It wasn't pretty, but they set up to frustrate Liverpool and capitalise on their weaknesses, and the final scoreline says that worked-leaving Liverpool and Klopp a day or two to get over their annoyance and then get to work on showing they can bounce back.
"In these types of games, when the pressure is on you, you just be yourself and I think that's what seems to happen in these games and the team seems to react well, when maybe we don't react as well in other games", said the 20-year-old.
Mourinho did not take kindly the Dutchman's comments, and launched a scathing attack on him during a press conference on Monday.
"Normally he's an English player, you want him given time, he can make mistakes".
"I read something, some quote from the worst manager in the history of the Premier League, Frank de Boer saying it's not good for Rashford to have a coach like me", Mourinho said.
"If he was coached by Frank he would lose because he lost every game".
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He confirmed that Stockard is a game-time decision for the Bruins , but that the outlook was "more positive than negative". Bonaventure has made the NCAA Tournament for the seventh time in program history and twice under Schmidt.
Mourinho went on to defend his management of Rashford - a player who has made 40 appearances across all competitions this season and 93 in total under United's current coach.
"We needed to try to break them down but it wasn't good enough".
However, the Reds failed to take anything from the game with the side still yet to see victory at Old Trafford since 2014.
"Marcus is having these experiences". Analysing a performance for me is more than number of goals or assists, and for me I'm really happy with Marcus.
The youngster though doesn't feel as though he needs an explanation from his manager and understands that he won't be starting every match United play in.
"Of course not. He's a player we trust".
After Liverpool had a host of second half penalty appeals waved away by referee Craig Pawson, Aldridge has suggested his former club need to become more streetwise to match their rivals competing in the Premier League's top five.