Mourinho Displeased with United Attackers

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says he expects more from his attacking players after they were held to a 1-1 draw at Old Trafford by an impressive Wolves side.

Joao Moutinho’s superb strike saw the newly promoted visitors continue their strong start to life in the Premier League.

The Portuguese whipped in from the edge of the area as Nuno Espirito Santo’s team matched their hosts.

Wolves were lively in the first half and unlucky to go behind as Fred netted his first goal for United – the Brazilian firing in from just inside the box after Paul Pogba’s excellent touch.

And Mourinho said the visitors “were more aggressive, had more intent and were more motivated”.

“I think the result is fair. They deserved their point and we deserve the punishment of only getting one point,” the United boss told BBC Sport.

“The way we started we were lucky to be the first team to score. Their approach was more for a football match than ours.”

United, with former manager Sir Alex Ferguson watching on during his first visit to Old Trafford since having emergency brain surgery in May, were looking for a third straight league win.

The hosts were on top after the break, but Raul Jimenez’s clever lay-off set up Moutinho for what was a deserved equaliser for the visitors.

The draw keeps Wolves one point behind Manchester United in 10th, as Mourinho’s side climb to fifth. BBC


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