Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho made a pessimistic forecast after the victory over Rostov.
“Red Devils” won with 1: 0 and are now quarter-finals in the Europa League, but Mourinho stressed accumulated fatigue as a problem and warned that his team could lose the next match – the visit of Middlesbrough.
“We were afraid not to go to overtime. The match was difficult. Manchester United has many enemies. Today enemy had us just Rostov, but it was not. It’s hard to play with 10 people on Monday, then on Thursday and then and Sunday. In the first half we were fresh and we created a lot of situations and Rostov not passed the center. it seemed to a few goals and we will decide everything. At one point, however, the guests began to create problems for us, “said Mourinho.
“The boys were magnificent, but is likely to lose the next match. That’s the price of immense fatigue,” said the Portuguese specialist.