01/04/2018 09:00, Report by Jamie Allen
Manchester United defender Victor Lindelof insists David De Gea’s incredible second-half double save proved the Spaniard’s fantastic quality yet again as the Reds secured a comfortable 16th Premier League clean sheet in a 2-0 win over Swansea City at Old Trafford.
Lindelof played his part in the centre of defence as the Reds held firm for another shut-out, whilst first-half goals from Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez were enough to secure the three points.
The Swede paid credit to United’s no.1 after his brilliant double save from Tammy Abraham, the first of which could easily be added to our show-reel of his top Premier League saves, as the Reds secured a 16th clean sheet of 2017/18 – the most in the Premier League thus far.
“Swansea had two good opportunities in the second half, but we had David De Gea in goal and like I always say he is a fantastic goalkeeper,” Victor told MUTV. “I think [those two saves] prove his quality. The opponent might not have much [shots at goal], but he is always ready when shots do come and always there to save them. He is a fantastic player.
“We always want to keep a clean sheet, that’s very important for us because if we keep a clean sheet, we know our attacking players can score goals.“
Lindelof was pleased with the first-half showing and credited the front players for some brilliant link-up…