De Gea, Herrera and more react on Twitter to United's 2-1 victory

Manchester United defeated Crystal Palace this weekend and some of their players took to social media to celebrate that fact.

Manchester United fans have waited a while to celebrate a victory, having suffered three straight defeats to Chelsea, Everton and West Bromwich Albion.

But that changed as goals from Juan Mata and Marouane Fellaini gave Louis van Gaal’s men a 2-1 win against Crystal Palace.

Mata put United ahead from the penalty spot before Jason Puncheon equalised, but thankfully the big Belgian was on hand to score with time running out and give the club’s Champions League hopes a sizeable boost.

United still have matches against Arsenal and Hull City but the importance of their latest three points cannot be understated.

After the match a number of their stars took to social media to express their feelings, including Ashley Young – who set up both goals – and Ander Herrera.

Phil Jones, Daley Blind and David de Gea also had their say, and the Spaniard made a sizeable contribution as usual with what proved to be a vital save.

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