It’s always tough coming to Old Trafford but I felt if we got our players on the ball in the right areas we’d create chances. We created the best chances in the first half and it’s a shame we only managed to take one, but we stuck to it and scored the second.
He had special mention for the supporters at Old Trafford saying, that the fans were immense and helped the team through the game.
Tim: "I could hear our fans all the time, singing and that lifted the players. I know the lads were really appreciative of that." #THFC
— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) January 1, 2014
In a comment reported in a tweet by @HotspurRelated, Sherwood indicated how stretched the Tottenham playing resources are at present. He said,
Credit to our players, the guys you saw today are all the fit players we have and they have really dug in this festive period.
Christian Eriksen was pleased with his contribution to the game. He told @SpursOfficial,
I couldn’t have wished for a better start to the New Year than a goal and assist in a win at Old Trafford.
Kyle Walker who returned to the team after suspension, tweeted,
Fantastic to come away from Old Trafford with 3 points again. The lads dug deep today! #COYS
— Kyle Walker (@kylewalker2) January 1, 2014
Harry Kane who came on as a late substitute for Roberto Soldado also tweeted, saying,
What a win that was ! Lads dug deep and put a shift in ! Great performance and great result away from home ! Buzzing !
Players who weren’t involved got in on the act with their tweets. Sandro tweeted,
yessssssssss veryyyy goodd… well done guys.. brilliant …
— Sandro Raniere (@sandroraniere) January 1, 2014
Paulinho who missed the game through injury tweeted,
Very good spurs!!! Good win today come on you spurs!!!
— Paulinho (@paulinhop8) January 1, 2014
Ben Pearce, the Spurs reporter for Ham&High and Hackney Gazette newspapers and Tottenham Journal website commented on Twitter,
Huge win for Sherwood, who stuck to his guns, playing 4-4-2 & trusting young players despite opposition & venue, & was rewarded again.
Michael @officialMKcoys tweeted,
— michael (@officialMKcoys) January 1, 2014
I had a dream that it was the first day of the New Year and Tottenham were play at Old Trafford and we WONNNNNN #COYS
— Mank56 (@mank56) January 2, 2014
Chris Miller, @WindyCoys, tweeted the following comment.
Mentality has totally changed since Sherwood came in IMO. Players exuding positivity; today showed they can be tactically disciplined too.