Jose Mourinho: 'Manchester United out - this is nothing new for this football club'

Jose Mourinho: 'Manchester United out - this is nothing new for this football club'
By Eurosport

14/03/2018 at 08:02

Jose Mourinho was in bullish mood after Manchester United suffered a shock exit in the Champions League last 16, courtesy of a 2-1 loss to Sevilla.

Wissam Ben Yedder struck twice at Old Trafford on Tuesday to send United tumbling out but United boss Mourinho was in combative mood post-match.

"I've sat in this chair twice before, with Porto - Manchester United out; with Real Madrid - Manchester United out, so this is nothing new for this football club," said the United boss in his post-match press conference.

Earlier, talking to BT Sport he was in more reflective mood.

“The first goal was important and we tried to be aggressive and intense; there were similarities with Liverpool game,” Mourinho told Des Kelly immediately after the game.

“However, we did not score and Sevilla progressed, and kept the ball well but we contained them in the first half.

“In the second half we had chances but then they scored one and from there the game became more emotional. The second goal made it almost impossible.

“We had good periods and good situations and while we did not have great control of the game, I cannot say that my players were wrong in terms of their attitude.”

“A fantastic team like Tottenham are in the same situation as us. They have the FA Cup and to fight for top four.”

" That is football, we lost. Tomorrow is another day."

Sevilla have never reached the Champions League quarter-finals but did make the European Cup quarter-finals in 1958.