Souness: Mourinho is in a 'precarious' position at Manchester United

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Without nothing they were winning 2-0, that gives them a big boost and that pushed us down mentally.

Before this game Mourinho accused Manchester City of a lack of class after learning that a documentary about the Premier League champions featured digs at his expense.

"Expect from me to be really happy to say after Leicester (a 2-1 win), A, B, C, D, wonderful performances, this and that; don't expect me to go in the other direction".

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola claims he agrees with Manchester United counterpart Jose Mourinho that the club "cannot buy class".

A few hours after City thrashed Huddersfield 6-1 - mainly thanks to a hat trick by Sergio Aguero - United slumped to a 3-2 loss at Brighton after conceding three goals in a 20-minute span in the first half. It punctured any optimism created by the 2-1 win over Leicester last week.

- Paul Pogba ended on the losing side in a Premier League game he scored in for the first time - United had won each of the previous 11 games he had netted in, a joint-record in the competition (with Ryan Babel for Liverpool - 11 games).

Murray conjured a tidy finish to put the hosts ahead, the 34-year-old flicking home with one touch to send the home fans into raptures.

"We gave the game to the opposition", he said. 3-1, min. 44, Gross.

Mourinho used the interval to remove Juan Mata and Andreas Pereira, with England internationals Marcus Rashford and Jesse Lingard entering as United sought an injection of pace.

Many of Mourinho's stars, including World Cup victor Pogba, new signing Fred and French forward Anthony Martial, were anonymous for long periods, but the boss refused to criticise individuals.

Bailly and Lindelof both struggled as United looked all at sea on the south coast, with Paul Pogba's injury time penalty putting a brighter look on proceedings.

- Pascal Gross has scored eight goals in the Premier League, all at home.

Speaking after his side's 6-1 thrashing of Huddersfield on Sunday, Guardiola said: "That is true, you can not buy class". In the second half our goal was too late and gave us not even a chance of the next ball, which is quite unusual, because the game against Leicester ended with a corner against us.

Former Burnley forward Andre Gray had opened the scoring with James Tarkowski replying early in the game.

76′ - Villalba goes and goes, until he scores - No one felt it necessary to step up to Villalba and make a legitimate challenge for the ball as he weaved his way roughly 50 yards across the field before tucking his left-footed strike - the game-winner - inside the far post.

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