First-half objectives from Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial noticed the Red Devils take management of Saturday’s much-anticipated derby on the Etihad.
Nicolas Otamendi halved the deficit with an 85th-minute header however Old Gunnar Solskjaer’s aspect held on to safe the bragging factors in Manchester.
United had beaten Jose Mourinho’s Spurs at Old Trafford on Wednesday evening however Keane says that consequence was ‘not a big deal’ due to Tottenham’s ‘mentality’.
The Red Devils legend as a substitute hailed Manchester United’s efficiency on the Etihad and mentioned it was an ‘outstanding’ show from Solskjaer’s cost.
‘I said before the show, I didn’t suppose beating Tottenham at dwelling was an enormous deal for Manchester United. Spurs, we all know their mentality,’ Keane instructed Sky Sports after the derby win.
‘But beating Man City will only given the players confidence. They’ve been criticised so much just lately and right now we have to take our hats off.
‘They have been excellent. It was a Manchester United efficiency. The means they managed the sport, the blocks, the velocity, it was good.
‘For me that’s what Manchester United is all about.
‘But they have to do it consistently and they do need a helping hand and hopefully they get that in the next couple of transfer windows.’
Manchester United’s spectacular victory sees them climb to fifth within the Premier League, 5 factors behind fourth-placed Chelsea.
Reacting to the win, supervisor Solskjaer mentioned: ‘We’ll bear in mind this one, we glance so harmful after we get he ball and go ahead in opposition to arguably the most effective workforce on this planet.
“He shouldn’t be watching football again.”
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‘They are an unbelievable workforce workforce and to get a consequence and defend like we did and create as many probabilities…we must always have been three or 4 up however for some good goalkeeping.
‘It’s arduous to take the ball off them. They can soccer groups to dying however with the tempo and menace we’ve got, we glance harmful each time we go ahead.
‘It does not matter where you win the ball it’s that you’re optimistic once you get it.’