MANCHESTER, England -- Here are three points from Old Trafford on Derby County's 2-2 (8-7 on penalties) win over Manchester United in the third round of the Carabao Cup.
1. Jose Mourinho sees position weaken after day of drama
It looked like it would be a good day for Jose Mourinho.
Ahead of Derby's visit on Tuesday, he received the backing of executive vice chairman Ed Woodward despite an indifferent start to the season. News broke later in the afternoon that the Manchester United...
Manchester United crashed out of the Carabao Cup with a defeat on penalties to Championship side Derby County on Tuesday after the third-round tie ended 2-2 in normal time at Old Trafford.
With no extra time in this season's competition, the contest went straight to spot kicks and Frank Lampard's Derby won 8-7 with Phil Jones's effort saved by visiting keeper Scott Carson.
United manager Jose Mourinho said he felt his team were in difficulty once the shootout got down to his defenders.
"I knew that...
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has hinted he will pick a strong team in the Carabao Cup in a bid to bounce back from the disappointing draw with Wolves.
United face Championship side Derby County, managed by Frank Lampard, at Old Trafford on Tuesday.
The game will go straight to penalties if the scores are level after 90 minutes and because of the new rule, and the 1-1 draw with Wolves on Saturday, Mourinho has revealed he is "not thinking too much" about rotating his squad.