And after the match both coaches, Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte, were in agreement: United won, fair and square.
"I think they are in the position where everybody wants to be", he said.
Chelea's Conte was magnanimous in defeat.
"There are two aspects to the current situation and what we do". We need to lean on the experience we have in the dressing room and the players that have been through all this before. We have to think that there are six finals from now until the end.
Such a result would propel Conte's men into next Tuesday's Premier League game at home to Southampton with renewed confidence and the knowledge they could deliver a second psychological blow by pulling seven points clear of their closest challengers with a win 24 hours before Spurs make the hard trip to Palace.
Conversely, should Chelsea prevail it would surely give them the impetus to claim the Premier League and FA Cup double they last achieved under Carlo Ancelotti in 2010.
Mousa Dembele set Tottenham on the way to victory with his first goal of the season and the in-form Son Heung-Min doubled their advantage soon after to put them in control. Sevilla, for instance won three straight Europa League titles, until a year ago, and by the virtue of it, always secured Champions League football for the following season. And he remains confident United will win. "Four points is not a big lead, but could they turn that to two?" They still have eight more to play.
An exciting week ahead with the second leg of the Champions League quarter finals.
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For Manchester United, finishing top four is still achievable as they are six points off fourth-placed Liverpool with two games in hand.
Much like the first leg, Madrid weathered the early storm and had plenty of chances to go in front before half time. Real boss Zidane said: "We played 120 minutes and in the end some players have finished a bit worse for wear".
Posey (head) may be placed on the 10-day disabled list for precautionary reasons, Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports. But that's the luxury of having one of the elite closers in the game". "He seemed fine", shortstop Brandon Crawford said.
The news conference was scheduled to be held as Trump nears the 100-day benchmark of his presidency on April 29. VA Secretary David Shulkin said the measure was an example of "how we are making things better" for veterans.
But if you ask the actress, who recently starred in Money Monster and Mother's Day , she said, "I think I'm now peaking". Julia Roberts has been named the most lovely person in the world for a record fifth time by People magazine .
In parallel, imports declined by 68,000 barrels a day last week to 7.8m barrels, while domestic oil output rose slightly. USA crude inventories were at 532.3 million barrels, only about 3 million barrels less than the record reached in March.
George has been individually excellent in the series, which was always expected. "He's got to learn to just be in the moment". George has a player option can opt out of in 2018, and in may need to consider its options ahead of losing him for nothing.
Officials say two dozen families remain at the 45-year-old complex, built on a site once occupied by a lead-products factory. The EPA provided a copy of the email from Kaplan, who is not a Trump political appointee, to ThinkProgress.
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Now he's proven to his players and the National Basketball Association what he's about. "In the first half, it was a little sore". The Grizzlies came into the postseason as the Western Conference's No. 7 seed while matching up with the No. 2 seeded Spurs.
There, Simms will be filling the chair vacated by Tony Gonzalez (who's moving to LA and may take a role with Fox). Romo, 37, was announced as Nantz's new partner after being released by the Dallas Cowboys on April 4.
He only got eight shots in the first game and only 13 in the second game, but he's a special talent and deserves to have more. He's a 5-foot-9-point guard - and a helluva player at that - but is asked to do too much for a player of his size.
United CEO says no one will be fired for dragging incident
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Victoria Beckham obtains OBE
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Facebook shares brain-control ambitions
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Billionaires, companies power Trump's record inaugural haul
Inaugural committees face few of the regulations that limit campaigns in what they can raise and how they can go about raising it. Billionaire Texan Kelcy Warren, whose company is building the Dakota Access Pipeline, gave the inaugural committee $250,000.
Samsung reportedly planning rugged Galaxy S8 for AT&T
T-Mobile appears to have a thing about not sticking to the release dates announced by manufacturers for their new smartphones. We should expect to start seeing social media posts from proud owners of the Galaxy S8 in just a couple of days from now.