Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has insisted that he did not kick Everton defender Seamus Coleman in the head on goal during Sunday's 1-1 draw at Goodison Park.
Ander Herrera came close just before the hour mark when he hit the woodwork with a volley, but Everton equalised with just two minutes left as Leighton Baines converted a penalty afterMarouane Fellaini's foul.
Mourinho, who's side are in sixth place on the Premier League table 13 points behind leaders Chelsea, insists he is happy with the individual performances from his players.
And Ibrahimovic, a former team mate of Stekelenburg with Ajax, cleverly lobbed the ball over the keeper and towards the open goal, the ball bouncing against the crossbar and the right-hand post before referee Michael Oliver judged it had crossed the line with the aid of goal-line technology. "When my teams play very, very well, there is a huge change: now you say what matters no matter is to get result".
A smattering of boos greeted the half-time whistle after another poor Everton display.
Mourinho, who also refused to discuss a two-footed lunge from Marcos Rojo on Gueye in the first half, added: "No [we can not do more to change our luck]". Everton is a team that plays direct: goalkeeper direct, Ashley Williams direct, Funes Mori direct.
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"Everton is not a passing team any more like they were in the past".
Two minutes later the shut-up-shop substitute carelessly conceded a penalty against his former club and victory, much-needed evidence of progress and Mourinho's tactical renown had slipped away once again. But I am happy that my team is playing really well, even in hard matches like this one. We are not getting the results we deserve.
"At this moment in the Premier League you have teams getting results that defend with 11 players and attack the space on the counter-attack (and you say) it's phenomenal, beautiful".
Overall, Mourinho can look at his team and claim that United are now looking more solid defensively, more organised in midfield and playing with a general sense of belief in the manager's methods. We are playing very well at home, we are dominant, we are having very controlling performances away.
This is fairly simple analysis by Mourinho but he's not too far wrong when he identifies his team's failure to convert their chances as the key issue which must be addressed.