31/03/2018 17:30, Report by Jamie Allen. Video: Stephen Bibby

Jose Mourinho declared Manchester United’s first-half performance as one of the best showings at Old Trafford this season as goals from Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez proved the difference in a 2-0 win over Swansea.

The Reds returned from the international break in style after an impressive first 45 minutes effectively put the game to bed. Lukaku grabbed his 100th Premier League goal latching on to an Alexis’ pass, whilst the Chilean then netted a goal himself minutes later and that was how it stayed. Read the key points from the boss in his post-match interviews with MUTV

“[The first half] was one of the best halves we have played at Old Trafford this season. 2-0 was very short, not just in terms of our chances to score, but in terms of our quality and the beauty of our football. The second half was different, we gave them the chance they didn’t have in the first half. We gave them the ball to try and create something, we went a little bit down, maybe six of our players had international football that can tire and ache. They probably let the game and the intensity go down and felt the game was under control.”

“Overall seven matches to go, three very important points, we want to finish in the best possible position which is the second position. We are there for the whole season and clearly I think we…

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