Caught out of position and outpaced by Eden Hazard, Jones ended up bringing the Belgian winger down inside the penalty area with a last-ditch tackle which earned the Blues a spot-kick and him a yellow card.
This excuse seemed curious at best and very few United fans were buying it. His side had more of the ball, but that was exactly the problem - Mourinho's teams aren't set-up to break the opposition down and suffer when the opposition sit-off them.
1-0 was the final scoreline and while the London side were probably the deserved winners overall, United went home once again frustrated and their fans let it be known that they were far from happy with how their domestic season finished up.
Asked about the manager's attitude towards some of his young players this season, Scholes told talkSPORT: "It's a little bit worrying, especially the comment after the Brighton game". There are two or three teams who you would rather watch.
"I think it is the way Mourinho sets up the team". They need a big player.
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Scholes believes that they must not be allowed to leave, as United will rue the decision as Chelsea have come to regret the sales of Kevin De Bruyne, Romelu Lukaku and Mohammed Salah after Mourinho became impatient with their displays as youngsters.
The Chilean is reportedly one of the best-paid players in the world. On Saturday against Chelsea, he played as though his teammates were strangers.
Premier League runners-up Manchester United must sign players with experience if they want to challenge for silverware next season, midfielder Nemanja Matic has said.
"Alexis Sanchez doesn't (win big games on his own), he's shown that". In the future, he may do. "There are others - Alexis Sanchez earns an absolute fortune [.] he gets a bit of a free pass because he needs time to settle in, but much more is expected of both of them next season".
Three key Champions League final duels
The European soccer season comes to a close on Saturday, as Real Madrid and Liverpool meet in the Champions League final in Kiev. That's the verdict of 2008 victor Rio Ferdinand, who's compared Mohamed Salah's development as a player to Cristiano Ronaldo's .