"United have to challenge for the league".
"That little shush was 'be quiet, I'm going to do it my way and we are going to win my way'".
Svilar denied United again on the half-hour, pushing Romelu Lukaku's low strike behind, but fortune would desert the teenager once again on the brink of half-time.
Thoughts on Mourinho's latest comments aimed at United fans?
However, Lukaku has failed to score in his last three outings and even elicited groans from the home fans during Saturday's 1-0 win over Tottenham, despite providing the assist for Anthony Martial's victor.
The striker has been a regular fixture in the first team for Mourinho's men and has also scored three times in the Champions League for the Red Devils.
- Calls on fans to show more support for the star striker. It's not one ball or goal that hits the post or one save from the opposition goalkeeper that can make Romelu's contribution below the top level.
"I would say Pochettino and Klopp have reputations for being wonderful attacking coaches but Mourinho is a bit like Mayweather", Neville told Sky Sports. Manchester were playing extremely conservative, flat football created to not lose, and Benfica were too timid to push the issue.
Rewarded with a starting berth for his match-winning cameo in United's 1-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday, Martial won but then squandered a 15th-minute penalty.
The United boss always adopts a reactionary stance in big games and rarely goes all guns blazing, preferring to kill off the game and maybe steal a goal.
After initially scoring 11 goals from 10 appearances, Lukaku has failed to net in five matches and the Belgian global has allegedly been booed by a section of the club's supporters.