Danilo admits the City players are hugely disappointed but with the title so close, says there is so much to be positive about.

DANILO: WE WILL BOUNCE BACK QUICKLY

The Brazilian defender pointed to a stunning first half against United as cause for optimism, but refused to lay blame for the Blues' 3-2 loss.

"We win together and we lose together," he said.

"It was not a failure of not taking our chances or not defending crosses, it is just hard to explain but now we must focus on Tuesday and put this behind us."

Danilo also called on City fans to match the derby atmosphere against Liverpool.

"They were amazing today and have been fantastic all season and they can help us so much," he said. "If they can repeat that against Liverpool it will give us a huge lift