Manchester United maintained their second position behind run away league leaders Manchester City, after an impressive 2-1 victory at Old Trafford to hold firmly to their dreams of finishing top four.
Romelu Lukaku broke his goal jinx against the top six since arrival to United in 39th minutes to cancel Willian’s goal, before Jesse Lingard’s header in 75th minutes sealed victory for United.
The victory also ensures Chelsea drop to fifth position on the table two points behind Tottenham who are fourth ahead of their Sunday crucial encounter against league leaders Manchester City.
But it seemed Conte got things wrong when he substituted the influential Eden Hazard, as Mourinho quickly took advantage of that changes to bring in Lingard and the Portuguese substitution was well rewarded.
United who seems to have given up on the premier league title for this season are rest assured that they could comfortably finish top four after their victory at Old Trafford.