Diogo Dalot, the defender who wants to score

The Portuguese defender stays at the end of all training sessions to practice shooting with Andreas Pereira.

Portuguese defender Diogo Dalot has scored only two goals in his career.

He scored them both with Porto B in the LigaPro competition, the Portuguese second-division.

But he has told the Manchester United official website today, that he wants to score just as his teammate Andreas Pereira does.

And this is why he always stays more time of the pitch after training.

“It’s true that Andreas practices that shot,“ Diogo said.

“There are three or four of us who stick around at the end of the training sessions, I included, to practice.”

“Who knows, maybe one day I can score a goal like that! Against Southampton it was Andreas and we are glad that he can help the team, and it was a great goal,” he added.

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“We always try to score goals – it doesn’t matter if it’s a beautiful goal or not, but today we had some quite beautiful goals and that always makes the atmosphere good.”

“The most important thing was just the three points and the win,” Dalot commented.

“This is Man United. When you’re 1-0 down we know the crowd always pushes for us and we wanted to win it.”

“I think the badge speaks for itself when we talk about comebacks, desire, and attitude, and for us, it was just another game that we gave everything in,” he continued.

“It was like a two-second punch in the stomach when we conceded that second goal, it was a good goal too which David [De Gea] had no chance with. But we knew we had maybe 10 minutes more and, as I said, it’s Man United and we wanted to win it, and Rom got us the other goal.


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