Manchester United booked their place at the second Wembley final in nine months after getting past Hull in the League Cup semi-final.

United didn’t play well and lost on the night but the 2-0 cushion from the first leg at Old Trafford saw us through. Jose Mourinho is pleased with the outcome even if he’s not impressed with the performance.

I feel happy. We got to Wembley. We had a difficult draw, difficult opponents, difficult matches but we did it. We are there. We beat three Premier League teams, which is not an easy run to be in the final. We started the game and the game was in the pocket, we were completely in control and then something happened to open the game and we then had to cope with the game being open. We did that well.

Every competition is important for me. Every match is important for me. It doesn’t really matter which competition it is but Wembley is Wembley. Wembley has, for professionals with passion for football, a special meaning and a special feeling. Of course, I’m happy to be there and happy to bring many thousands of our fans. I think also, for them, this is something that they always remember – going to Wembley.

United’s away fans, as usual, were fantastic over the 90 minutes, singing non-stop. Yet again, Mourinho sung their praises.

They were the best. Unbelievable! I don’t know if it was passion or the cold, or both together, but they were absolutely magnificent. I have no words for that incredible support.