#Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho was furious with his side's performance as they succumbed to a shock 2-1 defeat to Premier League newcomers Huddersfield on Saturday afternoon. Two goals in the space of 5 minutes from Aaron Mooy and Laurent Depoitre saw the previously unbeaten Red Devils fall behind at the break. A late fightback after a Marcus Rashford goal 12 minutes from time saw United pressurise the Huddersfield goal, but the Terriers held firm for the three points.

With Mourinho's men falling to their first defeat of the season, matters were made worse with Manchester City beating Burnley 3-0 to maintain their impressive start to the campaign and put them five points above their fierce rivals.

The result gave Huddersfield their first win since the second week of the season, and their first win over United in 65 years, in what was one of the most unexpected results of this weekend's action.

Mourinho's frustration

Speaking to the press after the game 'The Special One' admitted that the home side was the better team and deserved to win, saying: "They played with everything I like, desire, motivation, sacrifice, and we didn’t. So the team that deserved to win won - simple. If I was a Manchester United fan I would be disappointed. You can lose games because the opposition has more quality than you but not due to the lack of attitude. I don’t even remember a friendly match when our attitude was so poor."

As well as the disappointment of his side's application the former Chelsea and Real Madrid manager blamed the weather for the defeat and refused to blame summer signing Victor Lindelof for his performance following his error over the second Terriers goal, saying: "I know you like that, I don't know if it's a correct word, the individualisation of the mistake and defeat.

I think it's very unfair, because the mistakes - him in the second goal and Mata in the first goal - they are mistakes that belong to the context, the wind was tremendous."

More injury woes

After their first domestic defeat of the season, United face a stern test next weekend when third-placed Tottenham visit Old Trafford, Mauricio Pochettino's side could move level on points with Mourinho's men with a victory over Liverpool on Sunday and with Harry Kane and the rest of the Spurs team coming into the match in fine form, United know they will have a tough ask in order to gain maximum points and return to winning ways.

The defeat to Huddersfield came with many negatives, but the injury to Phil Jones leaves United with a thin squad ahead of a heavy schedule that involves league, European and Carabao Cup football over the next two weeks. Jones was replaced with the scoreline at 0-0 and his replacement Lindelof has struggled since his summer move to England and was arguably at fault for both goals showing hesitation before Mooy scored and then providing a weak header that was seized upon by Depoitre who scored their second.

With injuries to the likes of Paul Pogba, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Marcos Rojo, Michael Carrick, Eric Bailly and Marouane Fellaini already injured, the United squad is looking thin. With Jones carried off it leaves Mourinho with Chris Smalling, Lindelof and Daley Blind as the only available senior players who can play centre-half, however Bailly who has missed the last three games with injury is expected to be back in time for next weekend's clash but will miss the Carabao Cup tie with Swansea on Tuesday.