Mourinho: We scored four goals and drew 2-2!

Mourinho: We scored four goals and drew 2-2!

Mourinho: We scored four goals and drew 2-2!

The Red Devils twice came from behind to earn a point against the Gunners at Old Trafford, with Anthony Martial cancelling out Shkodran Mustafi's opener before Jesse Lingard struck 74 seconds after Marcos Rojo's own goal inadvertently put the visitors back in front.

Arsenal stretched their unbeaten run to 20 games, but failed to take advantage of two gifts from the hosts as United's winless run in the Premier League extended to four matches.

"We played against a team that is in the top of their season, in the top of their moment where everything goes well for them".

"Laurent is very close to playing for us", Emery said.

"At the top of these problems, during football matches, we shoot ourselves [in the foot]".

"We have to take all that into account and no matter what happens we have to try to get the three points". 1-0 for them.

Shots were few and far between for the remainder of the first half and after Rob Holding was forced off injured, five players picked up yellow cards for separate fouls in the space of 310 seconds.


Arsenal's Henrikh Mkhitaryan reacts after his goal is disallowed due to offside during the match against Manchester United at the Old Trafford in Manchester December 5, 2018.

"Our injuries are leaving us in a very hard position to manage, and I have to say that some of our players deserve real credit for their team ethic and bravery to be playing in positions that are not natural to them; for example, Scott McTominay and Nemanja Matic playing as central defenders in our last match".

"Sometimes we miss chances with open goals and other times we make defensive mistakes but there was a fantastic spirit".

A rotated starting XI, which did not feature Romelu Lukaku or Paul Pogba, pressed high - and well - from the first minute, and it worked. We are always punished by the mistakes.

"We were waiting and waiting and waiting to see who could, who couldn't, and I think we are going to be in a very similar situation this time".

Mourinho said on Tuesday morning: "Look, against Southampton, three hours before the game, I don't know the team that is going to play".

After a reporter suggested United looked "happier" without Pogba and Lukaku in the line-up, Mourinho said: "I don't understand where you want me to go. No".

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