Jesus: ‘As a team, we have to raise the level’

Gabriel Jesus provided an honest assessment of our performance following our 2-2 draw with West Ham on Sunday. 

Our No 9 opened the scoring and played a key role in our second goal too, but after seeing us lose control of the game and consequently our two-goal lead, he was quick to emphasise the need for the team to ‘raise the level’ in future matches. 

“Once again, the three points were in our hands,” said Jesus in his post-match interview. “Obviously the game is 90 minutes, it’s not 20, in this case, today, 30 minutes. As a team, we have to raise the level and come back to our principles.

“We know our strength, we know what we can do. Where we want to attack the opponent, in the first 10 to 20 minutes we did so good, after that we dropped our level and that obviously cannot happen if you want to fight for the title.

“It started from like 5 or 10 minutes before the penalty, because exactly after we scored the second goal we stopped. As a team, it’s no time to blame, as a team we have to raise the level again and come back to our principles and like I said win the games, that’s the only way we can arrive next month and then fight for the title again.’ 

Watch the full video with Gabby above

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