“A big game for us” – Manchester United manager Moyes
League Cup 3rd round:
Manchester United 1-0 Liverpool
Chicharito scores at the 46′
David Moyes on the win:
“It was a big game for us,” . “We lost at Anfield a few weeks ago and at the Etihad last week, so we wanted to put that right. Every game everyone says about me, it’s the first at something or a monkey off my back or something else.
It’s going to be the way. I thought it was a really good game – an exciting game of football between the two teams.
“If you look at the first game [between us] and this game, they were both won by set-pieces and there was not an awful lot in the games. Obviously I made a lot of changes tonight as well and made sure we used the squad and it was good to see some of them get some playing time.
It was certainly not a risk with the players I have got at Manchester United. All are international players and all of them are first-team players. There is no first team and Reserves – everyone can play in the team. Some of the performances were exceptional tonight, they really were, and they had to be.
“I thought it was a brilliant atmosphere at Old Trafford tonight. I’ve come to a lot of games here before but tonight was a brilliant atmosphere. It was a great cup tie and the supporters have done great. I’m just pleased to get the game won.”