Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Mourinho Casts His Eye over Youth Side Cup Defeat

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Mourinho Casts His Eye over Youth Side Cup Defeat

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UNITED went out of the FA Youth Cup after a 2-1 defeat to Southampton at Old Trafford but Tahith Chong's goal was a highlight.

It was a surprise that the Dutchman didn't start, but when he came on for DJ Buffonge he made an instant impact.

His smart back-heel set up a chance for Ethan Hamilton.

And then he expertly took down a cross from Jake Kenyon, turned in the box, and smashed his finish into the top corner.

It was goal that deserved to win the game, and it would have done had it not been for two late Southampton goals.

Angel Gomes and Callum Gribbin get a lot of attention from the fans because of their fantastic attacking talents.

But there is more to the team than just them.

Tyrell Warren, who trained with the first-team in the summer, and Lee O'Connor had good games at centre-back while Callum Whelan bounced the ball around neatly in the centre of midfield. …

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