Jose Mourinho: 'First half was awful'

Jose Mourinho: 'First half was awful'

Jose Mourinho: 'First half was awful'

Anthony Martial had cancelled out Callum Wilson's opener in the first half but Rashford initially spurned a golden opportunity.

"I think by the end of December, which is the end of the first half of the Premier League, I think we are not going to be in the position we are now". He's drifted from the long odds-on he was matched at to be the Next Manger to Leave but with Manchester City away next up on the fixture list a victory here would be a huge fillip.

The opening 10 minutes were shambolic. Before that, the home side scuppered three good chances. Against Bournemouth, De Gea truly proved why he is the best player for United and arguably the best keeper in the world. Jesse Lingard, who made his comeback from injury as a late substitute in that game, will also hope for a recall to the starting line-up. Unless, of course, Mourinho goes for a two-man midfield as instead of a three-man midfield with Brazilian Fred the likely candidate to drop to the bench. Can't argue with his substitutions. Dealt well with the hosts' early onslaught. "Against Everton we were good, but we need to be a team who performs well in the whole game".

Just how much that annoyed him was apparent when speaking to the media in his press conference after the game. Like United, got better after half-time and it was his skill that created the injury-time victor for Rashford.

Speaking to BT Sport immediately after the game, Scholes said: "I thought in the second half they [Man United] were a lot better".

'Back in the 2013-14 season, I went to AS Monaco on loan for a year from Sampdoria in Italy, ' he said.

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FW Anthony Martial, 6 - Got caught watching as Bournemouth's opener came down his side.

The Cherries defended resolutely, were neat in passing and made pinpoint attacks to keep the Manchester United defenders on the ropes. United's man in form.

Alexis Sanchez struggled again, continuing his form in United red, as he struggled to impact the game. He was having a nightmare before he brilliantly picked out Martial to score.

It needs to be addressed and perhaps the selection of Ander Herrera could be the start of the solution.

FW Marcus Rashford, 7 - Should have scored twice but one was enough.

In a hugely inconsistent team, Young is one of Mourinho's more consistent performers.

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