Man United were the better side for much of the game at Stamford Bridge but an Eden Hazard goal eventually sealed three points for the hosts.
Herrera believes United deserved more from the match and urged his teammates to keep their good momentum going:
We deserved more. I’m proud of the team.We must keep improving//Merecimos más,orgulloso del equipo.A seguir mejorando pic.twitter.com/oV6b8Cu71R
United missed Carrick in particular as it meant Herrera had to take more of the responsibility in midfield. The 25-year-old could not link up as well with Juan Mata and United’s attacking play suffered as a result.
Nevertheless, it is no shame to lose to Chelsea away from home. Jose Mourinho’s side will more than likely go on to win the Premier League title and it’s games like that which will seal it. With a solid pre-season and a couple new signings, there is no reason why United can’t challenge next term.