EPL: Mourinho reveals what he doesn't like about Smalling

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Red Devils score in 35′, 38′.

Beating Burnley away before the global break was one thing, but Watford were flying after recording four wins in their opening four Premier League games.

But, after Andre Gray fired home in the 65th minute, Man United had to withstand a spirited Watford fightback to secure all three points.

This season, he has started one game for United this season - the Premier League opener against Leicester, when he only played up front because Lukaku wasn't deemed ready to start after returning late to preseason training following the World Cup.

Though this comes as a result of Chelsea's previous focus on immediate success rather than developing their own talent, Mourinho must also take some blame with the likes of Kevin De Bruyne and Mohamed Salah initially failing to make it in the Premier League at a young age while managed by the Portuguese. The Old Trafford club look like they will be stuck with Martial for a few years yet, even if Mourinho doesn't like it.

Pogba has done very little to douse the flames, recently claiming that he will be a United player until he's seen wearing a Barcelona shirt. There's no doubt he was fundamental to repelling Watford's high, diagonal ball tactics while his aerial ability in the opposition's penalty area paid dividends too. Subs: Femenia 6, Masina n/a, Success n/a. United's fringe players put in a below-par performance as Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez were rested. Subs: Martial 6, McTominay n/a. De Gea had to stay alert.

Lukaku, who scored three times while on global duty with Belgium, struck his fourth Premier League goal of the season in the 35th minute.

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Jose Mourinho has made only one change for the game against Watford, with Ashley Young coming into the Manchester United starting eleven to replace Luke Shaw.

Buoyant United then almost grabbed a third but Foster saved well from Pogba as Watford kept the score at 2-0 at the break.

Jose Mourinho's side were two up at half-time thanks to goals from Romelu Lukaku and Chris Smalling.

The visitors should have been out of sight before half time but Pogba cushioned his back-post volley straight at Foster.

United were risky on counter-attacks though as Gracia's men left themselves exposed at the back while in an all out attack. Matic receives his second yellow for barging into Hughes on the right. And he zipped past Christian Kabasele to cut a shot on goal that Foster palmed over the bar.

Fourth-place Watford is still ahead of United, although the gap between the sides has been narrowed to three points.

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