"When people say we gamble, we didn't gamble, we didn't choose the Europa League - we had to do it".
In the game's last attack and with Celta needing one goal to go through on away goals, Claudio Beauvue chose to cross the ball instead of shooting from close range with only the goalkeeper to beat.
Mourinho has a decent record against the Dutch giants winning the six games hes managed against them, but he stated that his Dutch opponents will have better advantage with a longer recovery time than his side.
Marouane Fellaini serves the final game of his three-match ban while Luke Shaw, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Marcos Rojo, Ashley Young and Timothy Fosu-Mensah are out for the season.
Last week, a combination of injuries, suspensions, and a crowded schedule forced Jose Mourinho to look deeper than usual into Manchester United's reserve team for extra bodies to fill the squad picked to play Arsenal.
Mourinho could end his first season at United with two trophies - he has already won the League Cup - and a place in the Champions League, which is guaranteed for the victor of the Europa League.
"So I have to play them but I have to play them mixed".
United progressed to the final 2-1 on aggregate.
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He said: 'Obviously now Ajax think about the final.
Jose Mourinho has claimed that he has already decided upon a starting XI for the Europa League final against Ajax on May 24.
Mourinho said United were unlikely to appeal the decision, despite feeling the red card was harsh. Now the team gets a chance to complete the set of European trophies.
Ajax secured a place in the Europa League Semis despite a 3-1 loss to Lyon, having won 4-1 in the first leg at home (5-4 on aggregate). Only one league appearance - in a 2-0 loss at Manchester United.
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"What I want from the players is a good attitude, positive attitude, positive approach, team spirit, an understanding that some guys have to sacrifice themselves for the sake of others", he said. "I have no words for it".
Resilient Lyon made a strong comeback late in the first half with their top scorer Alexandre Lacazette's two goals in less than two minutes.