Jose Mourinho hails Marouane Fellaini as Manchester United’s gamechanger - football

Jose Mourinho hails Marouane Fellaini as Manchester United’s gamechanger

Fellaini helped stage a late comeback (Picture: Getty)
Jose Mourinho praised Marouane Fellaini as the crucial factor in Manchester United’s comeback win over Juventus in the Champions League.
Juventus let slip a 1-0 lead when Juan Mata struck a superb free-kick in the 86th minute, before Alex Sandro diverted the ball into his own net with a minute of normal time left.
Sandro’s own goal game after Ashley Young’s cross caused chaos at Juventus’ back post, with Fellaini making his presence known in the box.
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‘We managed to win because we played a very, very positive match and we looked for the victory to the very end. We looked for it,’ Mourinho said.
‘Fellaini changes the game, most often at home. We didn?t have him in the first leg, Juventus introduced (Andrea) Barzagli to control us, but we immediately went direct and got the goals.
Mourinho called on Fellaini from the bench (Picture: Reuters)
‘We introduced Juan Mata not for the free kicks, but to put the crosses in for Fellaini, who always dominates in the air.
‘A poi...
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