"We’ve all picked up experience of playing in Europe and that brings confidence," he told ManUtd.com. "You take into consideration things like travel and the difference in the styles of play. Possession of the ball is important; if you give the ball away cheaply to Spanish sides then they will punish you, or at the least you won’t see it again for a few minutes because they’re so good in possession.
"It’s important that we’re solid and show we’re hard to beat. We need to keep the ball, keep it away from the home side, keep the home fans quiet and hit them on the counter-attack. Once we get a chance to break, we must do it quickly, get men forward and try to make the break count."