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Thursday, December 7, 2023

Manchester United hammered 4-1 away at Watford

Continuing their abysmal run of form in the Premier League, 10-men Man United were embarrassed at Vicarage road by a resurgent Watford side, as calls for sacking Ole Gunnar Solksjaer gather steam.

  • David De Gea who saved 2 penalties, labels defeat at Watford as embarrassing.
  • ManUtd falls to 7th in the league table, as Ole Gunnar Solksjaer succumbs to yet another defeat in the Premier League.
  • Captain Harry Maguire’s rash tackle sent him off in the second half, leaving Man Utd with just 1 win in 7 games.
David de Gea makes a save from Watford's Ismaila Sarr retaken penalty
David De Gea saved two penalties of Ismail Sarr, only to suffer a 4-1 rollicking at Watford. Post-match he labeled the performance embarrassing.

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea defined his side’s 4-1 loss towards Watford as “embarrassing” and “another nightmare”.

United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is below strain after his facet fell to 7th withinside the Premier League, amid a run of 1 league win in seven games.

Captain Harry Maguire was despatched off at Vicarage Road and the Hornets additionally had a penalty saved.

United’s win percent withinside the Premier League considering Boxing Day 2020 is now under 50% with 18 wins from 37 video games.

They have lost 8 of these games and drawn eleven and might be out of the pinnacle 4 at some stage in that period, with Manchester City, Chelsea, West Ham, and Arsenal all earning extra points in the corresponding period.

Solskjaer’s facet has now conceded 21 goals in the league – the joint-3rd highest – and features a goal distinction of -1, following 5 defeats of their establishing 12 games.

At the full-time whistle, Solskjaer, who’s but to win a trophy considering becoming the manager of the club in December 2018, went over to the journeying United lovers and held his arms up in an apologetic way and provided a bit wave as he walked off.

Midfielder Bruno Fernandes stated that the blame must be on the players and all the coaching staff, now no longer simply on Solskjaer.

Speculation over Solskjaer’s destiny will now boom with the Reds having already been knocked out of the League Cup through West Ham, and they’re but to assure development from their Champions League institution with 2 games remaining.

United journey to Villarreal in the Champions League on Tuesday earlier than going through Premier League leaders Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Sunday, 28 November.

Games with Arsenal, Crystal Palace, Young Boys, and Norwich observe earlier than mid-December.

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