Manchester United Football Club got back to winning ways over the weekend, with Jose Mourinho’s men beating Swansea by a 3-1 scoreline. The result was a much-needed one, but it didn’t come without its fair share of drama during the post-match interview.
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Manchester United’s Jose Mourinho seemed to be embroiled in some form of row with both Chris Smalling and Luke Shaw over the weekend, as the gaffer seemingly called both of them out for not playing through the pain barrier. Instead, they both decided not to take part in the 3-1 victory over Swansea.
Manchester united won the derby on Wednesday night, thanks to a 1-0 victory at Old Trafford, with the goal coming from Juan Mata. On the night, the club were without both of their first-choice centre-backs in the form of Eric Bailly and Chris Smalling through injury.
Manchester United simply aren’t having a good time of things at the moment, with Jose Mourinho’s men struggling to string any real run of results together in the Premier League. That culminated in an embarrassing 4-0 defeat away at Chelsea, where one man in particular, had an absolute nightmare.
Many thought that Jose Mourinho was doing the sensible thing in taking Chris Smalling off at half-time against Fenerbahce, when Manchester United were three-nil up and cruising. However, it wasn’t a change tactically, but it was one that was enforced through injury.
Gareth Southgate has named his first England squad since taking over as manager, and it does look extremely strong. Four Manchester United players have gotten a phone call from Southgate, and will get their chances to impress the new manager against Malta and Slovenia.
Manchester United are back. Jose Mourinho guided his side to a simply stunning 4-1 victory at home to the current champions, Leicester City. From start to finish the players were bang at it and really put The Foxes under immense pressure as they earned all three points.
We’re already at the first international break of the 2016/17 season, and although we’ve got a fortnight without Manchester United, it comes back with a bang as the first derby looms. Ahead of that, though, we’ve still got some football on the horizon.
Manchester United made a winning start to life under Jose Mourinho away at AFC Bournemouth, and that will have certainly got the confidence flowing. The defenders looked superb throughout that game, but now, they have some tough competition to keep their place in the side.
Manchester United kick off their Premier League campaign with an extremely tricky game away at Bournemouth, who shocked the Premier League by staying up last term. However today, the Football Association dealt Jose Mourinho a major blow this afternoon.