Interviewed after a 3-1 win over Arsenal in the last 15 of the Premier League, coach Jose Mourinho praised the spirit of the players. At the same time, “Mr Special” said that with what has shown, M.U deserve to get 3 points.
On a trip to the Emirates, M.U was forced to play for Arsenal for most of the time. In the 74th minute, “Reds” also had a disadvantage when midfielder Paul Pogba got red cards after a foul on defender Hector Bellerin.
However, with good luck and the ability to finish well, M.U overcame Arsenal 3-1. In this match, Jesse Lingard shone with a brace in the 11th and 63rd minutes. The rest of M.U from Antonio Valencia (4 ‘). Across the front line, Alexandre Lacazette (49 ‘) was the only goalkeeper to be David De Gea.
This victory helped M.U continue to stay in the second place on the Premier League table with 35 points after 15 games, less than the top 5 points in Man City but more than one game. Meanwhile, Arsenal fell to No. 5 with 28 points.
In an interview after the match, Mourinho said: “I like the way M.U showed and fought. Arsenal show beautiful gameplay and there are many times that make it difficult for us. However, my students deserve to win after what has shown. I do not know much about English so can only express in words such as wonderful, extraordinary.
The tactics I set before the game was when Arsenal got the ball, all the M.U players had to take part in defense. When we owned the ball, we had to organize a quick counterattack and try to grab the opportunity that we have. ”
In addition, the Portuguese strategist also commented on the situation that led to Pogba’s red card: “Paul is a calm player. I believe that is not a deliberate situation. “