“Two shots on target with 65 per cent of possession, you have to be critical of Liverpool.
“It is their problem, not our problem.”
Mourinho left the press conference but returned 10 minutes later to put the facts right – or so he tried.
He told the media who were still in position: “We had 42 per cent possession. Our guy is better, he says 42 per cent.”
Mourinho was alluding to the in-house stats team that United employ.