As if the woeful 3-2 defeat at Brighton was not enough, the Portuguese tasted the heaviest home defeat of his managerial career as Tottenham ran out 3-0 victors at Old Trafford on Monday. Eric Dier and Mousa Dembele play, while Lucas Moura, Christian Eriksen and Dele Alli support Harry Kane.
"It's freakish. We were determined and we started well, and in the end we lost 3-0". We just have to bounce back.
He continued: 'Pogba is a very good player, but a Manchester United player right now, and we'll see if anything happens in the future. For all their fight, United were way off the mark in the business of managing the game: once again they fell apart at the back following the first set-back they received. We started the game really well, but we conceded two goals in the second half. 'We didn't understand why, because we had the game in our hands. The first goal was a real blow.
It will not be easy but it is only the beginning of the season. One goal, two...we kept pushing, we had chances, and we conceded the third.
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United will attempt to turn their form around in Sunday's trip to Burnley.
We are going to continue, you should not be anxious. "They really like to counter-attack and have really quick players up front and score goals with [Mohamed] Salah, [Roberto] Firmino and [Sadio] Mane". We are really sorry for them, and really disappointed, we wanted to do better.