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Smalling pleased as Man Utd bounce back in league cup

Manchester United defender Chris Smalling was delighted with the clubs ability to recoil from Sunday's horror derby loss to Manchester City.

The Red Devils edged Liverpool 1-0 in the third round of the Capital One Cup in a hard-fought contest at Old Trafford which was warmly welcomed by Smalling.

"It was a massive turnaround," he told Sky Sports 1.

"It was a big stage for us to go out there.

"There was a lot of doubt at the weekend, we needed to go out and put on a performance."

He added: "I felt like it was end to end for pretty much 90 minutes.

"It shows we can go out there on the big occasion and produce."

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