"The football was great, but it was a dangerous game. At half-time everyone kept saying we needed to keep focus, because when you play like this and don't score, sometimes you can concede silly goals. But we defended well again but I was a bit disappointed to come back into the dressing room at half-time just one-nil up. But in the end we did our job very well."
United's victory was secured by another pair of goals from top scorer Berbatov, and Evra revealed the Bulgarian's double came despite some wayward finishing in the build-up to the Boxing Day encounter.
"I'm very happy with Dimitar," grinned the Frenchman. "We argued a little bit in training because he was missing the goals - I kept moaning at him when he missed - and he said: 'Don't worry, I'll score in the game.' And he showed me that and scored two goals!"