Criticism and scrutiny from pundits has clearly got under the United manager's skin - "I would like them to tell me which position Pogba played in against Newcastle" - and threw questions to reporters in the room.
Huddersfield started the better of the teams, enjoying 67 per cent of the possession in the opening quarter of an hour, but it was United who made the most of the first early chance.
He was speaking ahead of the match against Huddersfield and summed up the problem with Pogba perfectly.
"We prepared for the game, we gave the last touches in the tactical, positional play, we gave the last touches on the set-plays and I told the players the team".
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"We all feel like he struggles in a two, especially in the big games".
Striker Anthony Martial was also involved in a dressing-room bust-up after a poor display in the 2-0 defeat at Spurs.
Opposite number David Wagner is more likely to rest key players with his team in the thick of a relegation fight despite an impressive 4-1 win over Bournemouth. He should have the match understanding of that role. With that second goal in the second half, I think we killed the game and, from that moment, we were in control.Good counter-attacks, twice attacking the space well.
"It is unbelievable when the truth comes but also (there are) problems like what happened today (Saturday) which go against the words of the protocol".
Pogba's absence robs Mourinho of a final opportunity to find the right blend with his star midfielder and January signing Alexis Sanchez both in the side before United travel to Sevilla on Wednesday night for the first leg of their Champions League last 16 tie.
"And if you want to speak about it, then that's one thing and then your word "speculation" maybe makes a little bit of sense, but the majority of things you can read and listen, don't be nice, be objective and say (it's) lies". If not, he might find himself on the substitutes bench more often than he would like.