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‘We should have had six more points’ – Mourinho bemoans disappointing results


The Red Devils boss believes his side have not always got the results they deserve after seeing Arsenal snatch a late draw on Saturday

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho believes his side should be higher in the table, having lost six points they ‘totally deserved’.

The Red Devils looked to be heading for a 1-0 victory over Arsenal on Saturday, but saw the Gunners equalise in the 89th minute with their first shot on target.

Olivier Giroud scored to snatch a point for Arsenal, and Mourinho feels that it is not the first game where United missed out on a ‘deserved’ win.

“We should have had six more points, which we totally deserved,” Mourinho told the Independent.

“If we had six more points, just see where we would be.”

The draw saw United fail to close the gap on Arsenal and the race for a Champions League place, with the Red Devils now six points behind fourth place, and below Tottenham in the table.

They have just five wins from 12 games, with defeats to Chelsea, Manchester City, and most notably, a shock loss to Watford keeping United out of the top four.

Mourinho admits that he would not have had the same disappointment had Arsenal played well on Saturday, but insists that his side were the better team.

“At least I want someone to come here and play better than us,” the 53-year-old revealed.

“Then you can go home and say: ‘these guys were better’. I am going home and the feeling is that we lost.”

The Red Devils return to continental action on Thursday as they host Feyenoord in the Europa League, before Mourinho’s side turn their attention back to their Premier League campaign.

United will play host to West Ham at Old Trafford on Sunday, before a clash with the same side three days later in the quarter-finals of the League Cup.