United managed to score three in the final 20 minutes of the match to turn things around completely and Martial was crucial in the win. Undoubtedly, that is a trend that needs to stop.
Mourinho, facing mounting speculation he'll be fired because of poor results and frequent criticism of his players, was a picture of abject misery on the touchline as United went 2-0 down against Newcastle after only 10 minutes of their English Premier League match at Old Trafford on Saturday. Anthony Martial joined Marcus Rashford and Romelu Lukaku in attack as he came in for Alexis Sanchez - it was only the second time this season that front three had started together.
"Even though it felt very hard we did it". I think that is clear.
"The team is working so hard, they know what they have to do, but it's a pity".
Mourinho looks set to get the worldwide break to turn things around after attempting to avoid a fifth successive match without a win when Rafael Benitez's Newcastle visit Old Trafford.
The Magpies have put in some decent performances, but they have struggled for most of this season.
"We have been solid in a lot of games, but we pushed forward well and created chances well, but the ones we didn't take made the difference".
The Daily Mirror published a story on Friday claiming Mourinho was to be dismissed as United manager this weekend, a situation that sparked much debate.
"This team defensively only conceded one more goal than Manchester City last season, and they are all over the place this year because they are constantly hearing their manager tell them they are not good enough", he said.
While many United players brought out their best in the second half of the game, people reacted specifically to Paul Pogba and his 90 minutes.
It remains to be seen whether the win will kickstart United's season in gear, but with the worldwide break to come, their next match isn't for two weeks. I'm not turning on my football club, but I have to say, something has to change; and it isn't the manager.
His under-pressure side losing at home to winless Newcastle United in the Premier League would have been the biggest story in football at the moment.
"We did really well in the first half and could have scored one or two more and there are some positives we need to take from that".
Mourinho, in the technical area from the off, appeared reasonably relaxed as the game got under way and gave some claps of encouragement to his players.