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EPL: Mourinho knows what he is doing - Matic defends coach

EPL: Mourinho knows what he is doing - Matic defends coach

The dismissal did not prove costly to the visitors at Turf Moor, though, as United saw out the victory given to them by Romelu Lukaku's first-half double.

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho picked up a potentially job-saving win over the weekend after his troops came away from Burnley with a 2-0 triumph, which followed back-to-back defeats to Brighton and Tottenham. He is one of the best managers in the world.

"I am not looking to the sky unless I am asking the guy for help!" he told a news conference.

"I didn't see planes but Ed Woodward won this afternoon".

"I think it was a very, very good performance with a result which was short".

Former Manchester City goalkeeper Hart, who saved a penalty from Paul Pogba during the loss to United, said: 'The break comes at a good time for us. But we lost at home and the fans were awesome to the team.

Dyche explained: "We've been trying to monitor the workload of the players, equally monitoring the ones who have laid down a little bit of a marker and done well".

The ball eventually landed with Jesse Lingard on the edge of the area and, after his shot took deflections off both Charlie Taylor and Ashley Westwood, Lukaku was well positioned to turn and sweep in from six yards.

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Rashford, since Mourinho became the head coach at the club, has not had a place in the starting line up of the team and has often been used in the wing.

The midfielder's current agreement expires at the end of the season, but United are reportedly dragging their heels over prolonging his stay at Old Trafford.

Fellaini sees no reason why United can not work their way back into title contention as they continue to look to the future and ignore those who want to dwell on the past.

"Harsh, I don't know".

The closing stages should have seen Lukaku claim a hattrick, as he twice missed one-on-ones when clean through on Joe Hart, but not even those errors could reduce Mourinho's appreciation for the burly forward's efforts.

"They were very good in the early stages of the game, had us on the back foot very early, and it's one of those.it's very good thinking to yourself "go and do this and do that", but it's hard when you're out there".

"He should be leaving here with a hat-trick, easily".

"We've got players in the squad that are inspirational, that you want to go to Old Trafford to watch".