Jose Mourinho delighted with Manchester United's response at Swansea after Huddersfield defeat

Oct 26, 2017, 00:56
Jose Mourinho delighted with Manchester United's response at Swansea after Huddersfield defeat

Paul Clement admits Manchester United thoroughly deserved to beat his Swansea side 2-0 on Tuesday evening.

Three days after blaming his players' attitude for defeat at Huddersfield, the Portuguese hailed a much-improved performance as Jesse Lingard's first brace for the club sealed a place in the quarter-finals.

"There were no injuries either, so it is a good day", Mourinho told Sky Sports, after the win over the Swans.

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It was just what United needed after the shock of their first Premier League defeat of the season, although Swansea were accommodating hosts at the Liberty Stadium.

Second-placed United go into Saturday's game at Old Trafford above Spurs on goal difference.

"It's true we didn't create too many chances at Liverpool, and in Benfica we controlled the match but also didn't create as many chances as we would like".

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The former Barcelona and England striker said Tuanzebe was "confident, quick, comfortable on the ball" and that he possesses a "real intelligence to his game". I chose to play with three because Victor was not coming with his confidence levels very, very high, so I made a decision to play both with the experience of Smalling and we were ok.

With United struggling to deal with injuries in the middle of the park, it was good to see a youngster come through and prove he can handle the pressures of the game.

Jose Mourinho says he still gets the same thrill from coaching in the Premier League.

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"But I think we have got some very good feelings back now and this is what we need to face Tottenham". "Apart from that, I have no news and no hopes (for any other players)".

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