However, United showed great resolve as they won the encounter following a superb Juan Mata free-kick as well as a last-minute own goal by Alex Sandro.
"United can not afford to be slowly out of the blocks again this weekend, and I feel it will be Pep Guardiola's side who win the last game before the worldwide break".
However, the Portuguese explained he was justified to do so after they verbally abused him throughout the game.
"That's true, I received an offer from them [City] and even talked to my Brazilian team-mates who play for our neighbours", Fred said. I didn't insult them.
"A point or three would have changed little for Juventus, but three points makes a big difference to us".
"I know the millions of Inter fans are happy with that. Hopefully we can get all three points".
First-half strikes from Nabil Fekir and Tanguy Ndombele put Lyon in control at the Groupama Stadium, and Kasim Nuhu's sending off shortly after the restart left Hoffenheim with a mountain to climb.
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"We came here to play like a team that was against a side with different potential on every level", he added.
"They are a fantastic team with an unbelievable record at home".
The United manager said City were "untouchable" in reference to their organisational capabilities and expertise in the transfer market, but would not be drawn on whether he thought they had fiddled the books. "Everybody knows their ambitions".
It was Juve's first loss in any competition this season. "We played with that (spirit) and we scored two goals like this".
"When you win, you are more optimistic in your preparations for the next game", Herrera told the British media.
Meanhwhile, Hoffenheim revived their hopes of reaching the Champions League last 16 as Pavel Kaderabek scored an injury-time equaliser to cap a dramatic comeback with 10 men and snatch a 2-2 draw at Lyon.
"We are top of the group, we're a good team, but it's a long way for the final".
Manchester City are sitting at the top of the Premier League table and nine points ahead of Manchester United, who are trailing the Citizens in eighth spot in the table. "That Cristiano Ronaldo goal was attractive and the player [Leonardo Bonucci] that made that attractive pass, is a central defender!"