Louis van Gaal hails ‘fantastic’ Manchester United win over Shrewsbury

22 February 2016 11:26
• United sweep into FA Cup quarter-finals with 3-0 win• Van Gaal hopes side can use confidence against MidtjyllandLouis van Gaal hailed a “committed” Manchester United performance as they swept aside Shrewsbury Town to set up an FA Cup quarter-final at home against West Ham United and, in the process, enjoyed a timely confidence boost before Thursday’s crucial Europa League second-leg last-32 match against Midtjylland.Chris Smalling scored United’s first and Juan Mata got the second with a contentious free-kick routine that Van Gaal claimed they had learned from watching Midtjylland. Jesse Lingard, Ander Herrera and Anthony Martial all stood offside initially, behind the Shrewsbury wall, before running out as Mata approached the ball. Related: Manchester United find their swagger at last to blow Shrewsbury away Related: Manchester United’s Louis van Gaal spared ignominy but still on precipice | Andy Hunter Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian