positivity and the quality to come back. It's a big surprise to go 2-0 down. The second one was a lucky goal and you felt it was going to be a tough one."

Eriksen, 31, who played a pivotal role in the team's resurgence, expressed his satisfaction with his goal and his contribution to the victory. "Very pleased. We have a lot of players who can play so it's up to the manager to pick the team. I was happy to play today and get the goal to help the team," he said.



When the topic of off-field distractions arose, Eriksen highlighted the team's singular focus on football and their determination to bring their best to the pitch. He said: "It's always the same, our focus is on the football and on the pitch. After you lose, you are a little bit more angry and you have to take that onto the pitch. We did that today. We can't think about what is happening off the pitch."

Man United's remarkable comeback victory not only showcased their resilience but also highlighted their commitment to staying concentrated on the game, regardless of external factors. With Eriksen's pivotal role and the team's collective spirit, they proved their ability to overcome adversity and secure a thrilling win that left fans at Old Trafford on the edge of their seats.



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