In his post-match interview with the BBC, Paul Pogba said: “It was a beautiful game and a beautiful reaction from us.
“We hurt them [Tottenham] at the right times and [Cristiano] Ronaldo did what he does best.
“He [Ronaldo] has never been a problem. You have the best striker in history in our team, he cannot be a problem. Today the performance from him and all the team was very brilliant.
“I think that’s all we needed – a reaction. We scored beautiful goals. Even when we conceded a goal, we came back and scored again. The mentality was there again today.”
The Manchester United midfielder continued: “Everybody knows Cristiano – there’s no need to talk about him. That’s what he does. “
“He didn’t play in the last game, but he comes back and scores three goals. Everybody’s happy.
“It was good today. You can hear the fans – they were pushing us and feeling it. I think today was a very good performance as a team and a very good reaction from the City game.
“We kept believing. In the second half we didn’t get the nice passing, and the movement I think wasn’t there.
“We gave them a bit of confidence, that’s why they scored. But we got a corner and scored the winning goal.”
Ronaldo’s hat-trick was all it took for United to bag a much-needed three points against Spurs.
Harry Maguire’s own goal made it 2-2 and looked like another draw was on the cards. However, the 37-year-old forward never gave up and added another one to become the highest goalscorer in history.