Shouts in Solskjær

  • Brighton – Manchester United 4-0

Manchester United have hit new lows after losing 4-0 to Brighton on Saturday.

Cristiano Ronaldo is desperate. Fans shouted that neither he nor his team-mates deserved to wear the United shirt.

Despair: Cristiano Ronaldo and his team-mates embarrassed United against Brighton. Photo: NTB
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During the match, Samuel Luckhurst – the chief writer of local newspaper Manchester Evening News – announced that United supporters chanted Ole Gunnar Solskjær:

– United fans are now singing Solskjær’s name, apparently in solidarity with the fact that he has to coach this team.

The message on Twitter quickly received several thousand “likes”.

The Norwegian was sacked as manager in November last year. But the decision at hand has gone from bad to worse for the Old Trafford giants. Last season, the team finished second in the Premier League and played the final in the Europa League.

This is the result that appears as “paradise” today.

– To help me. Brighton play fantastic football. This is in contrast to Manchester United, who are responsible for the worst game of the season. It’s a bit of an achievement, soccer legend Gary Lineker said during the game.

The interim manager, Ralf Rangnick, also highlighted Solskjær’s achievements after the humiliation. He compared what happened to the 4-1 loss to Watford on November 20 last year. It was the nail in the coffin for Solskjær.

– I remember watching the game against Watford, who have now been relegated. “The game was very similar to what happened today,” Rangnick said.

– For me, the problem is how to defend ourselves as a team. If you don’t defend yourself properly – and give yourself all the space and time in the world – then this is the result.

NIGHTMARE: Ralf Rangnick will be coach of the new national team in Austria after the season ends.  He is impossible to miss by United fans.  Photo: NTB

NIGHTMARE: Ralf Rangnick will be coach of the new national team in Austria after the season ends. He is impossible to miss by United fans. Photo: NTB
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Manchester United are now guaranteed no Champions League place next season. The team is sixth and still has a chance to play in the Europa League.

Some pointed out that Cristiano Ronaldo just stood there shaking his head at what happened against Brighton.

Totally humiliated :- Terrible

Completely humiliated:
– Very bad



The Manchester United result sent shockwaves through Football England.

– Where the daily besserwisserne for a long time will fire Solskjær… Don’t hear anything about how much better Manchester United are with the new manager now, Rosenborg boss Kjetil Rekdal wrote on Twitter.

The new manager, Erik ten Hag, has a big job ahead of him as he enters the summer.

First task?

To stop the weekly embarrassment of a once proud club.

Premier League

Liverpool 35 25 8 2 87 23 83
Manchester C. 34 26 5 3 84 21 83
Chelsea 35 19 10 6 70 31 67
Armory 34 20 3 11 54 41 63
Tottenham 35 19 5 11 60 40 62
Manchester U 37 16 10 11 57 56 58
West Ham 35 15 7 13 53 46 52
Wolverhampton 35 15 5 15 35 34 50
Brighton 36 11 14 11 38 42 47
Crystal Palace 35 10 14 11 46 42 44
Aston Villa 34 13 4 17 47 47 43
Brentford 36 12 7 17 44 52 43
New Castle 35 11 10 14 40 56 43
Leicester 33 11 9 13 48 54 42
Southampton 36 9 13 14 41 61 40
Burnley 35 7 13 15 32 49 34
Leeds 34 8 10 16 38 72 34
Everton 33 9 5 19 35 55 32
Watford 35 6 4 25 32 70 22
Norwich 34 5 6 23 22 71 21

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