Sir Alex Ferguson has warned Manchester United, 7/1 with bookmaker, to tighten up if they want to win the Champions League this season.
The Red Devils escaped with a 3-3 draw at home to FC Basel, having thrown away a two-goal lead to trail 3-2 going into the closing stages, before Ashley Young headed home an equaliser.
An annoyed Ferguson said after the game: “I think we were careless. It’s a wake-up call in many ways.
“To concede three goals at home, the defence and midfield have to be better than that in terms of concentration.
“If you lapse, the quality of the Champions League can make you suffer.”
United drew their opening Group C game away from home at Benfica and need to register a victory next time out in Romania against Otelul Galati to get back on track for a knockout stage spot.
Ferguson’s side are still 4/9 to top the group and 1/14 to qualify for the last 16.