Mourinho was disappointed after Marcus Rashford scored double in a Manchester United destruction melted out on Tottenham on his visit to Old Trafford and ended Tottenham’s three-match winning streak under the Portuguese.
Rashford drilled Tottenham goalkeeper Paulo Gazzaniga at near post after six minutes that the ball had broken to the England forward off Davinson Sanchez.
Following a long wait for a VAR result, Marcus Rashford determined to convert a penalty four minutes after the wait, once it had been ruled the striker had been fouled by Moussa Sissoko.
Dele Alli equalised with a brilliant goal at the end of the first half but Manchester United well deserved their victory even though they failed to utilize lots of beautiful chances to score more than they did.
Rashford almost made a record of the first Man United player to score a league hat-trick but failed since Robin van Persie’s memorable effort against Aston Villa in 2013 but he now has 12 goals in 13 games for club and country, and his nine Premier League goals leave him one short of his season best record.
Impressive enough Tottenham new boss Jose Mourinho was well received by the Old Trafford supporters, who never really had anything against him while he was managing the club. Though you could tell that the respect will never match the love Old Trafford has for their present coach Solskjaer.
Mourinho used memories from his old days at Old Trafford to get the crowd up for the game by coming out last from the tunnel, triggering a song in his honour and the start of what proved to be a lively atmosphere.
It was so clear that Man United had changed from what the Norwegian used to know when they came with a team that contained only five players Mourinho picked for the corresponding fixture last season.