Manchester United goalkeeper Andre Onana requested an interview after his side's 4-3 loss to Bayern Munich on Wednesday to face up to his costly error during the game.
Leroy Sane opened the scoring for Bayern midway through the first half as his low effort from the edge of the penalty area somehow found its way under Onana, who has now conceded 14 goals in his first six games as United's goalkeeper.
After the game, Onana is understood to have specifically requested a televised interview in which he took responsibility for his error and admitted he has not been good enough so far this season.
He told : «It's difficult to lose this way as we started very good but after my mistake we lost control of the game.
»It's a difficult situation for us, and me, as I let the team down. The team was really good but it was because of me we didn't win this game. I'm happy for the work of the team but we have to move on — that is the life of a goalkeeper. We didn't win today because of me.
«Their first shot on target, I made a mistake, so the team went down because of that mistake. I have to learn, be strong and move on although it's not an easy situation. I'm happy with the comeback of the team, we were fighting until the end.
»I have a lot to prove. My start in Manchester has not been good or how I want. The way I played today was one of my worst games.
«It's difficult as we are a big club who wants to win everything. It was a good opportunity to bounce back after the situation we are facing — it's a tough time, we have to be together and continue to work hard.»
Onana later added to : «Mistakes are part of life as a goalkeeper. I have to assume the responsibility, we lost this game because of me. S**t happens in life, but I think thatRead on 90min.com