Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has suffered the worst result of his Manchester United reign.

Liverpool came to Old Trafford and won 5-0. Paul Pogba was sent off in the second half and the result could have been worse.

Speaking to Sky Sports after the game, Solskjaer reacted to the performance on a nightmare afternoon.

He described it as the worst day of his time as manager so far, which comes no surprise.

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“It’s the darkest day I’ve had leading this players. We weren’t good enough. We didn’t take our chances early on. The third goal kills the game.

“Last season we lost to Spurs 6-1 but this is miles worse because of the opposition.

 

When asked if he still thinks he is the right man for the job, Solskjaer said: “I’ve come too far, we’ve come too far, we’re too close to give up now.

“Players are going to be low but you look into the character of them – I know we’re rock bottom and can’t feel any worse than this but let’s see where we take this.”

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Solskjaer’s answer indicates he is defiant and has no plans to walk away from the job.

But the pressure will ramp up more than it ever has before after this result.

The club have been behind Solskjaer for a long time now, and it remains to be seen whether that wavers after today’s result.

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