However, the summer signing from Chelsea still has a chance of continuing his unbroken run of starts in the Premier League, as the Reds look to cut Manchester City's lead back to five points before the Blues host West Ham United on Sunday.
Wayne Rooney (3), Ashley Young (2) and one each from Ji-Sung Park, Nani and Danny Welbeck did the damage, with Theo Walcott and a late consolation from soon to be United player Robin Van Persie giving the scoreline the merest modicum of respectability.
"Yesterday I was watching an interesting movie, Borg vs McEnroe and Borg coach was telling him that all the time, one point at a time, think about just one point and I tell my players just think about the game".
"Man Utd is a strong team and I expect us just to cope with the problems they will give us. I say it's hard enough for you to be not focused and thinking about other things". Arsene Wenger's side dominated the game, allowing just 30% of ball possession to the Terriers and completed 809 passes, even 477 more than Huddersfield. We don't think how many points we are in front of them, how many points we are behind the leader.
Since taking over at Old Trafford in May 2016, former Chelsea manager Mourinho has failed to win any of his seven away Premier League matches against the rest of last season's final top six -- Chelsea, Tottenham, Manchester City, Liverpool and Arsenal.
'It was physical and technical so I always loved it.
However, he has rejected claims that he is too conservative with his tactics in big away matches.
'The worst is the same for everyone I think - the tactics. "Let's see the feeling before the match, let's see the warm up, I hope he can (play)".