"I wouldn't do that gesture again, but I don't think I offended anyone and at the time it seemed like the appropriate response to those who had insulted all my family, apart from my Inter one too".
The 55-year-old added of the picking up a vital three points against the Serie A champions, "We performed at a high level. We played with that (spirit) and we scored two goals like this".
'What a nice last five minutes!
But the Portuguese boss knew just how big a victory it was for his side.
"They are a fantastic team with an incredible record at home". They have more potential than us.
The United manager said that after three consecutive wins, including an impressive victory over Juventus in midweek, Pep Guardiola knows he is in for a "difficult match".
Ronaldo struck with a magnificent first-time volley on 65 minutes to leave Juve on course for the knockout phase, but Juan Mata equalised with an 86th-minute free-kick before Leonardo Bonucci turned into his own net.
Though he had to fend off competition from Young who also stood over the ball.
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"You can't even talk about luck, because you have to find your own luck and in this case we just gifted it to them".
A series of allegations published by German magazine Der Spiegel in recent days claim City attempted to bypass UEFA's Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations, but the English champions showed no signs of distraction as they swatted the Ukrainian aside and took control of Group F.
City are two points clear of Chelsea atop the table and nine better off than United ahead of the derby.
Sami Khedira and Paulo Dybala both hit the woodwork before five-time Ballon d'Or victor Ronaldo brought the capacity 41,470 crowd to their feet when he hammered home Bonucci's long pass from just inside United's half.
Fellaini came on for the final ten minutes and Mourinho hailed the midfielder as United's gamechanger.
Former Manchester United defender Ferdinand was very impressed by the performances of a number of Red Devils stars, and he paid particular praise to Martial after the final whistle on Wednesday night.
"I was happy for the goal but I am a little bit disappointed", Ronaldo told Viasport.