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Man Utd defender Lindelof hails attacking teammates for RB Leipzig win

Manchester United defender Victor Lindelof hailed their attack after thrashing Champions League opponents RB Leipzig.

United's defence also performed well to keep a clean sheet at the other end but Sweden international Lindelof praised the forwards for the win.

"As a defensive unit with David (de Gea) as well we know that if we keep a clean sheet the guys up front give us a great chance," Lindelof told MUTV. "Most of the time they score goals as well.

"Our job is always to try and keep it locked down at the back because we have a lot of firepower up front."

Marcus Rashford's excellent hat-trick stole the show for United on a comfortable night for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side and Lindelof was full of praise for the English forward in particular.

He added: "I am very, very happy for him. To come in and score three goals like that is unbelievable. He changed the game completely and the things he did with the ball and the chances he created... he's a fantastic player and I'm very happy for him."

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