Manchester United manager Ralf Rangnick has expressed his feelings of excitement at the players he brought on to change the game against Westham.
Substitutes Anthony Martial, Edinson Cavani and Marcus Rashford all combined to score the only goal of the game as Man United take the fourth spot in a nail-biting encounter against Westham.
Speaking at the post-match press conference, Rangnick said he was “very pleased the three subs prepared…and scored the goal.”
“I am very pleased the three subs prepared the goal and scored the goal. All were involved. That makes it even more important. I would love to have those two points from Villa Park, but with 17 points now we are pleased.”
Manchester United had surrendered a two-goal lead to settle for a 2-2 draw against Aston Villa last weekend before securing a 3-1 win at Brentford in West London.
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Rangnick also expressed how deserved his side were, to get all three points at death:
“If you score in the last second of the game that is the best type of wins, a clean sheet. I think in the end we deserved to win — a few moments at the end I wished we would have passed the ball instead of shooting from wherever.” He said.
The former RB Leipzig boss further commented on his players’ good physical conditioning and their defensive play as they consolidated on the win at Brentford.
“Bearing in mind we played a few days ago against Brentford, the team looked physically good. We knew it would take patience, the way we played defensively, won balls back, I was really happy with that.” He added.
Manchester United will be on the road during the week as they will be travelling to Turf Moor where a game-hungry Burnley will be waiting.