Manchester United are huffing and puffing but they’re not winning football games, either consistently, or convincingly and as the pressure continues to mount on manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, serious questions regarding his managerial expertise are now being asked.
The Red Devils were back in action on Saturday afternoon when they hosted Everton at Old Trafford in the Premier League’s early kick-off.
Despite coming into Saturday’s match off the back of a very late and narrow European win over Villarreal earlier in the week, Solskjaer, who named a much-changed side, knew his side needed to put in an impressive performance.
Having started the game quickly and full of energy, the Red Devils, who had Cristiano Ronaldo on the bench, looked to be the better of the two sides.
However, despite opening the scoring thanks to an Anthony Martial first-half strike, the Toffees inevitably clawed their way back into the game and ended up holding the Red Devils to a well-deserved 1-1 draw.
Interestingly, although seemingly standing by his bizarre starting team selection, Solskjaer is coming under fire with the latest person to urge the club’s hierarchy to relieve him of his duties being Daily Express journalist, Ryan Taylor.
Huge similarities between United right now & #CFC in first half of last season. Frank Lampard tinkered, tweaked & couldn’t strike right balance. Thomas Tuchel – a superior coach – took them to next level. Utd should follow suit, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer won’t turn this around. #MUFC
— Ryan Taylor (@RyanTaylorSport) October 2, 2021
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