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(Manchester United-Liverpool 0-5) Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said he has no doubts he is the right man to lead Manchester United further, despite Sunday’s heavy loss to Liverpool.
Manchester United were humiliated at home against Liverpool and the visitors were 2-0 up already after a quarter of an hour. Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s men went into the break to bow out of the home crowd at 4-0 against LiverpoolIn the second half, Mohamed Salah scored the fifth goal for Liverpool to secure a hat-trick at Old Trafford.
Former Manchester United captain Gary Neville, now a football expert for Sky Sports, knows the pressure will now be huge, both on Solskjær and the rest of the club’s management. It still gives Solskjær a chance to turn the situation around.
Manchester United needs a change. I think Ole Gunnar Solskjær will have the opportunity to make that change, but there will be pressure from all sides, says Neville. Sky Sports.
– They (the management) are afraid to make a change. They are terrified of bringing in someone like Van Gaal or Mourinho, who is not the “Manchester United man”, says Sky Sports’ Jamie Carragher, who says what is important to the board now should think about what to do next. .
The former Liverpool player believes Solskjaer has done a lot of good for Manchester United as a coach, but he makes no secret of what he thinks about the coach’s status at the club.
Carragher thinks Manchester United need a better manager.
Solskjaer was aware that the responsibility lay with him after the big loss, and when Mohamed Salah scored in extra time Liverpool’s fourth goal at the start, Solskjaer wasn’t sure there would be a way back.
The loss comes at a bad time for Manchester United, who stand with just one point in their last four Premier League matches.
However, the Norwegian player has no doubts that he is the right man to reverse the trend of the big team.
– No, you’ve come a long way and we’ve come a long way as a group. We are very close to giving up now,” Solskjær tells Sky Sports.
– Players have come a long way to surrender. I’ve seen their development over the years. They stick to each other and take care of each other. Solskjaer tells the BBC that they weren’t good enough today.
I am sad, disappointed, and angry, of course. Solskjaer told the BBC that my feelings had nothing to say, except for what we should do to improve ourselves and make sure it doesn’t happen again.
It was a terrible day for Manchester United. They have been invaded. Neville says it was unacceptable.
For the second time, Manchester United lost by five goals under the leadership of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Last year, they lost 1-6 at home to Tottenham, while on Sunday they lost 5-5 to rivals Liverpool at Old Trafford.
– That’s worse. Much worse. The rival too, it just makes it worse for me as a ‘Manchester boy’, as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer tells Sky Sports about the big loss.
After the match, he was aware that Manchester United simply weren’t good enough, neither individually nor as a team.
“It’s the darkest day I’ve had, while I was leading these guys,” Solskjaer sums up.
Manchester United captain Harry Maguire received a lot of criticism after last weekend’s loss to Leicester City, where Manchester United conceded four goals. Against Liverpool, the United captain had to see that Liverpool didn’t give up until they scored five goals, and Maguire was very critical of his team after the match.
– We apologize to the fans. It wasn’t a place close enough to a club like this. We (the fans) joined us until the end, but as a team we have to do better,” Maguire told Sky Sports.
Maguire believes the players must now stick to each other. When asked if it was hard to describe as embarrassing, he said:
– Not right. The term I will use is “not good enough”. Maguire says I look at the boys here every day in training and we work as hard as we can, but right now it’s not good enough.
Former Liverpool player John Arne Reyes analyzes Liverpool’s matches at VG+, and is highly critical of what he believes to be dead body language between players.
– They also show indifference to Solskjær, which is bad. It doesn’t look like they’re going to prove anything in the second half, Reese tells VG.
– I don’t know how much interaction and style they train, but what appears on the field seems unplanned. What Harry Maguire is doing today… We are talking about the team’s chief defense and the most expensive midfielder in the world. Reese thinks it raises the hair.
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