Jose Mourinho has hailed Marouane Fellaini for making a tangible difference during the latter stages of Manchester United’s smash-and-grab 2-1 win away at Juventus in the Champions League.
The 55-year-old sent on Fellaini after Juventus took the lead along with Juan Mata, who scored a wonderful free-kick to bring Man United level in Turin.
But it was the boisterous influence of Fellaini which pinned Juventus’ defence back and laid the platform for a late, scrambled winner from Ashley Young‘s set-piece.
Speaking after the game, Mourinho made note of the way Fellaini’s presence altered the dimension of United’s attacks towards the end.
Mourinho: “Fellaini changes the game, most often at home. We introduced Juan Mata not for the free kicks, but to put the ...
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