The Eagles are desperate for points to improve on their standing on Premier League log to avoid the drop to the Championship. The leaky defense has allowed 21 goals, the fifth most in the Premier League.
Dropped for the 2-1 win over Everton, Lukaku has only scored four goals in 15 matches for United this season, with Mourinho anxious about the player's confidence.
At the other end, Juan Mata, making his 200th appearance for the club, hit a free-kick across the goal in the 28th minute, which Chris Smalling headed wide.
Mourinho accused the quartet of lacking maturity and Ferdinand believes he was wrong to publicly question his own players. Man Utd news: Veron delivers damning verdict of Jose Mourinho era Man Utd and Juventus already held talks over Paul Pogba transfer And former Chelsea defender LeBoeuf can understand why Pogba is struggling this season after a summer filled with highs.
That leaves Mourinho under considerable pressure as United prepare to host Crystal Palace this weekend.
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Eriksen's current deal ends in 2020 and Spurs could be forced to sell their star player for just £40 Million. The Hammers beat Everton away and Man United at home with Rice playing a big role in both victories.
Zaha is central to Hodgson's team and their season will depend heavily on how successful he is and how often he is available.
"Because there is somebody very powerful that is thinking about jumping (into the team) again - but I think it's very hard to jump when you have the best goalkeeper in the world in front of you". It reminds you of a certain manager who, in his final season at Old Trafford, inexplicably oversaw a period during which United did not score in the first half at home for ELEVEN straight games. They come for this, they fought for it and they got it. He is improving like the team is improving and when he plays he is giving us his personality, his desire to play and to produce for the team and trying to adapt to how we play.
"The problem was that the opponents were more aggressive, more determined than us", he said.
"On another day, had fate been a bit kinder, and we had been more clinical, we could have won it", Hodgson told reporters. But as an attacking midfielder for a club like Chelsea, these figures are just not good enough.