If we play with the same philosophy against Young Boys [in the UEFA Champions League] then we don't win and then we have to go to Valencia to win the game there. "It was a very big challenge for me, with some of the things he's said in the past, especially in the last year or two years".
Ferdinand spent 12 years at United - mostly under Sir Alex Ferguson - and thinks Mourinho has himself to blame for his players' poor show of passion.
"I think we played a game like one more game and I don't think the game is one more game".
"We found the spaces by analysing the opponents and training and bringing these ideas to the game".
The Eagles had their opportunities at Old Trafford and a forward-thinking Young Boys side should fancy their prospects of causing United problems on Tuesday evening.
Palace secured a 0-0 draw at Old Trafford with a composed display that neutralised United.
"What's the solution? You can not change players" natures dramatically.
It is said that Mourinho now sees Arnautovic as capable of revitalising a United front line which has gone stale of late, with the Portuguese seeking to boost United's hopes of reaching the all-important Champions League places.
"I believe that bit of stability we've not had over the years - we need to stick with him".
"Of course, we're going through a bad stage at the moment but that's why I signed my contract, because I know good things are coming our way and hopefully that's sooner rather than later".
Mourinho slammed United after their lacklustre goalless draw with Premier League strugglers Crystal Palace last weekend, accusing his players of lacking "heart" after they were booed off the field by their own fans at Old Trafford following a result that left them seventh in the table - well adrift of the qualifying positions for next season's Champions League. I want to play like a knockout game.
Palace threatened to leave the stadium with all three points for the first time since 1989, but had to make do with a point as United failed to get the win it desperately needed to kickstart its campaign. I don't think it's proactive for the club. "Everyone in the changing room is a fighter and we want the best for the team and the club".
Young Boys boss Gerardo Seoane expects United to be back to their best.
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Flights were mostly on time Monday at Kansas City International Airport, one day after the storm caused widespread delays. The bulk of the snow is expected to fall Sunday evening, which could also potentially affect the Monday morning commute.