Yet another drab performance from Manchester United players in the Champions League. Young Boys played from the Swiss side. Manchester United had spanked them by 3-0 in the previous completion but labored to a 1-0 win at Old Trafford. Marouane Fellaini ensured the victory in the final minutes.
Mourinho is known to have made many changes in the starting XI against the Young Boys. He dropped 3-star players on the Manchester United contract. Romelu Lukaku and Paul Pogba are known to have begun the match on the bench while Alexis Sanchez getting 500,000 pounds a week was unable to make it to the match squad. Lukaku and Pogba had been brought on in the 2nd half subs.
After the game, Mourinho had commented on Lukaku and said that they had Rasford as 9 and that is what people want. Whatever the people asked for, he had given them that. Thus, they shouldn’t speak about Lukaku and tell that he hasn’t scored at Old Trafford from the month of Match and then they ask him why he isn’t being made to play.
Mourinho didn’t address the position of Pogba on the bench direction. However, he is known to have made a remark about the inclusion of Fred and said that people like Fred play and the audience cannot complain that he is playing. While Pogba had started against Crystal Palace, the world cup winner had been hooked early on in the 2nd half. Mourinho confirmed that Alexis Sanchez had been dropped for a tactical reason and wasn’t because he had been injured.