14 Jul Manchester United ‘did not deserve’ factors in Southampton draw
Manchester United supervisor Ole Gunnar Solskjaer mentioned his aspect didn’t deserve the three factors after a stoppage-time equaliser from Michael Obafemi gave Southampton a 2-2 draw at Previous Trafford on Monday.
United had been 2-1 up after objectives from Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial in response to Stuart Armstrong’s early opener for the guests.
– Ogden: Man United’s slip additional tightens top-four race
– Rankings: Off night time for five/10 Pogba expensive for Man United
– Stream Football4cast FC Each day on Football4cast+ (U.S. solely)
As a substitute of transferring into third place, United keep fifth and face an actual combat to qualify for the Champions League with a top-four end.
“You suppose you will have three factors within the bag however we most likely did not deserve three factors at the moment,” Solskjaer mentioned.
“Southampton are a superb team, they run, and run and chase. We by no means bought into our rhythm at the moment. We performed some incredible football at occasions. The 2 objectives we scored had been very, superb.
“It was the worst time to concede a aim but it surely occurs in football. We’ve received so many video games in that manner. It’s all a part of the training for this team.”
• Solskjaer: United did not deserve three factors
• Actual can win La Liga on Thursday
• Man Metropolis win enchantment on UCL ban
• Klopp intends to go away Liverpool in 2024
• Aurier brother killed in France taking pictures
• Zaha speaks as boy, 12, arrested for racism
• Lampard: No Metropolis ban will not imply stress
United performed the identical beginning team for the fifth-straight league recreation, the primary time they’ve accomplished so since 1993, however Solskjaer didn’t really feel his aspect had suffered from fatigue.
“I do not suppose tiredness was the case. It was simply a type of days we didn’t take our probabilities and so they took theirs,” Solskjaer mentioned.
“David De Gea had one actually good save however aside from that we had the larger probabilities however you aren’t going to be given three factors and Southampton are an excellent aspect.”
Saints boss Ralph Hasenhuettl was delighted with the way in which his vastly improved 12th positioned team approached the match.
“We developed our recreation with the ball extraordinarily [well] in the previous couple of weeks. We have gotten extra courageous. We’re taking extra dangers. In the event you take extra dangers issues can occur,” Hasenhuettl mentioned.
“We wished to be courageous, we now have nothing to lose and we are able to play free. You’ll be able to really feel the fellows actually get pleasure from [it] in the intervening time.”