Moyes said: “It took a special player to open the game up. When that happened it stopped the stalemate. It was a special goal.
“Mikel had done something similar in the first half, coming off the line and trying a shot and he also tried again from a similar position but passed instead.
“I told him at the break that he’d passed up a shooting chance and to try to shoot next time. Thankfully he did what he was told.
“I’ve said a few times he has the ability to get into the Spanish squad. He has skills and the ability to caress the ball into dangerous positions.”