Pundit: Jose Mourinho knew West Brom defeat would happen


Thierry Henry has noted that Jose Mourinho was clearly wary of the potential danger posed by the West Bromwich Albion game over the weekend.
The 55-year-old stressed ahead of the game that he had been implementing extra measures in training to keep his players at the right tempo following the 3-2 win over Manchester City.
But the attitude on the pitch was all wrong: Man United’s tempo was flat and they struggled to penetrate all game, with James Rodriquez delivering the sucker-punch after 72 minutes to condemn the hosts to just their third defeat at Old Trafford this season.
Speaking after the game, Henry pointed out that Mourinho had predicted a game like this during the week.
“Mourinho was trying to calm the players down and he has experience,” he said. “He saw that result wa...

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