Lingard's exertions came at a cost, though, as a groin injury that he had carried since Russian Federation lied him low for a month, with the attacking midfielder only scoring his first United goal of the season when securing Wednesday's 2-2 draw at home to Arsenal.
"I have to disagree with people who try to compare this to teams of Roy Keane, Ruud van Nistelrooy, Nemanja Vidic, give us a break and time", Mourinho said.
After the game, while speaking to reporters, Arsenal boss Unai Emery was asked whether he felt "frustrated" at the result and the manner of the draw but the Spaniard responded brilliantly. Brighton may well get that win here but if they do, it's likely to be by the single goal in a hard-fought contest.
Andrew Atherley says: "The Hammers have a good chance of further improvement now that their fixture list has eased and the odds may underestimate them against a fairly toothless Palace side".
"And as footballers we just enjoy our football and want to win games".
"Manchester are getting better, for us it will be hard". We started off very well and I thought we probably did deserve more than the draw. He played wide to Mkhitaryan, whose return pass to the substitute would end with the ball bobbling in despite late challenges from two United defenders.
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Jose Mourinho has had a tough start to the season, but Diogo Dalot is thrilled to be playing under his compatriot (Martin Rickett/PA). "We are thinking the Europa League against Qarabag is a possibility [next Thursday]".
It's worth backing Fulham at favourable odds to take their first away point of the Ranieri-era, against a United side that are without a win in their last four Premier League games. "As I was saying, I think Paul came on and gave a good contribution and didn't give a bad contribution". "We are getting better competitively".
"Leading the game, especially going in at half time leading always puts you in a comfortable position and if we can do that now for the remainder of this season".
But James Milner's excellent low equaliser was followed by Roberto Firmino's close-range effort, with his first touch three minutes after he had replaced Alberto Moreno, and Xherdan Shaqiri added Liverpool's third.
Both second-half goals came in a insane minute, in which Rojo turned the ball off Alexandre Lacazette and into the United net in his attempts to make a last-ditch tackle.