He's Fantastic - Fulham Boss Rows In Behind Jose Mourinho

He's Fantastic - Fulham Boss Rows In Behind Jose Mourinho

He's Fantastic - Fulham Boss Rows In Behind Jose Mourinho

United's attack did the defence no favours in the 50th minute, with Pogba denied by Newcastle Martin Dubravka from 25 yards despite a deflection and Matic missing the second chance, on an open net, by sending his attempt over the crossbar. 'It touches us, you know'.

They had seen Anthony Martial, another player who divides fan opinions, equalise after being set up by Paul Pogba on a insane evening of football in which a 70th minute Juan Mata free-kick had propelled United back into the game. While Sir Alex Ferguson earned the respect of his men by rarely criticising them outside the dressing room, Mourinho has no such compunction. "They had four attackers and it was hard to defend against a very good team". "They were not ready for this level of pressure that the manhunting is bringing".

The confidence of the visiting fans belied the fact that they had yet to win any of their seven league games so far. "We have problems and if you want to hide it, I am not the one to hide it", admitted Mourinho.

"The manager asked us to be men, to not be afraid, to go and play".

Meanwhile, Manchester United will now turn their attentions towards the small matter of the crunch showdown against Chelsea FC at Stamford Bridge after the worldwide break.

The Portuguese coach was expected to be sacked regardless of the result against Rafael Benitez's side, but the team's dramatic 3-2 victory has changed things for the time being. They needed a centre-half in the summer and he did not get the backing that he wanted. "This is new but I think it makes me a better manager and a better person".

Mourinho insisted he wouldn't be affected by the doubters claiming he has lost control of his club and is destined for the axe.

"To their credit, United rallied to come back and win".

Mourinho appears isolated at United with the absence of his right-hand man, Rui Faria, rued.

'Being 2-0 down at home to Newcastle is really bad.

Eric Dier struck his first club goal in 18 months in the eighth minute as Tottenham made it three victories in as many league matches and left Cardiff still searching for their first win. If United conceded twice at home to Newcastle, imagine what will happen when they take on Maurizio Sarri's Chelsea and Pep Guardiola's Manchester City over the coming weeks.

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