JOSE MOURINHO has claimed Burnley had been fortunate to take a degree again to Turf Moor after the Purple Devils got here from 2-Zero to attract 2-2.
The 54-year-old has as soon as once more praised his facet after the end result at Outdated Trafford, regardless of consecutive attracts within the Premier League.
Rivals Manchester Metropolis now have the possibility to increase their lead on the high of the desk to 15 factors ought to they beat Newcastle on Wednesday night.
Mourinho claimed Bristol Metropolis had been lucky to win after they knocked out United within the Carabao Cup quarter-final, whereas he was additionally crucial after drawing with Leicester on Saturday.
He even downplayed the 2-1 defeat in opposition to the Residents, suggesting his facet did not should lose.
And in the present day was no completely different, insisting his gamers had been the higher males, after having 71% of the possession and having 23 pictures on aim.
Chatting with Match of the Day, Mourinho mentioned: “We must always have received, sure. I take satisfaction by the best way the workforce performed, by the best way the workforce reacted, to attempt to get well from 2-Zero down.
“The boys they fought in opposition to the 2-Zero at half-time, so nothing in any respect unfavorable to say about my gamers. I reward their spirit, their response, the best way they settle for all of the dangers we took within the second half.”
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When requested about what went flawed within the opening 45 minutes, he added: “I do not understand how they rating a aim from a free kick, rebound right here, rebound there. Related aim that we conceded in different matches after which they defend for 95 minutes, second shot they rating once more.
“For us to attain two targets we have to play of their half for 45 minutes, with just one defender. The tip product of a lot dominance, two targets, is a depressing quantity.
“Lingard are available in and helped the workforce, Lingard and Mkhitaryan gave us a superb dynamic. All of the boys accepted the danger to solely play with Jones (in defence).
“All of the boys accepted the danger that we took, a minimum of the purpose just isn’t a defeat and is the minimal the boys deserve for such spirit.”
And when pressed whether or not his facet are enduring a sticky spell at the moment, the ex-Chelsea supervisor responded by saying: “Why? As a result of we should win matches?
“As a result of the opponent went to our aim twice they usually rating twice? The standard of our play, the danger that we took in the present day and in addition in opposition to Leicester, the workforce that deserved to win each matches is us.”
And in a separate interview talking to Sky Sports activities, the Portuguese boss mentioned: “My verdict? One workforce had one-and-half pictures and rating two targets, the opposite workforce had the ball, play, create probabilities, play with one defender for 45 minutes, create a number of probabilities, a number of dominancy and rating solely two.
“My workforce deserved to win.”