Jose Mourinho Savages Luke Shaw Following Disappointing Return Against Burton

As important as scoring goals is, keeping clean sheets earn you at least a point, and the right to score only one goal in a match to win.

Manchester United are level on points with Manchester City, but the Citizens are at the top because of a better goal difference.

The Belgian found it harder to provide a urine sample for drug-testers than score goals this season and had to catch up in a taxi. We won the Champions League match, we won a cup match, so if we manage to change so many draws of last season to victories, it would be great.

Mauricio Pellegrino says his side controlled '90%' of the game against Man United, but simply couldn't convert chances.

Today's goal may not have been the most lovely he has scored, but in a season where United have been scoring four with regularity, to hit the victor in a tight 1-0 win is all that matters.

Lukaku almost got his and United's second in the 64th minute, but the striker's low strike was palmed away by Fraser Forster'. "We did for 25 minutes what many teams do for 90 minutes - to have five at the back and defend". Their fans are definitely not happy with that, however, their second half display on Saturday anxious Man United fans.

For his part, Mourinho claimed confusion over the reasons behind his sending off, although he did admit to colliding with the fourth official, per Luckhurst: "I don't know".

Before the game against Manchester United, Stephens had played in four out of the five previous games, partnering either Maya Yoshida or new signing Wesley Hoedt in the centre-back pairing.

United took all three points, thanks to a first-half finish from Romelu Lukaku.

Jose Mourinho, manager of Manchester United, downplayed the song and insisted that he had not heard it. We were pushing up and trying to take him away.

The match did see Southampton put it right up to United, with Oriol Romeu a regular threat, only to fail to score for the 10th home game out of 13.

The Saints got off to a promising start and went close after 11 minutes as Nathan Redmond volleyed just wide from close range.



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