Mourinho saw his team slump to a 3-0 defeat at Old Trafford as the pressure increases on himself and his players.

After the game the 55-year-old struck a lonely figure as he stood in front of the Stretford Endapplauding the fans who stayed until the end.

He said after the match: “All our fans don’t read papers. All our fans don’t watch television. All our fans are more intelligent than that.”

And BBC pundit Chris Sutton was surprised by the manager’s comments.

“Jose Mourinho sounds like he has lost the plot with his post-match comments because we all watched this game, and they were outclassed,” said Sutton.

“I don’t think Spurs applied themselves very well early on, but when they put their foot down, they exploited a team that has no leaders.”

Sutton also believes the United players look like they are not playing for Mourinho.

“There is a blame game going on here and the players do not look like they want to play for him,” he said.

United had enjoyed a bright start to the game but were punished by Tottenham after half time.

Harry Kane powered an unstoppable header into the top corner after 50 minutes. This was followed up two minutes later by a Lucas Moura sweeping shot.

Moura, still brimming with confidence, then ended any hope of a come back with Spurs third goal eight minutes before time.

Mourinho seemed to be unsure about how his side had been beaten at home.

“I don’t know (where it went wrong),” he told Sky Sports after match.

“Goals are an amazing vitamin and goals conceded are an overdose of fatigue.

“We arrived at half-time wondering why we were not winning, and then conceding two quick goals was an overdose of fatigue.”

Mourinho’s second defeat in United’s opening three league game will undoubtably increase the pressure on him. 

Spurs fans taunted Mourinho with chants of, ‘You’re not special anymore’ as United appeared to run out of ideas on the pitch.

Sutton believes that Old Trafford has changed and is no longer the fortress it used to be.

“This isn’t a fluke,” Sutton said.

“This is a place where teams used to be afraid to come to.

“It’s not the case anymore.”


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