Manchester United retain unbeaten record despite losing
Jose Mourinho claims that Thursday’s 2-1 defeat at Hull was actually a 1-1 draw
January 27th, 2017
Jose Mourinho has once again shown himself to be a classless human being by refusing to acknowledge that Manchester United lost Thursday’s EFL Cup clash against Hull City despite the Red Devils going through to the final.
Mourinho clearly felt as though the Tigers shouldn’t have been awarded a penalty in the first-half of the game, with Tom Huddlestone converting the spot kick before Paul Pogba equalised.
Hull then went on to score the winner and that was the only City goal that Mourinho was willing to acknowledge, with the Portuguese claiming that the final scoreline was 1-1 and that his Manchester United side were still unbeaten.
He said: “The game was totally under control, the game was what we wanted to be and something happened to open the game and then the game was open.
“Marco is doing fantastic work and they were a very good team in both matches but in spite of this we had more power, we were the best team, we could score lots of goals in the first match, and today, as I was saying, the game was under control, so we deserve to be in the final. So I congratulate my players and I don’t want to analyse the performance so much.
“I don’t want to speak about the penalty, but I don’t want also to speak about the performance because to speak about the performance again I have to say the game was in the pocket, the game was under control, and something happened to open the game.
“I think 18 matches unbeaten is amazing. We didn’t lose,” he said. “It was 1-1, 1-1. I only saw two goals. I saw [Paul] Pogba’s goal and their goal was fantastic goal, great action. Great cross, and the guy in far post coming, 1-1.”