Jose Mourinho has said he will no longer be criticising individual Manchester United players in public, a major reversal of past patterns, following the abject performance in a 3-2 defeat at Brighton on Sunday.
De Gea got a touch to Gross's penalty but couldn't keep it out to compound a miserable first 45 minutes for United.
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Pep Guardiola insists Manchester City were not "disrespectful" in their "All or Nothing" documentary series following criticism from Jose Mourinho. "I'll analyse my players" performances when they are very good.
"We were speaking about one extra body, it's not like we were unhappy because we wanted six or seven more players and they didn't come".
"Fantastic performance, fantastic team performance which is what obviously pleases me more and a special effort, because it would be so easy for him to say after three days training, "I can't, I am tired".
United improved marginally after the break but never really looked like threatening a fightback, though Paul Pogba netted an injury-time penalty after Duffy brought down Marouane Fellaini. "The press and pundits criticise when I go in that direction". Chris Smalling, trusted to play almost 50 games last season, was on the bench while Phil Jones, who started the FA Cup final in May, was not in the squad at all.More news: Israeli gunfire kills 2 Gaza border protesters
"I think we lived an unbelievable season with cameras. But no, he said "I'm there". They've got absolutely nothing about them. The Iranian worldwide was the top scorer in the Eredivisie last season and enjoyed an impressive World Cup for Team Melli. "I agree with him, with José, you can not buy class".
The Portuguese conceded his squad made "big mistakes" in their second game of the Premier League season but refused to single anyone out for blame.
We have to ask about Paul Pogba and whether he would bring his great form from the World Cup to club level.
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