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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