Manchester United took no prisoners in their Champions League clash with CSKA Moscow on Wednesday.
The Russian club's struggles in Europe are epitomised by the fact club legend Igor Akinfeev went no less than 11-years with a clean sheet on the continent and United certainly didn't grant him another.
Romelu Lukaku grabbed a brace at the VEB Arena to make it ten goals in just nine games for the Red Devils, while Anthony Martial and Henrikh Mkhitaryan also found the net in a 4-1 victory.
Furthermore, Jose Mourinho believes the win has moved them within striking distance of the knockout stages despite being just two fixtures deep into Group A.
The Special One delighted: "We are almost there. There was not so much PlayStation football tonight, just a little bit of relaxation. That is normal," per the Independent.
It certainly consigned memories of United's last trip to CSKA to history with the Red Devils limping to a 1-1 draw under the command of Louis van Gaal in 2015.
However, Mourinho didn't emerge from the gruelling European trip completely unscathed.
Fans on Twitter noticed something about the 54-year-old's outfit on the touchline and weren't prepared to let him get away with it.
The Portuguese isn't exactly the biggest fan of reverting to the club tracksuit and often opts for one of his own coats in the winter. He doesn't take it as far as Pep Guardiola, though, who has been known to rock jeans and chinos on the touchline.
Mourinho, however, cut an uncanny resemblance to Darth Vader. Yes, you did read that right.
In an effort to batter the Russian cold, Mourinho sported a fleece with a zipped leather segment that rose up to his cover neck.
Check out the pick of the reaction:
There's probably a terrible Star Wars pun in there somewhere but the bizarre jumper gave Mourinho nothing but good luck on what will likely prove his furthest flung away day this year.
If United can transfer their electric start to the season into clashes with fellow title contenders, then silverware could arrive in abundance in 2017-18.
There's just something about Mourinho and second seasons, isn't there?
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