Manchester United came away from the 4-0 thrashing at the hands of Chelsea much worse than expected.
Apart from losing defender Eric Bailly to a major injury, it is also learnt that Chris Smalling has also suffered an injury that will keep him out for a couple of games. As a result, Mourinho had no other option but to utilise the centre back pairing of Daley Blind and Marcos Rojo. The latter has not had much of a look in under José Mourinho this season. However, the Argentine performed with grace and managed to help United keep their first clean sheet in three games.
After the game, Mourinho praised the performance of the Argentine centre back and said that he was rather surprised with the outcome. Mourinho knows that playing two left-footed centre backs in the defence is not always ideal especially when it comes to playing against top teams like Manchester City. Since Pep Guardiola recalled Sergio Aguero to the starting line-up, Mourinho was very of conceding a heavy defeat once again. Continue reading José Mourinho Impressed by Performance of Marcos Rojo