But despite righting the ship at Burnley and a two-week worldwide break to ease the pressure, Mourinho again took aim at the press.
While Fellaini missed the majority of the global break with Belgium owing to a back problem, he had worked his way back to full fitness in time for United's meeting with a Watford side with four wins from four in the Premier League.
Former United and England defender Gary Neville hopes his old club can still mount a challenge to Chelsea, Manchester City and Liverpool despite two defeats in four matches. "But we had the experience also here last season where they don't give up and when the game is open they believe".
"I can imagine on Sunday I am going to be criticized for not playing Marcus but is not my fault, he's suspended", said the Portuguese, before embarking on an extended monologue to set out the numbers for those who were "a bit confused".
He has to analyse his game time this year but when you look at a manager to player relationship, I don't think there is total trust from the manager of whether he's a centre-forward, a left-sided player or a right-sided one. At Manchester, he was either a striker very rarely, or a winger for most of the time.
If the Mourinho era at United were a rom-com - which it absolutely is not - Fellaini would be the leading man.
Jose rocked up to this morning's press conference with a prepared list of stats regarding Marcus Rashford's involvement, following a discussion on Sky Sports after England's win over Switzerland that Rashford would be best off leaving Old Trafford in search of regular first-team action as a striker.
The 20-year-old scored twice in two games for England during the worldwide break, and many fans and members of the media are wondering why he isn't getting more game time for his club.
United have had a mixed start to the season, winning two and losing two, placing them 10th. "We were too sloppy but it's another win and we have to keep going".
Watford boss Javi Gracia, though, warned his side of under-estimating United.
"If we played the second half the way we did the last part of the first half we would be in this moment with a completely different result", Mourinho said. As always there will be a live blog on this very page so make sure you bookmark it for Saturday. Things we are working on, position and movement.
"I think that as soon as we begin to think the next game is going to be easier for some reason, we are dead. we will pay heavily for any sense of over-confidence against a team like United".
A man looks at the north reflecting pool, which sits in the footprint where the north tower of the World Trade Center once stood. In December, a would-be suicide bomber set off a pipe bomb in a subway passageway near Times Square, authorities said.
The Delta Fire was burning on both sides of Interstate 5, which has made it more hard to control the flames, Underhill said. Authorities closed a major highway and issued evacuation orders to areas in the path of the expanding conflagration.
Fire and utility crews were still going door to door on Friday to conduct safety checks and shut off gas meters, officials said. The fires were reported across a "wide swath of dozens of blocks across Lawrence and North Andover", the state police said .
The Digital Outer Mirror will make its debut on the new Lexus ES in Japan, where it will go on sale in late October. Lexus says that this camera system removes bulky mirrors on the side of the vehicle cleaning up the view.
Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 30 miles from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 140 miles. The hurricane's impacts could range from a strong storm surge to flooding from torrential rainfall and hurricane-force winds.
We fully recognise what is happening. "None of them voted for a gutless , anonymous source to the failing New York Times ". Trump was asked if, in light of the book and column, he trust the people around him.
Both the variants are powered by Apple's latest A12 Bionic SoC, which is touted to be one of the first with a 7nm processor . As for the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max lineup, Cook says, that it is "the most advanced iPhone we have ever created".
The back four also looked settled - although Inigo Martinez and Raul Albiol are alternatives to Nacho alongside Sergio Ramos. They ultimately fell short, but Southgate was brought in to pull England out of its worldwide malaise, and he has succeeded.
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TS Isaac less organised; gov'ts call off storm warnings, watches
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But his partner, Emily Whisler, said she will remain behind at the university where she is a resident in the psychiatry program. Even miles away from the Atlantic, North Carolina residents in low-lying areas are boarding up and emptying stores.
Bottom drops out of Detroit Lions defense Monday night
Facing the Falcons , Nagle went 21-for-37 for a whopping 366 yards, two touchdowns, and finished with a 108.6 quarterback rating. What the New York Jets displayed on defense and special teams may have been even more encouraging for Darnold and his teammates.
Williams fined $17,000 for U.S. Open code violations
The first violation came when Ramos ruled that Williams was receiving illegal coaching from her coach Patrick Mouratoglou . She described the awarding of penalties for relatively minor infractions as "pure pettiness" and an "abuse of power".
'A horrific situation': 4 dead in Cincinnati bank shooting
The Cincinnati Enquirer reports Yudy Martinez Perez slumped against a kitchen wall and muttered denials after she heard the news. UC Health spokeswoman Kelly Martin said one victim remained there in critical condition and another was listed as serious.
Korean leaders schedule third summit, envoy says
Leaders of North and South Korea have agreed to meet on September 18 to discuss "practical measures" towards denuclearisation. Seoul and Pyongyang both want a declaration to formally end the 1950-53 Korean War, which ended in an armistice.