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Mourinho hails 'improved' United after Leicester win

Mourinho hails 'improved' United after Leicester win

The Red Devils finished in sixth place in the Premier League table last season but managed to win the EFL Cup and the Europa League under the Portuguese coach.

United have now scored 10 goals in three games.

Saturday's encounter was won through goals from substitutes, with Marcus Rashford and Marouane Fellaini scoring in the second half after a goalless opening period. We are comfortable on the ball and risky on the counter attack.

But Rashford struck from Henrikh Mkhitaryan's 70th-minute corner, the Armenian's fifth assist of the season, to Old Trafford's relief. The youngster was virtually unchallenged, and Leicester paid a steep price for their lapse in defending. Later in the 82 minute, midfielder Fellaini stuck out his knee to divert fellow substitute Jesse Lingard's drive past Leicester's keeper Schmeichel.

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - AUGUST 26: Phil Jones of Manchester United in action during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Leicester City at Old Trafford on August 26, 2017 in Manchester, England.

He added, "We played very well".




"Being selfish, I think he's better off at Real Madrid". So if he comes here and he proves he is the best, he plays. The group is solid, very, very friendly in between games and [there is] great empathy.

Mourinho said before the game that Leicester are back looking like the team that won the title, and he is right.

"I spoke to Ivan Perisic, he is happy at Inter", Cacic told reporters.

Seven minutes after the restart, United were gifted the opportunity to take the lead from the penalty spot when Danny Simpson handled the ball inside the area, but Schmeichel guessed correctly to keep out Lukaku's spot kick. "Three matches and nine points is nothing new for us, because last season it was three matches and nine points".

"We had a very good preseason". Romelu Lukaku's missed penalty was the only downside.

French TV station SFR Sport (us neither...) claims that the United boss is eager to make a move but has been met with resistance by the club board who feels that the player is not worth such a fee.

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