Mata, though, pulled a goal back when he curled in a free kick in the 70th and, five minutes later, Anthony Martial cut inside after swapping passes with Paul Pogba to equalize with a venomous low shot.
"As a friend of mine was saying to me this morning, if it rains in London tomorrow, it's my fault".
Elsewhere, The Times report that Mourinho received a pre-match vote of confidence from Woodward via SMS, meaning they are the only people left in the world not using WhatsApp.
Jose Mourinho: No, I was advised by the structure of the club that from the hotel to the training ground it would be probably a minimum of 75 minutes.
Whatever their differences, these were not players happy to lie down and watch their manager take the bullet.
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"I cope with it, with some sadness, but I'm a big boy".
"I am 55 years old, I am mature, I can cope with it and live with being hunted".
Meanwhile, Eric Dier led third-place Tottenham past Cardiff 1-0, and Gylfi Sigurdsson scored a spectacular goal to help Everton defeat Leicester 2-1.
"This is new, it makes me not just a better manager but even a better person".
"I think there is too much talk".
"If you score once you can score a few goals in some minutes; I've seen Manchester United doing that a lot of times over the years and today we did it". It's not easy for them.
The many concerns of those fans who fill Old Trafford every week will not evaporate during the week-long global break, but at least they went home smiling after a super comeback. "They give me the contract because they wanted to give it me".