Manchester United faced a tragic 1-6 defeat against fellow Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur last night. It is the joint biggest defeat ever faced by the Red Devils side in the club’s history. The backline of the Manchester United team completely collapsed in yesterday’s match. And, several goals are opened for the Spurs due to the complete failure of the defense line.
Moreover, Red Devils forward Anthony Martial involved in an ugly fight with Tottenham’s Erik Lamela. And for that, he received a straight red card in the first half of the game. However, Manchester United’s new manager took the whole responsibility of that tragic defeat and apologized to the supporters of the Premier League side.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said it was his worst day as the Manchester United manager after the Spurs defeat
While talking about the worst defeat of Manchester United last night, Red Devils manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer told BBC Radio 5 Live, “It’s my second language so it’s very difficult to put it into words.” He then added, “It’s a horrible feeling, the worst day I’ve had as a Manchester United manager and player.”
The Norwegian manager said, “I’ve been part of big defeats before and we’ve bounced back so we’ve just got to let the boys go away on international duty, find their mojo themselves and the others that are going to stay here, we’ve got to help them.” He then added, “After a result like this you need to clear your mind and head and look forward.”
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He said, “Sometimes you make mistakes, that’s part of life and we made too many mistakes in one game of football and that shows in the result against a very good football team. They are a team full of quality and we got punished almost every time we made a mistake.” The manager then added, “If it’s a different shape, mentality, I don’t know, but it will be different. We can’t accept performances like this. I hold my hands up, I’m in charge and I’m responsible for this.”
Solskjaer said, “To explain now is quite difficult. We have been beaten 6-1 at home by a very good side but we have contributed a lot to our own downfall.” He added, “The red card makes a lot of difference but Anthony Martial, well done for staying up when he was struck by the arm of Erik Lamela, you don’t react but he hit his throat with two fingers, gave him a little slap and Lamela must be having an operation.”