"I think Wolves, by the way they faced the game, they deserve [the point] because they play like I like to play, which is like the World Cup final".
This was a match where we could see all the good and all the bad things from Paul Pogba. Both sides could've won it but the the United manager's assessment following a stalemate at full time was surprisingly honest, saying they deserved no more than they got.
They were in the game since the first minute, they played every ball, every second in the maximum of their intensity, their desire, and we didn't.
United entered the match looking for their third straight league win and looked as though their defensive display may pull them through. Two Premier League goals and four assists in 17 appearances is appalling for a player of his quality and previous performances throughout his career.
Fred's goal was enough for a temporary lead, but not for all three points, as Joao Moutinho scored the equalizer to earn the visitors a valuable point. "That's not the case, and we all know that".
"I am optimistic, but a hard season, yes", he said.More news: Amazon launches a slew of new Alexa-powered products
United certainly have momentum ahead of Saturday's visit of Wolves after beating Young Boys 3-0 in Wednesday's Champions League opener.
"I can't explain the difference of attitude because I never had a difference of attitude".
"Against Tottenham we lost the game but I liked very much my team's performance".
"We didn't have a team that was in big trouble with an accumulation of matches".
Mourinho refused to single out the 29-year-old but, in answer to a question specifically about Sanchez, challenged his entire squad to get better. "They started better were more aggressive, had more intent and I don't know why but they were more motivated", the United manager said.
'One team came as if their lives depended on it and one team was too relaxed, ' said the United boss.