Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says he was unfortunate to move on Anthony Marital opposite Leicester City though ran out of substitutions to make.
The Red Devils kicked off a new Premier League deteriorate with a 2-1 feat during Old Trafford on Friday night interjection to goals from Paul Pogba and Luke Shaw.
Mourinho done 3 substitutions in a game, bringing on Romelu Lukaku, Scott McTominay and Marouane Fellaini in a second half.
Martial remained on a bench, carrying been criticised by his manager for not returning to United’s pre-season debate after a birth of his son, though a Portuguese manager says he would have been a ideal impact underling opposite Leicester.
He explained: ‘I wish to make tactical changes though we can’t make them since I’m fearful of how a players will conflict to minutes.
‘I wanted to play Martial in a certain minute, in a certain impulse we felt that he was ideal to widen a diversion and to get them in a counter.
‘But we was fearful to play him since we knew that Paul couldn’t conflict for 90 and Fred would be in trouble.’
He explained that serve to Sky Sports, saying: ‘A compare where we indispensable 6 changes not three. Not adequate for me. we wanted to play Martial for Mata or Alexis though we can’t.
‘I know that Paul doesn’t conflict for 90, a same with Fred. we need some-more changes though we couldn’t. So it was not easy to conduct a diversion by a touchline indicate of view.
‘In a second half we have Andreas Pereira and Fred both with a yellow card. Paul, he was illusory his grant was amazing, though a fuel was disintegrating each notation so we were in difficulty and we indispensable Fellaini and McTominay to give me that change in midfield.
‘But during a same time we felt we wanted some-more in attack, we felt that Martial entrance into a diversion final 20 mins for Mata or Alexis it could move us a second goal, though we couldn’t make that change so it was unequivocally hard.’