Manchester United boss, Louis van Gaal, labelled his side’s victory over Everton as ‘one of the best matches’.
His side showed improvement after hammered by Arsenal before the international break. The manager was impressed by the character showed my his players.
Van Gaal was glad to see Wayne Rooney return to scoring form against his former side at Goodison Park.
Louis van Gaal said, ‘It was a very good performance and I have said to my players that I was very proud of them because it is one of our best matches,’ Van Gaal said after goals from Morgan Schneiderlin, Ander Herrera and Wayne Rooney secured a surprisingly routine victory.
‘It is more than a response, that is an understatement, but I cannot find another word. It was very difficult to prepare this match because we have lost against Arsenal in a horrible way.’
Boss on Rooney, ‘You are always doubting him, He scored now. I am very happy for him. For me it is not important if he scores or not scores. ‘Maybe it is the start for many goals because he needs this goal, I think.’
Manchester derby takes place next Sunday with both sides looking excellent in the Premier League. The game will be important for both teams to increase the gap over each other.