Jose Mourinho Pleased With Manchester United's Hard Fought Victory Over Bournemouth

Lynette Rowe
December 17, 2017

When asked if the title race is over, Mourinho added: "I said we play match after match and the next we have to try to win, we have a hard one at West Brom and we try match after match".

Henrikh would, however, expect himself to be included in the squad when United travel to West Bromwich Albion on Sunday. Changes in personnel will be expected, but what system will they use?

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho insisted the Premier League title race is still alive despite his side trailing a record-breaking Manchester City vintage. I had Ashley Young to cover me all the wings and the wing-back position.

Mourinho hailed Shaw for returning from injury but refused to reveal where the Englishman is placed in the pecking order at left-back.

Bailly, 23, has not played since the 1-0 defeat at Chelsea on November 5 after returning from the October global break with a groin injury.

Mourinho had been wary of playing Antonio Valencia twice in a week earlier this season.

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'Scott has played 90 mins in three different comps. Why?

Jose Mourinho has not included the Armenian worldwide in seven of his last eight match day team sheets. Every team that loses a match tries not to lose the next one. - Bournemouth had five more shots on target than the home side in this game - the last opposition side to have more in a Premier League game at Old Trafford was Liverpool in March 2014 (six more).

Mourinho also praised the attitude of his players and the manner in which they responded to losing their 40-game unbeaten run at Old Trafford against City on Sunday.

Lukaku looked particularly drained in the closing stages of the Bournemouth game, but dropping him having just maybe regained some confidence after heading home his 14h goal of the season doesn't seem likely.

Furious Cherries boss Eddie Howe felt Lukaku should have been sent off in the first half.

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