Paul Pogba in particular was excellent in the second half as he produced a lovely assist for the Anthony Martial equaliser before the much maligned Alexis Sanchez popped up with the victor in the last few minutes.
"Mourinho's Red "n" White army", hollered fans in the stand. "Jose Mourinho", chimed in another section around J Stand. "Man United will never die".
"We don't have this and we don't have this, but, if the team can compete, we can get results".
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First up after the break, United welcome Chelsea to Old Trafford before they face Juventus twice in the Champions League and City soon after.
"This team can do much better than what it's doing and the team will do much better than what it's doing, but if you want me to repeat, I repeat".
And Sanchez proved the hero, scoring his first Premier League goal since March 31 by heading home in the 90th minute before United waited out five minutes of added time.
Mourinho's men, however, got back into the game with 20 minutes left when, after Anthony Martial was tripped on the edge of the box, Mata planted a magnificent free-kick past the Newcastle wall and into the corner of the net.
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He even posted a picture of himself online running through a wheat field, an obvious attempt to mock Ms. Michael Edwards from Hastings, a Tory member for 40 years, said Johnson gave an "inspiring speech".
The news prompted former United favourite Gary Neville to accuse the United board of "playing (video game) Football Manager with the biggest club in the world".
Jose Mourinho has said he is not the only one to blame for Manchester United's poor start to the season.
"I think of Louis van Gaal being sacked the evening of a cup final and finding out from other people".
That said, Benitez is well aware that the January window is a notoriously hard one in which to do business - he drafted in keeper Martin Dubravka and winger Kenedy on loan to great effect a year ago - and will reserve judgment until the time comes.
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"When you play against a very good team, it's not easy because [with] every substitution they were better and better. Even some of the players, they commit some mistakes that were not normal".