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José Mourinho says Manchester United could have ‘closed’ tie against Celta Vigo

• Manager happy with performance but says team had chances to score more
• Matchwinner Marcus Rashford may be among players to miss Arsenal fixture

José Mourinho praised Manchester United’s display against Celta Vigo but bemoaned their missed chances after their 1-0 win in the Europa League semi-final, first leg here.

Marcus Rashford’s fine 67th-minute free-kick sealed United’s vital away victory but Mourinho again saw his side pass up several chances to make them firmer favourites to reach the final following next week’s return leg. Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Jesse Lingard were the main culprits, particularly in the first half. Mourinho said: “I’m very pleased with the performance but not pleased with the result. At half-time it should be already, I don’t want to say three, but two, and the result is open and I think we did enough to have the result closed. So next week a big match at Old Trafford. We played well enough to have the result closed but we have to go and play at Old Trafford.

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José Mourinho says Manchester United could have ‘closed’ tie against Celta Vigo

• Manager happy with performance but says team had chances to score more
• Matchwinner Marcus Rashford may be among players to miss Arsenal fixture

José Mourinho praised Manchester United’s display against Celta Vigo but bemoaned their missed chances after their 1-0 win in the Europa League semi-final, first leg here.

Marcus Rashford’s fine 67th-minute free-kick sealed United’s vital away victory but Mourinho again saw his side pass up several chances to make them firmer favourites to reach the final following next week’s return leg. Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Jesse Lingard were the main culprits, particularly in the first half. Mourinho said: “I’m very pleased with the performance but not pleased with the result. At half-time it should be already, I don’t want to say three, but two, and the result is open and I think we did enough to have the result closed. So next week a big match at Old Trafford. We played well enough to have the result closed but we have to go and play at Old Trafford.

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