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05/04/2014 18:00, Report by Ryan Grant
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Moyes delighted by win

David Moyes hailed his players after Manchester United ran out comfortable 4-0 winners over Newcastle on Saturday afternoon.

The victory was United's 10th away from home this season – the Reds now boast the league's best record on the road – with the brilliant Juan Mata twice finding the net at St James' Park.

Moyes was delighted by the performance, which will serve as a welcome boost ahead of Wednesday's Champions League quarter-final clash with Bayern Munich, but insists there is room for improvement.

He told MUTV: "I thought we played very well today. Some of the individual performances were fantastic, and I thought that as a team we played really well. We needed a good performance, but we didn't start the game as well as I would have liked. In the opening 20 minutes I thought our passing was sloppy and not as accurate as we'd like, but once we got into a rhythm I thought we played really well.

"I'm thrilled by our away performances," he added. "We just need to try to show that more at Old Trafford. The hardest thing in football is probably winning away from home. Expectations at Old Trafford are really high but some of the football we played today was fabulous.

"Newcastle are having a few poor results themselves and the crowd are finding it difficult, but you could hear our supporters and thankfully we were able to give them another good away performance."

The United boss, who made eight changes from the side that drew 1-1 against Bayern in midweek, was particularly complimentary of the Reds' attacking prowess.

"I think Juan has been doing really well for us," he said. "He's made the team better, he can assist and score goals. In his first four or five games

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