Today the Manchester United side won their match against the Middlesbrough side by 3-1 goals and keeps their hopes alive for top four finishers.


The Portuguese manager accolades about his crew after they won the match against their counterpart and they ensured they have two doors open to the Champions league.

The special one had claimed that this week a draw would be a wonderful result for his team, after their hectic recent schedule,

Today Mourinho has made several changes in his squad because of their busy schedule and Marouane Fellaini and Jesse Lingard scored the opening two goals for them in the first half and after that their right back Valencia scored the final decisive goal for them,

Right now the Manchester United side is three points aback from the top four and they are into the quarter-final of the Europa league, and Mourinho is delighted that they have more than one option to secure their place in the Champions league.

Mourinho said: "I'm super happy,"

"The attitude of the boys was magnificent. I made them feel important, trusted.

"We organized the team to come here and do what we did until the second goal: defend well, don't concede, be dangerous on the counter-attack, play with the fast boys in front.


"Until two-zero, the game was the game we wanted. Then they played direct football with Gestede and [Alvaro] Negredo, we brought an extra defender in [Marcos Rojo] to cope with that, but our mistake was that we let them push.

"You are always worried, especially when you miss chances like we did in the first half. Anything can happen with big football, with tall, direct players. It was open until the end.


"I was exactly expecting this. I knew that that answer would be positive, according to the qualities of my players. I cannot expect Marcus [Rashford] to be Zlatan [Ibrahimovic], [Michael] Carrick to be [Paul] Pogba or Ashley Young to be [Daley] Blind. But they have their qualities.

"The good thing is that the group is really United. It's a group of friends, a group of guys, everybody fights for everybody. The spirit is fantastic.


"We have two doors open for Champions League football, so we will try for the Europa League and for fourth place in the Premier League, and see what happens."