"We're starting to pick up a couple of clean sheets, which is nice. The whole team defended well and, luckily, we kept a clean sheet."
The 22-year-old reserved special praise for his captain on the night, Ryan Giggs, who rolled back the years with another vintage display.
"From the first minute to the 90th minute, he was doing jinking runs," he added. "He did great for the penalty which was near the end of the game. He is just a machine."