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“It is the darkest day” – Solskjaer commented after North-West Derby defeat against Liverpool

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Manchester United have lost 5-0 against the arch-rival Liverpool at home and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has expressed the incident as the ‘darkest day’. 

Jurgen Klopp’s side displayed a sublime performance against a shambolic United side. Liverpool was already leading by 4-0 before the interval. Naby Keita opened the scoresheet early in the first half and Diogo Jota took no time to double the margin for the Reds. 

The in-form Mohamed Salah scored a hat-trick to achieve a historic win for Liverpool and become the first Reds player to score a hat-trick against Manchester United in 85-years. 

With the scoreline already looking doom and gloom for United, the red card of Paul Pogba made the day even worse for Solskjaer’s side. 

Solskjaer expresses his disappointment after the defeat:

Speaking with Sky Sports(via SportsMole) after the game the Norwegian boss stated the performance as a ‘darkest day’. Solskjaer also took responsibility for this heavy defeat and said that a few individual mistakes were the catalyst of this result. He said: 

“It is not easy to say something apart from it is the darkest day I have had leading these players. We were not good enough individually and as a team, can’t give a team like Liverpool those chances but unfortunately we did.” 

Losing a game against Liverpool is a huge disappointment. But a defeat by 5-0 at Old Trafford is anguish for the Red Devils fans. But, the way Manchester United performed on Sunday night must raise the competency of Solskjaer. 

Despite remaining at the club for almost three years and spending more than €400 million. Manchester United are still miles apart from winning the league title. Following the defeat on Sunday. The Red Devils are currently eight points behind the league leader Chelsea . They already looking out of the title race in October. 

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