Jose Mourinho has warned his Manchester United players that they are in for a hard clash when they host Watford at Old Trafford on Saturday afternoon.
The Red Devils beat the Hornets 2-0 in the Premier League on Saturday thanks to a well-taken opener from Mata before Martial added a smart second with half an hour to play.
"During the game, I kept shouting at him to attack the defenders and go one-on-one".
"Because if he trains the way he did in the past two weeks, he performs naturally the way he did today or better because I think he still misses a little bit his confidence".
Etienne Capoue and Mbaye Niang made some good moves towards the end of the game but none of them really threatened the hosts much, apart from one which Janmatt fired way over the crossbar. The 35-year-old Ibrahimovic, whose one-year club option hasn't yet been picked up, has scored 15 goals in league play so far, tied with Chelsea's Diego Costa for second most behind Everton's Romelu Lukaku (16). From Manchester United, because Mourinho is there too. You can not play a counter-attacking style, but then you have to analyse the situation. The goal was created by Martial as he went past his defender in the box easily before picking out the midfielder to put the ball into the net to give United what they deserved. I am honest and I don't need people to tell me. They are very defensive but there are teams that are defensive and not well organised.
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ET) this Saturday, and will be broadcast live on BT Sport 1 in the United Kingdom and NBC in USA. It is important we have Lloris, captain of France, maybe who can give better advice.
The 28-year-old has played a big role for Jose Mourinho's side this season, scoring and creating goals.
The 35-year-old former Sweden worldwide has enjoyed a fruitful first campaign in English football and has netted 20 goals in 33 appearances in all competitions.
It's worth mentioning that Watford have never before finished in the top of the Premier League table and this season they have a great chance to achieve that.
Player ratingsManchester United: David De Gea: 7, Antonio Valencia: 7, Eric Bailly: 7, Chris Smalling: 7, Daley Blind: 7, Ander Herrera: 8, Paul Pogba: 8, Juan Mata: 8, Henrikh Mkhitaryan: 7, Anthony Martial: 8, Zlatan Ibrahimovic: 7. I think even if you win everything you still want to improve the squad - that's the nature of the dynamic industry that we're in.