Jose Mourinho praises Manchester United's "crucial triangle" in Burnley win

Shane Duffy's goal helped inflict United's first defeat of the season at Brighton a fortnight ago

United secured a 2-0 win at Burnley on Sunday following a turbulent start to their season, which included successive defeats against Tottenham and Brighton.

Manchester United must have won the game 3-0 had their World Cup victor with France, Paul Pogba converted it from a penalty United earned.

Writing on Twitter, Rashford said: "Emotions got the better of me, I shouldn't of reacted like that".

"They were very good in the early stages of the game, had us on the back foot very early, and it's one of those.it's very good thinking to yourself "go and do this and do that", but it's hard when you're out there".

On the day United fans flew a banner over Turf Moor that was critical of executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward - who has feuded with Mourinho over transfer policy - this was an encouraging result for the Portuguese coach.

Nicol says Mourinho's methods are having a negative affect on young players like Rashford and the 20-year-old should consider if staying at United is right for him.

"I don't know what happened", he told BBC Sport.

Romelu Lukaku's brace was all that the visitors needed to grab their second win in the ongoing league season and rank 10th on the log.

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Lukaku opened the scoring after 25 minutes and then scored again right on half time which the Clarets manager described as "a real sickener".

Mourinho made a number of changes to the starting XI for last weekend's clash as Victor Lindelof returned to the team at the expense of Phil Jones while Alexis Sanchez and Marouane Fellaini also started at Turf Moor. I for one am fully behind him and what he is looking to do at United at this current time.

"Today the fans were fantastic from the first minute, but Old Trafford is a moment to remember", he said.

Former Manchester City goalkeeper Hart, who saved a penalty from Paul Pogba during the loss to United, said: 'The break comes at a good time for us.

United held firm for their second win of the season, though, allowing Mourinho to head into the two-week global break in a happier mood.

In what might be seen as a clever propaganda move Mourinho had as much praise for the fans as his players.

His attitude towards both the media and the team itself has raised a few questions, regarding whether or not he actually wants to be at Old Trafford at all - or if he's just attempting to be paid off in a big way.

"We should score many more goals".

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