Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho was scathing about some of his fringe players as they lost 1-0 to Brighton.
Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial started in a front three following injuries to top scorer Romelu Lukaku and January signing Alexis Sanchez.
“For 10 months I get asked ‘why always Lukaku? Why always Lukaku? Why always this player?’” Mourinho said.
“‘That guy doesn’t have a chance to start, the other one is on the bench’. You know why now.”
Belgium global Lukaku has played the whole a hour and a half in 30 Premier League diversions this season, scoring 16 times. He endured a lower leg damage against Arsenal a weekend ago and Sanchez had a thump – yet Mourinho seeks they can both return after the FA Cup last against Chelsea on Saturday, 19 May.
Britain forward Rashford, 20, and France’s Martial, 22, have both played in the larger part of United’s amusements this season – yet regularly from the seat.
In the interim, Mourinho was not content with his side’s execution as they hope to seal second place in the Premier League.
He has beforehand discussed the significance of completing above everybody bar Manchester City, and they stay five focuses clear of third-set Liverpool, in spite of the fact that Tottenham – one point additionally back with an amusement close by – can likewise get them.
“Football was reasonable for the Brighton young men,” he said as Albion secured their Premier League wellbeing. “They had a major target, they demonstrated the point would be a major thing for them and gave everything for that.
“I couldn’t influence my players that second place was vital to us. I know we can do it, we just have two matches to get the four focuses we require. They beat us in the mentality.”