Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho happy with reaction to Sevilla defeat

Monday, 19 Mar, 2018

In 2018, win the group phase with 15 points out of a possible 18 and loses at home in the last 16.

"So I'm happy the players come back exactly as myself". A replay is likely to be their best hope of reaching the semi-finals, although they are on offer at 20/1 to repeat that result at Old Trafford. Where they play, how they play, if they play.

Manchester United finished in sixth place in the Premier League table last term but managed to appease Red Devils supporters with success in the Europa League and the League Cup.

"There is no excuse", the defensive midfielder said.

"We had a big game, as you know, against Liverpool".

We use cookies to give you the best experience on our website and bring you more relevant advertising. Even with Old Trafford's anxiety levels going through the roof, he was focused on the plan - whatever it was. Along their way o their first quarter-final in 32 years, the Seagulls have knocked off arch-rivals Crystal Palace, M'Boro and Coventry City, but beating Manchester United away from home will be the crowning jewel in an already memorable run for the South Coast side.

Ozil added: "He knew if Marca or AS were going to turn against us, which would have unsettled the team". "I don't have a preferred opponent: they are all strong teams, but we will play to win against anyone".

"We have to forget this". Some they get away with, because they get a win.

'The reality is that some clubs were ready to win, ' he said.

He has two assists to his name, both in the FA Cup, setting up goals for Ander Herrera against Yeovil on his debut and Romelu Lukaku in the next round against the Terriers, and has been substituted in half of his games to date. "If we were lucky enough to get through - and we're under no illusions how hard that will be - where we are as a club and a team, to go into an FA Cup semi-final and such a great occasion, for me it would be a sense of achievement like we've done enough in the FA Cup".

When asked if any of his crocked stars would return for the FA Cup quarter-final clash with Brighton, Mourinho said: "No, not yet". It's normal. This competition there is United, Tottenham, but also other teams. "You wouldn't be in this competition and this far into the competition if it wasn't". I could be in another league where the title is in the pocket, practically won before a ball is kicked. "I want more personality in the team", he said.

Instead of heeding that warning, United wilted under the Old Trafford floodlights.

"This is football heritage".

Did many people see that coming? .

United boast an excellent record against the Seagulls having won 11 and drawn five of their previous 16 meetings. "In the last seven years, Man City was champion twice".

So, where does this leave United? . The Portuguese did not take kindly to a reporter asking whether that represented failure for United in the post-match press conference.

Barcelona is always there in the past seven, eight years, Real Madrid, Juventus, Bayern Munich and then of course appear now and again, another club like my Inter, like some other clubs like Monaco last season, but the ones that are always there is for some reason and the good thing for me and the unbelievable feeling for me is that I am exactly on the same page as the owners, as Mr Woodward, Mr Arnold.