Ander Herrera's victor sent Manchester United into a record-equalling 20th FA Cup final and condemned Tottenham to their eighth successive defeat at this stage of the competition. De Gea was in there for the big semi-final at Wembley, the big occasion.
Ander Herrera scored the victor as Manchester United came from behind to beat Tottenham 2-1 in the FA Cup semi-final at Wembley.
As for Spurs, it was was an eighth succesive FA Cup semi-final defeat and Dele Alli said: 'We want to win trophies, we have the staff that want to win.
Eric Dier's deflected shot hit the post on the stroke of half-time but Spurs had lost vital momentum and Herrera's crisp low finish just after the hour set up an FA Cup final date for United with Chelsea or Southampton on 19 May.More news: Current Man City side the best in Premier League era?
Mourinho challenged Sanchez to keep doing the basics well to take his game to new heights following victory over Spurs and the 29-year-old revealed both men have taken time to adapt to their new working relationship.
Liverpool's 2-2 draw at West Brom in the Premier League also means United need just seven points from their remaining four league games to secure second place behind champions Manchester City.
Winning trophies is what they are about as a club and the same is true of Mourinho as a manager.
"So let's prepare properly, but now let's focus on Arsenal (United's next league game) because we want to finish the season in second".More news: Keys helps United States book Czech Fed Cup final
"I am a player, and I like to give the best of myself".
"It brings me good luck, I've scored a lot of goals here with Chile, against England, with Arsenal and now Man United, now I have another final to look forward to here", he added.
Pochettino now faces the task of lifting his players for the final four league games of the season. Since then Kane struggled to impose himself against Manchester City, before finding the net in their 1-1 draw with Brighton & Hove Albion, keeping his dream of winning a third successive Premier League golden boot alive (though Mohamed Salah, who leads the race, increased his lead to five goals with four matches remaining).
Mauricio Pochettino has always toed the line when it comes to wage structure and the financial restraints that exist when being manager of Tottenham Hotspur.More news: Russia: Chemical Firearms inspectors head to Syria Web Site
Sanchez understandably took the plaudits after the match, as his goal and overall attacking play levelled the scores for United and helped them win the tie.