By Declan Taylor

Arsène Wenger has pinpointed Manuel Almunia's reflex save from Carlos Tevez on Wednesday as the best of the night.

With 15 minutes gone at Old Trafford, the Argentinean striker connected brilliantly with a low cross at the front post. However, Almunia managed to claw the effort away before saving Tevez's follow-up effort too.

It was just one on a long list of fine saves at Old Trafford and, speaking at Friday's pre-match press conference, Wenger paid tribute to the Spaniard's performance on the night.

"The Tevez one was best," the manager said.

"The header you would expect him to do it, but the Tevez one was maybe [the best].

"What is more convincing about him on the night was that not only did he make big saves but everything he did was spot on.

"The decision making is, for me the most important for a goalkeeper."

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