Manchester United massive 5-0 loss to Liverpool on Sunday at Old Trafford has triggered reactions from fans, especially from Ole Gunnar Solskjaer who said he has “come too far to give up.”
Solskjaer made the statement despite his side’s 5-0 thrashing by Liverpool, in a game that Liverpool star, Mohamed Salah grabbed a hat-trick while Naby Keita and Diogo Jota registered one goal each.
The game which has prompted various kinds of statements from fans and football enthusiasts, has also changed the mood at Old Trafford, especially amongst Red Devils fans.
Solskjaer, after admitting that the loss is his “darkest day” as manager, also made up his mind to carry on. While speaking to BBC Radio 5 live, he said,
“I have come too far to give up. I am not built that way,”
“The feeling we have had is we were getting where we wanted to be but in the last few weeks results haven’t come and we have hit a brick wall. We have conceded too many easy goals and that is a concern.
“I am still thinking about tomorrow’s work, we are all low. This is the lowest I have been but I accept the responsibility, that is mine and mine going forward.”
While the game was a disappointing loss for United and their biggest loss in this fixture since October 1895, it was a huge win for Liverpool, as it has been tagged their biggest win at Old Trafford in the history of the Reds, considering set a number of unwanted landmarks as far as Manchester United are concerned.
Meanwhile, when Liverpool beat them 7-1 at Anfield, and was the first time they have lost by a margin of five or more goals at Old Trafford without scoring themselves since 1955.
One of the worst moments recorded in the game was the massive and continuous exit of Manchester United fans at half time with the home side 4-0 down