Imanol Alguacil on beating Manchester United: “There are very few people happier than me.”

“There are probably very few people happier than me,” said Real Sociedad head coach Imanol Alguacil after his side’s 1-0 win against Manchester United at Old Trafford.

“We knew we had a very strong opponent, but if we played our game we were going to have our chances. We had to have a bit of luck,” he said in quotes picked up by Diario AS.

“I’m happy with everything we tried to do. Today everything went our way, it’s the first game of the group stage and we can now think about the next one.”

On bringing on Sorloth in the second half

“I knew that Sorloth was going to give us a lot and by changing the system we could adapt better with Alex.”

La Real left-back Aihen Muñoz, who was very impressive on the night, commented on the victory at Old Trafford.

“We were very brave, and we were aggressive up front,” he said.

On marking Antony

“It is always very difficult to mark players of that quality,” he added.


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