United fans were overjoyed; Leicester fans could not believe their misfortune; and fans of every other team just seemed to find it hilarious.
As the clock passed the hour mark, Claude Puel made a pair of changes, bringing Vardy on for Maddison and new arrival Rachid Ghezzal for Amartey, with Mourinho subbing Markus Rashford for Lukaku shortly after.
But there was a moment of controversy in the match when Sanchez tried to grab the ball off Pogba before the penalty, though the World Cup victor insists he was within his rights to take the spot-kick. Pressed on whether there would be incomings or outgoings at Old Trafford, Mourinho added: "The information I have is no".
Mourinho's transfer targets were not shared by the United board.
"I expect a better United than last season".
This season Shaw is looking to turn that all around, and make himself a Three Lions regular and somebody who is relied upon for major tournaments.
Shaw wasn't positive his goal meant he'd remain a first-choice starter for Mourinho, but he said he's set his sights high. "It depends on the music, but words for me don't come easy".
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After his Saturday round at the World Golf Championships event in OH , he stepped to the podium wiping perspiration from his face. Bevacqua said the organization decided a couple years ago its current headquarters in Palm Beach Gardens no longer fit the bill.
However, United saw out the rest of second-half stoppage time to start the season with three points and maintain Mourinho's unbeaten record in Premier League openers with nine wins and one draw over 10 matches.
Andreas Pereira. The talented young Belgian spent last season on loan at Valencia and got the surprise start in this one. If he remains at Old Trafford beyond the 31 August European transfer deadline how do the club, and Mourinho, manage the World Cup-winning star?
Pogba explained his side of the incident after the game and said he would not always be taking penalties for United this season.
What lies ahead for Jose and United? However, Mourinho's time in charge of the club has been filled with feuding with his players, ownership and the media.
Leicester looked startled by United's early intensity but began to fell their way into the match as debutant James Maddison impressed and their wide men made in-roads.