Manchester United have been beaten 2-0 by Manchester City on a dismal afternoon at Old Trafford.

United produced an abject display which was lucky not to end up like the 5-0 loss to Liverpool.

An Eric Bailly own goal and a strike from Bernardo Silva was enough to give City the win.

United only had one meaningful attempt on goal and were outclassed throughout.

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RONALDO NEEDS TO STOP WHINING.

Terrible position in the table

United are now six points behind City and could fall to 11 behind Chelsea this weekend.

The team could slip as far down as 10th in the table by time the weekend is over.

United have just one league victory since September and the home form is truly awful.

Time up for Ole?

If the mood after the Liverpool defeat was one of anger, this one seems to be one of resignation from fans that it really is time up for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

Where does the manager take the team from here? It’s a total mess.

United have a talented group of players, and yet managed just 32 per cent possession at home against our local rivals.

Add this desperate performance to previous poor results and United look to be going nowhere.

Even if the name of the next manager seems uncertain, it is becoming clear that Solskjaer needs to go.

Here is a look at the reaction on social media to the defeat…

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