"Manchester United did nothing to win the game" - Ronaldo

Mourinho: They abused me for 90 minutes, I just wanted to hear them a little more

Mourinho: They abused me for 90 minutes, I just wanted to hear them a little more

Nobody was expecting that scoreline. He'd probably decline to celebrate if he could redo it, but at least he quickly realized what he did will be seen as wrong by the United fans and tried to make up for it. Not at half-time in Turin or when Cristiano Ronaldo's 65th minute rocket put his side ahead.

FW Jesse Lingard, 6 - Back in the team after seven games out but started well, finding pockets of space in the first half, particularly when United were trying to break. Victor Lindelof and Ashley Young excelled in the United defence and stuck to their job - and, in Lindelof's case, Ronaldo.

As I said on 5 live, I would not single out any of United's players for praise.

United looked confident in possession in the opening exchanges but it was Juventus who had another chance shortly after as Rodrigo Bentancur's shot from outside the box was deflected behind for a corner.

City has also lost only one match in any competition this season - a 2-1 setback at home against Lyon - and has scored 12 goals in its past two matches.

When Juan Mata's free-kick curled over an unusually disorganised Juventus wall and past Wojciech Szczesny after 86 minutes, Massimiliano's Allegri's side were stunned. They bought that player (Ronaldo), they want to win everything, they can win everything and we are a team where numerous players didn't play big matches like this in the Champions League.

Mata had been on the field six minutes, Marouanne Fellaini too, but they were inspired substitutions. Again, the goal came from a free-kick after Fellaini had pushed forward in attack and Anthony Martial had threatened. I think it's respect.

Prior to the comeback win over Newcastle reports suggested Mourinho would be sacked by the United hierarchy, regardless of the result. With Lukaku they are more inclined to play direct, whereas Sánchez is really good at dropping deeper and linking up with the midfield and wingers.

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"They did not know when to press and United were simply not in the game long enough to hurt Juventus".

There has been more confidence and attacking intent about the team in recent weeks, looking at their best when their backs are to the wall and when they are underdogs with the vultures circling.

"I didn't realise it was a fantastic goal until I saw the replay", he said. "We didn't have him in the first leg, Juventus introduced Barzagli to control us, but we immediately went direct and got the goals", Mourinho explained.

"Onwards and upwards, and especially with the big game on Sunday it's very good momentum for us to go into that", United defender Luke Shaw said.

"We carried on, we pushed and we know that we can be risky on free-kicks because they defend very well". City have scored 12 goals in their last two matches and are in unbelievable form, with Riyad Mahrez showing why he was right to leave Leicester and join a bigger club.

Pogba didn't excel, but he was well received at his former club on his return to Italy. United's man in form and their most unsafe forward again.

Rashford is now in Turin with the Manchester United squad as they prepare to take on Ronaldo's Juventus at the Allianz Stadium in the Champions League on Wednesday evening. "But I think it changed from when we won at Old Trafford 6-1 and the mentality changed a little bit that day".

City has only dropped points against Liverpool this season and has lost only one league match at home in almost two years - but that was against United in April.

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