"I said to all of the team before the game: 'I expect to see mistakes tonight and if I don't there'd probably be a problem because we won't be trying to be as good as we might'".
The Saudi Arabia national football team, from Mourinho's perspective, has "some talent" but is "a naive team, from a different reality".
"So to now be managing and leading my country to a World Cup is an extra special moment". However, they will now be able to breathe a little easier as the forward took to Twitter to provide an update on his current injury status.
Preparations for the World Cup could scarcely have gone any better up until now, with Gareth Southgate's initial 23-man selection remaining intact after beating Nigeria and Costa Rica.
As Cunningham states in his exclusive piece, it's hardly the ideal build-up to England's first match of this summer's World Cup finals. But I want to get back as fast as I can.
Usually the subject of intense media scrutiny, England's players have already become the brunt of jokes on social media, where the Twitterati laid into England's suits when they posed for a group photo.
"So, as a group of players, that is what we are going to do - enjoy our football, play with no fear and play exciting football at the same time".More news: Greek PM predicts approval of Macedonia name
"We are hopeful players and family will get an opportunity to go into St Petersburg when we are not working".
Pickford, whose distribution is superior to Butland's, is expected to begin the World Cup as first choice.
"Equally, we have other stories in our camp which I think help to take the pressure away from him".
After training with the remaining 21 members of the squad on Wednesday, Henderson said he did not know how Rashford sustained the issue. So we are all here with the same mentality, all wanting to win, all wanting to play.
"But what you have to do is make sure that doesn't control you and that you go for it in your performances".
"That is nothing to do with us", he responded.
"For us it is about working hard and training hard until the game, then going out there and having some fun". "We just concentrate on our football".