You know what this means? If it is is to play well or to win matches?
Mourinho, 55, has come under fire in recent weeks, not only for his team's mediocre start to the season - including a 3-2 defeat at Brighton & Hove Albion on August 19 - but also for a number of reported fallouts with the club hierarchy and key players. Today we were aggressive, we press high.
Romelu Lukaku then spurned another golden chance at the United opener after 15 minutes when he fired wide of an open net after a poor back pass from Danny Rose allowed the Belgium global to round Hugo Lloris.
We project the full-backs. If at the end of the season with 10 games to go and we are in a good position then we have already shown we can fight'.
In the first half, zero corners, zero lateral free-kicks, zero frontal free-kicks.
"No", he said. "Because in the first game Lindelof and Bailly, now Jones and Smalling but now Jones is injured and in the next match will be Smalling with another one and when Marcos Rojo comes he will also be an option".
But don't lose your time. The champions, the brand of football they're playing and that will hurt Man United supporters.
Journalist: But numerous supporters walked out. We'll be better next week. "It wasn't good enough tonight but we will bounce back against Burnley".
Today the players left the pitch after losing at home and were applauded because they deserved it. "So keep trying and trying and trying and keep trying, keep trying".
"[Whilst holding three fingers up] Do you know what this means?"
The former Chelsea and Real Madrid coach was attempting to make the point that he had "won more Premiership titles than the other 19 managers put together" as he walked out of the media room, demanding respect from his critics, but it was a clumsy gesture.
The team looked fine in the opening half and created chances, but Mourinho brought on central defensive midfielder Marouane Fellaini down 2-0 in the second half and started small midfielder Ander Herrera at center back.
Pochettino said he believes he was to blame for those defeats because Tottenham's players were not prepared before the game.