With the odds slashed on his stay at Old Trafford, José Mourinho takes his under-fire Manchester United side to Turf Moor looking for some breathing space in the Premier League (PL) before the international break.
This is the first time since 1992/93 that United have lost two of their opening three games. With all eyes on the unrest in the squad and the future of their boss, they need full points to keep pace with the pack of leaders, already six points ahead.
Defensive shambles cost United both their losses, but they are still no closer to finding their best central defensive combination. They have won just thrice in their last eight PL trips (W3, D1, L4), failing to score a goal in four of those. [Read more…]