The manager saw his side fall 1-0 to West Ham despite having 27 shots at Old Trafford on Wednesday night
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is frustrated by another slow start from Manchester United, and the manager said the team’s recent battle should be addressed after the Red Devils were eliminated from the Carabao Cup.
Man Utd were undone by a nine-minute goal from Manuel Lanzini, who proved West Ham just enough to take down their hosts in a 1-0 win at Old Trafford, despite Solskjær’s men scoring 27 shots shot down.
The defeat is Man Utd’s second in three games, having already lost to Young Boys to start the Champions League, and Solskjaer says there is a lot that needs to be rectified in the coming weeks.
What was said?
“Lack of a goal. Again a slow start and that needs to be addressed,” he said Sky Sports. ‘They got a goal, and after that we played well for long periods, but the statistics mean nothing. If you have 27 strokes, the boys tried it.
“We built up pressure, Mason Greenwood arrived and had a good one, but sometimes the pressure didn’t come out. He had a positive impact, he was fresh and sharp, but it was too little too late. The last six or seven minutes we went gung-ho and they could have scored a few. “
He added: ‘You want to get through, but it’s a long season, we’ve put in a good effort. play and keep doing what we do and try to achieve results.
During his press conference later, Solskjær added: “The first 10 minutes we were slowly in and out possible, and that’s something we need to address. I was not happy with the start, no, but we can ‘If we are in these situations traffic and expecting to win, we better start games. “
United will take on Aston Villa at Old Trafford this weekend, while Solskjær’s side are currently level with Chelsea and Liverpool at the top of the Premier League with 13 points from five games.
They will then start their Champions League campaign on Wednesday while hosting Villarreal