Neither Sir Alex Ferguson or Arsene Wenger were involved in the fixture for the first time since 1986, but the former was in the stands for an encounter as entertaining as some of the memorable clashes during their Premier League duopoly.
Nearly immediately after the game restarted, a mix up in defence allowed Jesse Lingard to draw United level with the final goal of the game.
All of them, with the possible exception of Victor Lindelof, when fit, have a mistake in them, but having three centre halves on at any given time would allow more cover to mitigate for that.
Mourinho's men sit eighth in the league and eight points off the Champions League spots after the entertaining draw with Unai Emery's side. "Gary Neville must be thinking now Manchester United has a right-back for 10 years, a very good right-back for 10 years".
"I think Manchester United are getting better", he said. "We know it's hard but nothing is impossible".
Three days after scoring a victor six minutes into injury time in the local derby against Everton, Liverpool needed rested stars Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah to come off the bench and help rally the team to a 3-1 win at Burnley on Wednesday. It appeared Klopp's decision to make wholesale changes could backfire as Jack Cork stabbed Burnley into the early early in the second half. "When it's coming, it can equalise something like these hard decisions", he added.
3:00 Highlights from Fulham's draw with Leicester in the Premier League
Sarri's side had taken the lead in the 18th minute when Ruben Loftus-Cheek's goalbound effort deflected inside the near post off the head of Wolves defender Conor Coady.
Despite his near flawless form, Mourinho still opted to drop him during last weekend's 2-2 draw vs Southampton and he showed just why that should never happen again.
'And as footballers we just enjoy our football and want to win games.
Honours were also even in a 1-1 draw between Everton and Newcastle as Richarlison cancelled out Salomon Rondon's opener.
The point lifted bottom-club Fulham level on points with Burnley and Southampton, with Huddersfield staying fourth bottom.
Mantha out 4-6 weeks for Red Wings with hand injury
Semyon Varlamov stopped all 24 shots he faced to push the Colorado Avalanche to a 2-0 victory over the Red Wings in Detroit. The Red Wings will be without F Tyler Bertuzzi when the Lightning visit for Tuesday's game.