Jose Mourinho says Marcus Rashford was Manchester United's 'mad dog' at Southampton

Jose Mourinho puts the blame on this department after Southampton draw

Mourinho's United are now seventh in the Premier League and are some way off the pace in the race for the top four after drawing with strugglers Southampton on Saturday. "I'm taking the team up until Wednesday and we'll see after that".

Despite the fight back, Mourinho was left to lament the dropped points.

The Portuguese picked Paul Pogba, Ander Herrera and Marouane Fellaini in the midfield, with Marcus Rashford and Romelu Lukaku leading the attack-line.

One fan said: "This is really the ideal clip to show how frustrating Pogba can be", while another mentioned: "First 2 seconds fantastic, last 2 seconds bad".

A number of United fans have been quick to call for United to follow Southampton's lead, and axe Mourinho.

However, the Red Devils midfield failed to mount more pressure in the second half in their pursuit to stage an epic come-back, leaving Mourinho gutted. They keep, keep going to complicated football.

"Doesn't matter the system we play", Mourinho said.

Southampton reached the FA Cup semifinals previous year - their furthest run in the competition since 2003 when they reached the final - after Hughes took charge at the quarterfinal stage, but were beaten 2-0 by eventual winners Chelsea.

Lindelof will definitely miss the game against Arsenal, who have not lost since August, after travelling to Dubai in a bid to speed up his recovery from a thigh injury, while Ashley Young is suspended.

According to a report by the UK Metro, Mourinho further lamented his side lacked "bite" in the middle of the pack for Southampton's opening goal, adding that it is a missing characteristic in his squad.

"We spoke before the game about running, it's very, very simple but in this day and age you have to run and run fast and be direct and make things happen". Play one touch, play two touches.

Southampton have announced that manager Mark Hughes has been sacked.

Mourinho's side did nearly take an early lead through Lukaku, but looked ragged down the other end and, after missing several chances to clear their lines, Southampton's Michael Obafemi laid the ball off for Armstrong to break the deadlock.



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