De Gea happy with ‘important’ save

first_imgManchester United De Gea happy with ‘important’ wonder save after Man United scrape Sevilla draw Ryan Benson 06:57 2/22/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) DeGea - cropped Getty Images Manchester United UEFA Champions League Sevilla v Manchester United Sevilla David de Gea Manchester United were indebted to David de Gea as they took a 0-0 Champions League draw from Sevilla and the goalkeeper was satisfied. An understated David de Gea was satisfied with an astonishing save he labelled “important” after preserving a 0-0 draw for Manchester United at Sevilla.Jose Mourinho appeared to set up for a draw at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan and he got exactly that, with Sevilla controlling the majority of the contest, but unable to find a way past De Gea.AdChoices广告They came closest through Luis Muriel, who saw a point-blank header pawed over the crossbar shortly before the interval. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player De Gea had little interest in revelling in his spectacular intervention, admitting that Vincenzo Montella’s side perhaps deserved more.He told BT Sport: “It was at the last minute of the first half so it was an important moment of the game. “I made the save. I’m happy for that.”I think they had the best chances of the game. We defended well, but they had control of the ball, they played really well but the result is open and we need to play the second leg at Old Trafford.”United only mustered a solitary shot on target in the game and Chris Smalling also espoused the importance of a second leg on home soil.”It opened up in the second half,” he said. “After the end of that first half, where David made a couple of good saves, they didn’t have clear-cut chances but it’s in our hands at home and you’ve got to win at home to go through anywayDavid de Gea to the rescue for Manchester United.Will THAT save prove crucial in the tie? #UCL pic.twitter.com/PXU95tbr93— UEFA Champions League (@ChampionsLeague) February 21, 2018″The atmosphere is very good here. It was loud, you can tell it was emotional and we had to dig in at times.”You could tell they tired in that second half. The last 20 minutes we tried to put pressure on and it was very open.”But it’s a result that [means] we’re confident at home.”last_img read more

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