United, who defeated Watford in the final game of last season, pushed forward after the break but could not stretch the lead to three before Andre Gray got Watford - and the crowd - back into it in the 65th minute.
He scored two in two this worldwide break.
Mourinho hailed the "very important" victory but said his side's performance level dipped in the second half. "I'm very happy with the spirit, I'm very happy with something that represents for me the spirit of the team - which is a Lukaku sliding tackle after 50 metres running back to help the team".
"Marouane is giving us more than that, he is giving that but also quality and simplicity".
Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku defended Jose Mourinho's confrontational style of management, saying that the Portuguese deserves respect for not hiding his true feelings like several Premier League bosses. Before Watford could react, the ball was recycled to Ashley Young before he curled a pass to Lukaku and set up Fellaini's global teammate to score.
Former captain Gary Neville says that, as a fan, he would be happy to see the 25-year-old leave if his focus was not on United, but Mourinho says the World Cup victor has not told him that he wants to go.
United were risky on counter-attacks though as Gracia's men left themselves exposed at the back while in an all out attack.
Midway through the half Alexis Sanchez had the ball in the net but it was ruled out for offside, and minutes later the Chilean forced a fine save from Watford goalkeeper Ben Foster following a jinking run.
United began to look a bit complacent and Watford were quick to punish them as Doucoure made a great cutback from the left flank and Gray made no mistake, sweeping home past De Gea.
Wish Jose Mourinho put half the amount of effort into actually coaching Rashford, Pogba, Pereira & Martial as he does in press conferences.
Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho gave a two-and-a-half-minute response when asked about Marcus Rashford's form for England after scoring two goals in two games in the global break.
Nemanja Matic was shown a red card in stoppage time and Watford nearly salvaged a point at the death.
Gracia conceded United were the stronger side in the first half, but believes his side showed the character he wants from them. "If I listen to players from back in the day and now, a manager can not say what he wants to a player because you feel attacked", he added.
And then before I knew it, I was getting all of this hostile mail and all of that during my last couple of years. When she smashed her racquet in frustration he cited her again, giving her a point penalty.
Along with this projection, NHC warned of "life-threatening" storm surges and floods throughout both North Carolina and SC . The southeast town of Newport, N.C., reported a rainfall total of nearly 24 inches as of midnight Saturday.
Garden City Fire District Chief Norman Knight told Murrells Inlet residents on Thursday that it was still not too late to leave. Dan Eudy said he and his brother were awakened on Thursday night by the sound of a boat ramming against his front porch.
Reportedly, the girl had broken off with the accused some three months back and he has been harassing her ever since. A viral video of a boy violently beating up a girl in Delhi's Tilak Nagar went viral on social media recently.
In Jacksonville, a relentless band of heavy rain gutted buildings, drenched streets and left wildlife to battle the rising waters. The effects from this huge amount of rainfall will be felt for days to come as rivers could swell for weeks.
Russian Federation has said the United States had acted without evidence on the basis of groundless accusations. Treasury Department sanctioned a Chinese tech firm, its Russian sister company and the CEO on Thursday.
EST, the storm was centered 280 miles east southeast of Wilmington , North Carolina , and was moving northwest at 17 mph. The latest projections of Florence, now a Category 4 storm, show it shifting south putting Georgia in its possible path.
Carphone Warehouse has a handy tool on its site which allows you to check if you're eligible for an upgrade to the iPhone XS Max . The so-called replacement for the iPhone X , the iPhone XR is fitted with an LCD panel and a single camera setup in the rear.
President Trump has declared an emergency in the three states and says the government is " as ready as anybody has ever been ". Mandatory evacuation orders have been issued in coastal area of North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.
The product is now set to under-go forensic testing at the local police station and authorities work with the supermarket. The Queensland premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk, has issued the reward over concerns for growers as well as consumers.
Dolphins swimming in flood water caused by Hurricane Florence
Mackie rode in a boat through a flooded neighborhood, navigating through trees and past a fence post to get to the Knox house. Morehead City, North Carolina, had received 23 inches (58 centimeters) of rain by Friday night with more torrents on the way.
Apple debuts biggest iPhone yet, health-oriented watch
In the US , that second SIM won't be a physical SIM but rather what's known as an eSIM, which requires carrier support. As for battery life, Apple promises that the new phone will last one and a half hours longer than the iPhone 8 Plus.