Jose Mourinho was pleased with Luke Shaw's performance against Sunderland
Manchester United dispatched Sunderland with ease, running out 3-0 winners at the Stadium of Light.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic put United ahead early on and a red card for Sebastian Larsson opened the door for goals from Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Marcus Rashford.
Much-maligned defender Luke Shaw started the game and got 60 minutes under his belt, despite Jose Mourinho's recent criticisms.
Luke Shaw has been criticised by Jose Mourinho this season
And the United boss admitted he was pleased with the full-back's performance, despite subbing him off for Daley Blind on the hour mark.
"I took Shaw off because of the yellow card and the pressure from the crowd," Mourinho told BBC Sport.
"It was good to protect him but was also good for him to play one hour with a good solid performance and no mistakes.
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"I'm really pleased for him."
Shaw has made just 16 appearances for United this season in all competitions.