Apparently Mourinho believes his team just tried to be too cute on Sunday afternoon. I have been lucky to win three but so many I have missed as well.
Mourinho described United as "the masters in complicated football" and said they had been guilty of letting their 3-2 victory against Manchester City go to their heads, arguing that they would not be able to sustain a better challenge next season until Paul Pogba, among others, had started to show more consistency.
"I think we share one thing maybe, the hunger and desire to never be satisfied", said Kompany. Guardiola's men also broke club records by going 28 games unbeaten in all competitions and, incorporating the end of last season, went 30 games unbeaten and recorded 20 consecutive wins at home.
I don't know if I was the first or if I was the second or the third, but I congratulated them face-to-face when I had the chance to do it.
Pogba was substituted after 57 minutes of United's defeat and Mourinho did not make any attempt to hide his unhappiness with the team's performance and the inconsistency of his most expensive player.
Asked if he was frustrated because City won the title on the back of United's loss, the Portuguese said, "I have won titles, I would not be happy if someone said I won title because someone lost a match".
Had they won it last week against United, that would have defined Guardiola's first title, but City have been so much more than that this season, which is why the long-term uplift of sealing it as they have will do them no harm. They won the title because they were the best team, because they won a great amount of points. It was only three points.
"Manchester City, we've won you the league", chanted the travelling Albion fans as time ran out but, in truth, United, ridiculously, had done the damage themselves. During the week I was trying to fight that.
"It hurts [for Manchester City to win the title]".
"I don't expect you to be man of the match every week, I don't expect you to score two goals every week".