"I'm always confident but always doubtful at the same time because we don't start well many times", Mourinho said.
Bernardo Silva opened the scoring shortly after the quarter-hour mark at City of Manchester Stadium here on Saturday when he pounced on the rebound after Bournemouth goalkeeper Asmir Begovic had saved a shot by Leroy Sane, reports Efe.
Gracia is preparing for his first home game in charge since signing a new four-and-a-half-year deal as head coach last week and will aim to avoid a repeat of the club's heavy 5-0 and 6-0 defeats against City in their last two home league meetings.
"Sterling changed the game and Sane was fantastic too".
Pep Guardiola's side moved clear of closest challengers Liverpool with victory over Bournemouth at the weekend, only for the Reds to close the gap back to two in dramatic fashion against Everton a day later. I know when I did it I was not happy to have done it.
Bournemouth had strong claims for a penalty turned down after Fernandinho appeared to push Tyrone Mings in the area, but Gundogan doubled City's lead in the 79th minute, coolly finishing from David Silva's low cross.
"To have more continuity in our attacking waves you can not lose the ball so many times".
In the late match Southampton are home to Manchester United.
Relief from the USA and China’s trade agreement - Danske Bank
Qualcomm announced it was dropping plans to proceed with the deal after it failed to receive Chinese government approval. Beijing is unhappy with United States limits on exports of "dual use" technology with possible military applications.
Cedric Soares lined up the resulting free-kick 20 yards from goal and curled a superb effort over the United wall and into the top corner of De Gea's net.
Pep's posse are averaging 3.13 goals per-game over their last 15 outings, and have W20-D4-L1 on their travels since the start of last season.
"We've got a broad squad with more than 11 top players".
But fourth bottom Huddersfield were reduced to 10 men when Steve Mounie was sent off for a 32nd minute foul on Yves Bissouma.
Crystal Palace earned their first home win of the season as they beat Burnley 2-0 while Brighton fought back to beat 10-man Huddersfield 2-1.
At Selhurst Park, Palace ended their eight-game winless league run at the expense of fellow strugglers Burnley.
Leicester climbed above visitors Watford into seventh after a 2-0 win at the King Power Stadium.
Unfortunately I was out of the Champions League match [against Lyon] that I really wanted to play.
"We don't expect every 90 minutes to have an incredible performance".