Watford dealt a new blow to Manchester United and coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer this season, and beat them 4-1 today, Saturday, in the twelfth stage of the English Football League.
Watford took advantage of the faltering situation that Manchester United suffers from this season and taught him a harsh lesson in today’s match, which could have witnessed
A greater victory for Watford if the luck of its players did not suffer in the first half.
Watford raised his score to 13 points, knowing that today he achieved only his fourth victory in the competition, and Manchester United’s balance froze at 17 points in seventh place temporarily, after he suffered a fifth defeat, compared to one draw and one victory in the last seven matches he played in the competition.
Watford ended the first half in their favour, with two clean goals, scored by Joshua King and Ismael Sarr in the 28th and 44th minutes, to translate the two players clear superiority
their team in the first half.
The start of the match witnessed the height of excitement when Ismael Sarr missed a penalty kick for Watford in the ninth minute, when Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea saved it, who saved the penalty after it was returned by the referee, which Sarr shot again.
In the second half, Manchester United’s performance improved, and substitute Donny Van Diepek scored a goal for the team in the 50th minute. But the team’s position became more difficult with defender Harry Maguire sent off in the 69th minute for receiving a second warning in the match.
Joao Pedro scored the third goal for Watford in the second minute of stoppage time for the match, while Emmanuel Denis concluded the scoring with a goal.
Fourth for Watford in the sixth minute of overtime.
Manchester United fans did not wait long, as the “Expel Ole” hashtag topped the list of the most traded on Twitter, which increases the pressure on the Red Devils’ management to demand a decisive decision regarding the coach, who has so far failed to find a solution to the technical problems in which the team is floundering.