Burnley took the lead through Ashley Barnes before City fired in four goals in the second period.
"Better in points, position, goals scored, goals conceded, so we have to try to stay there and it's not easy because there are very good teams". "It's an injury and I feel sorry for him personally and I feel sorry for the team because he's an important player for us".
Anthony Martial started with Sanchez for the first time, combining neatly together as United initially reacted to Christian Eriksen's 11-second opener but struggled thereafter. With Zinedine Zidane enduring a hard season at Real Madrid, many reports have linked the Argentine with becoming the next manager at the Bernabeu.
With City winning 2-0 on the night, United are now 15 points behind their city rivals.
We'll have to wait and see how serious this latest issue is but Fellaini will now be considered as a major doubt for Saturday's clash with Huddersfield Town at Old Trafford.
One only needs to take a look at some of the unusual tactical decisions he has made over the past 18 months to recognise why that is.
'I want to believe that by Champions League time, around the end of the month, they will be back'. United's new signing kept imploring his team mates to press, he kept waving them forward, but it was in defence where the problems lay. Third mistake. We don't cover inside, the full-back inside when Eriksen comes.More news: Eriksen Scores After 11 Seconds As Spurs Outclass Man Utd
"Liverpool are a strong team, especially at home when they are on the attack".
"Now we've got to show that we're the terrier and we've got the fighting spirit".
"He did give everything, so it was a good effort and this is a good feeling for me to know that the player is available with that spirit". But we need him and the Champions League is arriving, we have lots of tough matches to play.
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After taking just three points in five games this season against Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City and United, this was a much-needed statement that Tottenham can still compete with the big guns despite an inconsistent campaign.
It was already a tall order for United to reel in their rivals and, despite the season only just entering February, Mourinho can not foresee a scenario in which City relinquish their grasp on the title.
"After the first game this season, you (the media) tried to put pressure on my job".