Former Real Madrid and Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has described his life in Manchester United as “A bit of Disaster”.
Manchester United’s current form has been of concern to the Portuguese manager since taking over the Old Trafford side, and this has led to the former Chelsea boss making only four changes in his line up before their clash against City.
Though United scored in their first 10 minutes of the second half to win the derby and edging out Manchester City from the EFL Cup, Mourinho still feels something was wrong with his side.
Jesus Navas was always surpassing Luke Shaw and there was no space for the former Madrid boss to include £26m summer signing Henrik Mkhiaryan in the 18-man squad.
The fact that City’s boss had declared that the EFL Cup was his lowest priority may have given Mourinho’s side an opportunity to shift attention to the ‘Tiny Cup’, as they only made four changes with key names present in the clash, while City made nine changes.
United’s elimination of City was significant, as it reminded fans that the last two times United edged City out of the League Cup was in 1970 and 1976 and they won the Cup in both years.
It will however be recalled that the League Cup was the first trophy Jose Mourinho won in England.