Mourinho: We were the best team by far

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says his side were the better team despite being held to a 1-1 draw against Everton at Goodison Park on Sunday.

After a cagey start to the game, the Red Devils took the lead on the stroke of half-time when striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic lobbed Everton goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg.

However, in what is becoming a theme in United's recent games, they were content to sit back and then paid the price as Leighton Baines converted a last-minute penalty after sub Marouane Fellaini committed a foul.

Mourinho, who's side are in sixth place on the Premier League table 13 points behind leaders Chelsea, insists he is happy with the individual performances from his players.

The Red Devils mentor said after the game: "We were best team on the pitch by far and it is a result that doesn't reflect the difference of the performances of both teams.

"We have to work the way we are doing. There have been amazing performances from Phil Jones and Marcus Rojo, players who have never played for the club for the past two years.

"To perform in five consecutive matches against difficult opposition, I am so happy with the individual performances."

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