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For me, the next three months will be crucial, said manager Rafael Benitez. We have important games in October and November, and then there are a lot of games in December.
Daily Telegraph - 2:09 AM
Benitez told BT Sport: It was a great game.
Goal.com - 9:26 PM
He knows my ideas and I know his and if you talk about everything and you see the games, it would be easier for everyone to understand, said Benitez.
Daily Express - 10:30 PM
It was a good atmosphere at the meal. It was relaxed, it was fine, said Benitez. We were talking about Man United and how difficult a game this will be. I don't see the point to create something out of what was normal.
Goal.com - 4:39 PM
Not really [do I know anything about a takeover], Benitez told Sky Sports. Before the game I try to concentrate on the game and after the game I have to talk with the media, I have no idea.
Sky Sports - 8:06 PM
We are missing this kind of situation when we have a couple of chances, and we have to do a little better, said Benitez.
Daily Mail - 4:42 PM
We are missing this kind of situation when we have a couple of chances, we have to do a little better. If you score, then the game changes totally, Benitez said.
Goal.com - 8:30 PM
We have to go to January and see what we do, Benitez said. After that it will be easier to know where we are.
Sky Sports - 10:47 AM
I'm surprised because normally the FA deals with these comments, but I have a lot of confidence in Andre Marriner, Benitez told reporters on Friday.
Daily Mail - 11:00 PM
He's a good player, no doubt about that, but I think the FA has to deal with his comments, said Benitez.
Goal.com - 7:32 PM
He's a good player no doubt about that but I think the FA has to deal with his comments, said Benitez. I'm sure that Marriner will not have this in the back of his head.
Sky Sports - 3:08 PM
He twisted his ankle in the warm-up, Benitez said. He said he was fine but afterwards it was a problem for us because we were making one substitution already. In the second half when you concede two goals you need to change something but we were a little short of options. As soon a...
Sky Sports - 7:11 PM
These kind of weeks are very difficult because you have players coming back, so you have to check everyone and see how they feel, Benitez said.
Sky Sports - 2:55 PM
Two years ago we were playing a lot of early kick-offs away on Saturdays when United were playing on Sundays, Benitez said.
Mirror - 11:58 AM
Steven will have analysed everything — and realised that's a good approach, said Benitez. Now he's in the position.
Daily Mail - 10:35 PM
The owner is the owner and he is always welcome here, so no problems, said Benitez. If he wants to come, it is not a problem. We are a professional club and we are open to anyone. And as the owner, he can come whenever he wants.
Daily Express - 10:30 PM
You want competitive professionals, said Benitez. It's very positive.
BBC - 4:02 PM
I said that to win a cup with our squad would not be easy but we picked a team here to win, said Benitez. Nobody can complain about that, the team was good enough to win. There was a disappointing thing at the end [the penalty decision] and that is difficult to take. The penalty cl...
Daily Telegraph - 1:57 AM
You have to manage your squad, said Benitez.
Mirror - 5:02 PM
You can have the head of a mouse or a tail of a lion, Benitez said.
Sky Sports - 11:39 PM
You have to manage your squad, said Benitez.
Mirror - 10:30 PM
You have to manage your squad, said Benitez. Depending on the transfer window, your squad is stronger or not. We can win with the players we put on the pitch, but we cannot lie to our fans though and pretend this is the most important game of the season.
Daily Star - 10:30 PM
Benitez told Sky Sports: We wanted to stay in the game and try to take our chances.
Soccerlens - 10:18 AM
We had five players out and thought if we were compact we could maybe frustrate them, Benitez said. We wanted to stay in the game and try to take our chances and we were very close.
Soccernet - 7:35 PM
I have a lot of sympathy for our fans, because they are really good, Benitez said.
Sky Sports - 7:24 PM
It's a time for him to stay focused, said Benitez.
Daily Mail - 10:32 PM
I don't want to talk about the referee, Benitez told Sky Sports. I saw a lot of things, and that is why I don't want to talk about the referee.
Sky Sports - 3:58 PM
We deserved at least a point, said Benitez. You could see our team spirit and work-rate, and with the chances we created, we deserved something.
Daily Telegraph - 1:33 AM
From my point of view we deserved at least a draw, Benitez told Sky Sports.
Sky Sports - 11:20 PM
It is still too soon to know for sure, Benitez said. There is a problem with his knee, but we need to wait.
Soccernet - 5:39 PM