"The result has always been to be in first place, or second minimum".
Speaking about the side, Mkhitaryan insists top four is not good enough for Man United.
Lukaku had a mixed evening in the Philip II Arena suffering a terrible close range miss before the 24-year-old Belgian redeemed himself by scoring United's only goal.
With the pursuit of Ivan Perisic coming to an abrupt halt, Ed Woodward should be doing whatever he can to work his way through bringing a left-sided attacking player that Mourinho is desperate to add to his squad and rightly so.
"The Europa League is hard to win, there are lots of matches with lots of travelling, but it is not El Dorado for football players", former Real coach Mourinho said at the Philip II Arena on Monday when asked if his team could overcome the Spanish giants.
United's primary issue in the last three campaigns has been scoring goals.
United will return to the Champions League this season after missing out in 2014-15 and 2016-17.
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Serbia midfielder Matic, 29, joined United from Chelsea for £35m last week and played in the Red Devils' 2-1 friendly win over Sampdoria on Saturday, starting the match but going off at half-time.
"Of course he missed a chance with an open goal, but he scored his goal". Games are decided by these fine margins.
He lead Madrid from 2010 to 2013, winning LaLiga in 2011-12 but leaving at the end of the following season amid widespread reports of acrimonious relations with key players Iker Casillas, Cristiano Ronaldo and Ramos.
"If he is on his way out of Real Madrid, well, I'll try to be waiting for him on the other side and try to fight with other coaches that would also like to have him on his team", said Mourinho.
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"My view is that when a team has a coach it changes, every coach is different because if his system, tactics, and personality", said the Spain and Madrid captain, taking an initially diplomatic tone. "We are going to do that, step by step".