Aston Villa 0 Manchester United 3: 'A year of not scoring came out in my celebration,' says Tom Cleverley
Midfielder scored his first Premier League goal in exactly a year
Sunday 15 December 2013
Manchester United midfielder Tom Cleverley hopes breaking his goalscoring drought will start a good run of results, both for himself and his team.
Earlier this week, the 24-year-old admitted that some of his performances this season have been 'average' but his first goal for his club in a year in the 3-0 away win over Aston Villa has given the midfielder a confidence boost.
"It plays on your mind when you're a midfielder that you have to score a few goals," Cleverley told Sky Sports.
"We played as a three which gave us more licence. A year of not scoring came out in my celebration.
"I think I played quite well and kept the ball and kept us ticking at a high tempo. I want to kick on from here now and so does the team.
"Hopefully this is the start of a good run."
Striker Danny Welbeck scored the other two goals on a good day for manager David Moyes.
The 23-year-old said: "It was a good all-round team performance and everyone got together and played good football and got the goals.
"Good strikers finish and that's where I want to play - up top, but I'm happy to play in the team whether on the left or right."
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