Keown wrote in the Daily Mail: "He is playing with real fire and put in a magnificent performance. Yes, he missed a chance, but he did not let it affect his game. Strikers miss chances every weekend, it's how they respond that matters.
"In the past, Torres would have been off the pitch at the time he scored his goal. But Mourinho showed faith in him by keeping him on until the end. Torres kept chasing the game and it was a goal that showed real desire and belief.
"Mourinho has his striker fired up and we cannot underestimate his influence in the Spaniard's revival."
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