Jose Mourinho praises Manchester United’s new players
Romelu Lukaku won praise for his Manchester United uniform debut in a competitive match from Jose Mourinho, although he missed some important chances in Real Madrid’s counter game at the European Super Cup on Wednesday (9/8) early morning which resulted in a 2-1 defeat for Red Devil.
Real Madrid successfully won the European Super Cup 2017 after two goals from Isco and Casemiro can only be replied once by Romelu Lukaku.
“He (Lukaku) tried, and certainly missed the opportunity several times. But he also scored goals, “Mourinho told a news conference.
“He’s doing a good fight against two good center-backs and I’m happy with his role and I’m happy with the way he plays for the team – I’m not tired to repeat it – an amazing army.”
Matic gives balance in midfield
Along with Lukaku, Victor Lindelof and Nemanja Matic also made a competitive debut for United. In the match counter Madrid, Matic gave space for Dani Carvajal who then helped the opening goal from Casemiro. But again Mou defend the appearance of foster children.
Mourinho said: “I think he played very well. I think when the opponent plays more of the ball, of course it’s hard for us in midfield. ”
“But in good moments he was really great, especially as we dominated in the second half after trailing 2-0.”
“He is the player we want, to move the ball in a simple way to give the team a balance to start building from behind. He is a player with great experience, many years at the highest level and have good stability, “said Mourinho.