The Manchester United midfielder stressed the importance of the team player that the Belgian is and feels his unselfish desire to work hard for his own team-mates makes him such an important cog in Jose Mourinho's side.
Juan Mata has warned that Manchester United "haven't won anything yet" as excitement continues to build around Old Trafford.
"We wanted to win the game and were not thinking about drawing".
"When I saw their results I thought this was an opportunity we could not waste".
Confidence could be low within the away ranks though after back-to-back 3-0 defeats (Tottenham and Atalanta) with Koeman criticising the team's attitude in the surprise thrashing in Italy. He has fallen down the pecking order and is behind Paul Pogba, Nemanja Matic and Marouane Fellaini for a place in midfield.
They were unfortunate to lose by four goals, though, with a spirited second-half performance worth more at least a point.
U.S. top court temporarily upholds Trump's refugee ban
The dispute concerns the reach of the high court's June ruling , which allowed the president's order to take partial effect. What isn't settled is a lower court order protecting refugees who do not have close family members in the United States.
Hillary Clinton says she's 'done with being a candidate'
This is really tough. "I'm a former first lady, and former presidents and first ladies show up", Clinton said. "It's real. PAULEY: But you offended some people who didn't personally feel deplorable at all . "It didn't matter to them".
FSU falls again in the AP Poll despite not playing
Clemson piled up 578 yards of total offense, including 297 on the ground, in a 47-21 victory at Louisville on Saturday night. Ohio State ran all over the Sooners with 291 rushing yards in a 45-24 win in Norman, Oklahoma, last season.
CAR Says Ryanair Passengers Entitled To Refund
If you are affected you should have received an email, otherwise your flight should remain unchanged. The airline has announced cancellations of between 1,500 to 2,000 flights over the next six weeks.
Parliament in Irbil backs independence referendum
Kirkuk is home to sizeable Arab and Turkmen populations and lies outside the official boundaries of the Kurdistan region. It is clear that the Iraqi authorities can maximally grant a broader autonomy to the Iraqi Kurds seeking independence.
Mercedes-AMG Project One debuts in Frankfurt
Active aero is found at the front too, with an extending front splitter and movable flaps positioned over the front wheels . The Project One's powertrain comprises a turbocharged 1.6-litre V6 petrol engine and four electric motors.
Roy Hodgson sets sights on Crystal Palace survival
Roy Hodgson is confident of turning Crystal Palace's fortunes around - but admits things may get worse before they get better. A lovely effort from Manolo Gabbiadini against West Ham , and a tap in from Steven Davis against Crystal Palace .