Mourinho: I expected more from Pogba

Mourinho: I expected more from Pogba

Mourinho: I expected more from Pogba

United have won only one of their last five league games and remain seventh in the league, three points below fourth-place Liverpool and five points off leaders and city rivals Manchester City.

Many assumed that this was a classic Mourinho performance. Two shots on target with 65 per cent of possession, you have to be critical of Liverpool.

Jose Mourinho has been spotted leaving the Lowry Hotel in Manchester on Tuesday morning, after the bore draw at Liverpool left his side needing to create history if they are to win the Premier League title.

Ibrahimovic surprisingly started against Zorya Luhansk in United's previous European match and promised to make amends if selected having failed with a header early in the second half at Anfield.

"Wayne is working well", added Mourinho. "He had a good game and I am happy for him because people with responsibilities put a lot of pressure on him".

But will Manchester United fans be frustrated how defensive they were second half?

"I think the team was flawless".

"The best news is we have one point more and a clean sheet, nothing else".

"Then again, I was there in the right position and that is the important thing".

"At times it will be killing games and nullifying the opposition".

"We didn't play as well as we could have played", Klopp was quoted as saying by the Mirror.

Meanwhile, Jose Mourinho has gone ahead and accused Liverpool of playing defensively and said his side were in control of the game. And certainly, Liverpool is now in ruder health than Manchester United, even if Lallana and Wijnaldum would be significant absentees.

We always want to win but we showed we're a big team and we're going to fight for everything.

"We missed a little bit of sharpness through the middle, where Pogba was".

The United manager started with Belgium global Marouane Fellaini and 31-year-old wing-back Ashley Young as Mourinho looked to thwart Liverpool's in-form attack.

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