On the 2-2 draw, Mourinho paid the price for making nine changes in a thrilling at Old Trafford before spot-kicks with Paul Pogba rested on another day dominated by the Frenchman’s frosty relationship with his manager. Hence, Manager of Derby County Frank Lampard pile more misery on his former Chelsea boss Mourinho as the Rams beat 10- man Manchester United 8-7 penalties, Manchester City cruised into the last 16 of the league cup.
Mourinho said “ the penalties come, somebody has to miss. I knew we were going to be in trouble with Jones. The only truth is I made the decision of Paul not be the second captain anymore.” Mourinho also confirmed Pogba has been stripped of the United vice-captaincy.
The first two goals for the club at Cardiff, Riyad Mahrez then threaded on a counter attack 12 minutes from time.
According to the match “ substitute United “ keeper, Lee Grant failed to stop any Derby’s penalties and Jones finally to compound a bad start to the season for Mourinho’s men, who already trail Premier League leaders Liverpool by eight points. The match turns even more interesting, visitors made the man advantage count when Jack Mariott headed home five minutes from time, but Marouane Fellaini looked to have saved Mourinho’s blushes with a towering header deep into stoppage time.