David de Gea 6.5 – Only had to make one save of note following Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s misguided ball in the 63rd minute. Distributed the ball confidently once again.
Ashley Young 7.5 – A superb return to action. Produced a solid, disciplined display at right back, working exhaustively to keep Basel’s left hand side quiet. Reminded supporters of his superb delivery with a pin-point assist for Marouane Fellaini in the first half and looked fluid on the ball, even as the game entered its latter stages.
Chris Smalling 7 – Enjoyed a commanding return to action at the back, keeping Ricky van Wolfswinkel at bay and dominating in the air.
Victor Lindelof 6 – Looked composed on the ball and produced a number of precise passes forward but his positioning continues ...
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