Pressure mounts on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as Manchester United unbeaten away run ended by Leicester City

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Solskjaer’s team However, England sensation Mason Greenwood started right in front of United after 18 minutes.

However, one afternoon as United struggled, Leicester came back with a roar, as goals from Yuri Tielemens and Caglar Soyunku turned the game on its head.

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Soyunku’s goal put an insane end to the game, with Marcus Rashford equalizing minutes later, only for Jamie Vardy to pull Leicester ahead 54 seconds later.

Patson Daka’s first goal for Leicester earned him a last-minute win, and means United have failed to win any of their last three Premier League games and only once in their last five games in all competitions.


The defeat ended United’s unbeaten 29-game run at home – an English league record.

When asked about the performance of his side, the Norwegian called it a “bad day”.

“It’s always tough when you come here and then, you need to perform to get results,” he said Manchester United website.
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“And of course, one day it had to happen that we got away from home. We didn’t deserve more because we didn’t perform up to the standards to take points in the Premier League. So we have to look at it, from that. Learn which, of course, we now have time during the international break to look at the things we need to do better. Today, we didn’t do things well.”

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Despite the vast resources given to Solskjaer in the United’s rebuilding effort, there have been little rewards for those investments.

The club finished sixth in the Premier League in their first season since taking over in December following the sacking of Jose Mourinho.

In their two full seasons since then, United have finished third and second, but have failed to win any silverware, finishing runners-up in last season’s Europa League.

And although talent levels could have been questioned under previous managers, it is harder to do under Solskjaer.

Ronaldo reacts during the match between Leicester City and Manchester United.

The acquisitions of Bruno Fernandes, Rafael Varane and Jadon Sancho have transformed the team; Cristiano Ronaldo’s return appears to be the final piece of the puzzle.

But at the King Power Stadium on Saturday, Solskjaer’s side looked unprepared, with Leicester looking a much better side.

The team appeared disorganized at times, while a team full of attacking prowess lacked penetration.

And this was against a Leicester side that had not won in the league since 28 August.

This is the first time United have scored four goals in an away league game since April 2019.

Given the amount of money and the high expectations at the club, the defeat only adds to the pressure on Solskjaer to change the result.

Solskjaer reacts after the game against Leicester City.
solskjaer said His side didn’t deserve to get anything out of the game considering the performance.

“We didn’t deserve a point. We got the lead, Mason showed his quality and then we gave him a goal. All the goals we scored were disappointing. It’s too easy to play. Maybe we gave too much space Yes, but just the whole team. I agree we didn’t defend well. Today, we didn’t defend things well.”


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