Fifteen factors from a potential eighteen comfortably allowed Manchester United to advance to the knockout stage of the Champions League, after a routine win over CSKA Moscow at Previous Trafford.
Chatting with BT Sport and the official website after the sport, the Portuguese boss was happy along with his facet’s show after a controversial put the Crimson Devils on the again foot within the second half.
“We confirmed however we confirmed the way in which we wished to, which was taking part in nicely and having a outcome,” mentioned Mourinho post-match. “[At] half-time we had been shedding however taking part in nicely. I used to be not sad with the gamers in any respect.
“Within the second half, we had that sturdy response, we actually didn’t need to lose the match and I feel the boys performed professionally. I used to be happy with the perspective of the gamers.”
Objectives from Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashford wrapped up a cushty win, regardless of a purpose that gave the impression to be offside to offer CSKA the impetus, due to a Alan Dzagoev deflection. Advancing to the knockout stage, Mourinho was bullish in who his staff may get subsequent within the competitors.
“I’m not the luckiest man with attracts so it is higher I shut up and overlook it as a result of we solely play in February and till then I’ve to focus on the English competitions,” added the Crimson Devils supervisor. “However I feel it would not matter which staff we get within the draw – I do not assume that staff can be leaping with happiness to play in opposition to us.”
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Contemplating Manchester United may nonetheless face German giants Bayern Munich, Serie A champions Juventus or back-to-back Champions League holders Actual Madrid, the prospect of going through an elite membership needs to be extra of a priority for the ever-confident Mourinho.