We won an important game but not a decisive one.
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We knew Manchester United were not in the best form at the moment and we came to attack and played very well.
Losing three internationals in this match were the reason for our poor second half.
In the first half we played well but we suffered a goal from a corner. In the second period we changed the team but Ricardo Rocha was sent off and our work became harder. This is a terrible start for us but we will keep on working. I think we will improve because we have a good team.
But this match gives us hope.
It's going to be hard in Liverpool, but sometimes we play better against big-name teams.
I said before the match that I did not see them scoring three or four goals on the basis of their recent matches. And when you create three or four chances in the first 20 minutes and don't score, it is going to be a big mental problem.
We did something people did not expect. It was a great job.
These are two great clubs and history is history. We admire George Best as well, but that has no influence over tomorrow's game.