Liverpool went into the fixture as favourites, having won five of their seven league games in the build-up, and United seemingly struggling to put together any run of form.
But Mourinho’s side managed to come up with a disciplined performance, and ground out a dogged 0-0.
The general narrative surrounding the result seems to be that Mourinho managed to stifle Jurgen Klopp’s free-flowing attacking tactics, but the Red Devils boss has another theory about the game, and insists his team weren’t the only ones playing defensively:
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) October 19, 2016
According to Opta and broadcasters Sky Sports, United had just 35% possession in the stalemate – the lowest ever recorded for United in the Premier League era.
But is Jose correct to claim Liverpool played their part in the boring display?
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