Manchester United’s players left shell shocked after being beaten 5-0 by Liverpool in the EPL match at Old Trafford. Liverpool thrashes Manchester United 5-0 at Old Trafford in the Premier League. It was the worst defeat for the Red Devils since the start of the season.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is under extreme pressure following a 4 -2 defeat against Leicester City at King Power Stadium on Saturday 16th October, which saw his side lose their unbeaten away run in the English Premier League. Solskjaer will have to make some changes before facing Tottenham Hotspurs next weekend. He could also face criticism if he fails to turn things around quickly.
Manchester United’s dismal performance has led to calls for manager Ole Gunnar Solskjær to be sacked. Solskjaer’s future remains uncertain despite winning two out of three games keeping Manchester United at the top in the 2021-22 UEFA Champions League in Group F.
Highlights of the Red Devils Getting Battered 5-0 by Liverpool at Old Trafford
Liverpool had a sensational 5-0 victory at Old Trafford of Manchester United. Jürgen Klopp’s side produced an astonishing display to defeat their fierce rivals in Sunday’s Premier League contest. That was one of the most lethal attacks in the English Premier League against Manchester United.
The opening goal for Liverpool came five minutes in the first half when Naby Keita slid the ball in the net following a pass from Mohamed Salah. Fred and McTominay lost track of possession in the defence.
Another goal came from Diogo Jota barely 8 minutes later after Harry Maguire and Luke Shaw lost track of Trent Alexander Arnold’s cross. Two goals in the 13th minute keeping Manchester United on the ropes. Paul Pogba sees a red card and is sent off 15 minutes exactly coming from halftime after a high tackle on Naby Keita. More pressure grew on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, seeing the Red Devils going down to a 10-men.
Frustrations grew more when Mohamed Salah scored a hat-trick as loud boos came from the home team supporters. Mohamed Salah scored three goals to help Liverpool win 5-0 over Manchester United at Old Trafford.
Currently, Manchester United sits at the 7th position conceding 11 goals in three matches, eight points less than leaders Chelsea who have conceded only four goals so far this season. Liverpool comes second, maintaining its unbeaten record since May.
Jurgen Klopp Speaks to the Press After Liverpool’s Five-Goal Victory at Old Trafford in the Premier League
Jurgen Klopp’s men were rampant throughout, and they took full advantage of some poor defending from Manchester United. Liverpool boss reacts to an extraordinary victory by his side. Klopp said he did not expect that as the outcome of the match was unpredictable.
What the players did in the first half was incredible, and we knew it would take something special to beat them with how they pressed the ball and scored wonderful goals. It was not all about scoring goals but controlling the game too. Klopp is proud of his boys. They played fantastic football and dominated all time.
Considering the result, the team is very happy because they deserve the victory. It was a good game between two teams fighting for everything. There were no easy balls or chances. They played well and defended well. Klopp added that the result was unique even if you look back into history, and it will take time to happen again. Liverpool created enough opportunities to score again. In the end, we got what we wanted. This is how you should play football.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Admits Red Devils Have Hit Rock Bottom Press Conference
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admits Manchester United have hit ‘rock bottom’ after suffering a record 5-0 defeat to Liverpool at Old Trafford. The goals conceded and some players like Paul Pogba getting sent off. To combat this, Solskjaer said that they would look forward to evaluating what is going wrong and come through difficult times.
Solskjaer said he was unhappy with the performances, but he will keep working hard until players show better results. It doesn’t matter if you play well or badly, you can always learn something.
He added there had been times where they haven’t played well, and that happens sometimes. But the team must stay positive and work harder. If we do that, then things will turn around. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is sure that the team will bounce back soon.