Man United's Herrera denies spitting on City crest

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It was supposed to be an afternoon of celebration for the City players and their fans, and everything looked to be going to plan after first half goals from Vincent Kompany and Ilkay Gundogan saw them head into the break 2-0 up.

Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera is said to be "mortified" at suggestions that he deliberately spat on a Manchester City crest during Saturday's clash.

Why he's here: Pogba scored a pair of goals two minutes apart to erase Manchester City's 2-0 half-time lead and set United on their way to a 3-2 comeback win in the derby.

Chris Smalling's volley 15 minutes later completed a turnaround which began in the dressing room with Young reminding his team-mates of their duty to the club and the fans. We created enough to score more.

But United sprung a stunning comeback, with Paul Pogba scoring twice before Chris Smalling volleyed home the victor to delay City's title party. Of course you always have bad moments, and we've had bad moments the last two games.

Manchester United are now in second place in the Premier League table as they bid to secure a top-four finish and book their place in the Champions League for next season.

"We played the same way we done all the season, we kept the same level of performance, but today it didn't work".

"Beaten by your rivals at their ground and to then have to sit there and watch them lift the Premier League trophy - all of this while the home fans laugh at you there downtrodden, embarrassed, worthless, a beaten man/team", he wrote. Are we going to stand for that?

'I was feeling sorry for [the fans] in the first half because it was going to be a hard day for all of them - but this is Manchester United and no one should ever underestimate it'. We need to thank them all.

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