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Man Utd boss Mourinho: Alexis showed class, maturity on winning debut; Way impressed me

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho was delighted with their comfortable win at FA Cup opponents Yeovil Town.

Alexis Sanchez made his debut on the night and had a hand in two of the four goals. United won 4-0 at Huish Park as Marcus Rashford, Ander Herrera, Jesse Lingard and Romelu Lukaku all struck.

Afterwards, Mourinho stated: "These matches are difficult if the attitude is not correct. In the first half they gave us a difficult time, pressing and aggressive on the ball and on the shinpads. I could hear Darren Way on the touchline, he knew what he was saying, they were organised.

"But in the second half we had control of the game and had more space and more quality, we killed the game."

On Alexis, Mourinho was delighted.

"Alexis Sanchez is a fantastic addition, everyone is happy that he comes. Good players want good players. The question is always which one is going to be left out, it is not about that for us.

"We have a fantastic group of attacking players and he is another one with more maturity and experience. His choice for the second goal is a choice that a player like Marcus Rashford is too nervous to make that kind of decision. He brings maturity and class."

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