Solskjaer calls for better discipline from his Manchester United players after defeat at Young Boys

Solskjaer blasts ‘SLOPPY’ Man United after shock defeat by Young Boys as he blames loss on poor ‘discipline’ and ‘focus’… with Aaron Wan-Bissaka despatched off and Jesse Lingard gifting winner

  • Manchester United have been overwhelmed 2-1 by Young Boys within the Champions League  
  • The Red Devils led early on however Aaron Wan-Bissaka’s purple card modified the sport 
  • Jesse Lingard’s poor backpass then gave the Swiss aspect a Ninety fifth-minute winner
  • Ole Gunnar Solskjaer needs his United aspect to have better discipline in future
  • The Norwegian claims Cristiano Ronaldo ought to have had a second-half penalty 











Ole Gunnar Solskjaer warned that Manchester United should study from their errors in Europe in the event that they to keep away from one other early Champions League exit.

Tuesday night time’s shock defeat in Bern echoed a 2-1 loss to Basaksehir in Istanbul final November that was the start of the top of United’s group marketing campaign as they dropped into the Europa League.

Solskjaer’s aspect nonetheless have loads of time to recuperate of their remaining 5 video games in Group F, however the supervisor needs better discipline after seeing United punished for Aaron Wan-Bissaka’s purple card and Jesse Lingard’s late mistake.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer claims Man United need to learn from their mistakes made at Young Boys

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer claims Man United must study from their errors made at Young Boys

Jesse Lingard's poor backpass gave Jordan Siebatcheu (right) a stoppage-time winner in Bern

Jesse Lingard’s poor backpass gave Jordan Siebatcheu (proper) a stoppage-time winner in Bern

‘Discipline is a huge part of the game in football in general not just the Champions League,’ mentioned Solskjaer.

‘A lack of concentration, you make a mistake and you get done. We did that last year, conceding two sloppy counter-attacks against Basaksehir and lost that game in the last seconds today.

‘So we know we’ve given ourselves a more difficult task. We did last year when everyone thought we were through after two games.

‘You need 10 or 12 points: win your home games and one away from home. We’ve lost the opportunity to get three points, but we’ve got two home games next and got to focus on those two.’

Lingard looked on dejected after his mistake earned United a loss in the Champions League

Lingard seemed on dejected after his mistake earned United a loss within the Champions League

Solskjaer says he perceive the choice to ship off Aaron Wan-Bissaka for a excessive problem

On the purple card, Solskjaer mentioned: ‘I can understand why he gives it. Aaron is normally a very astute tackler, one of the best in the world, but he takes a touch that goes too far. It’s never a dangerous tackle because he hits him in the front of his foot.

‘We saw with Harvey Elliot that you sometimes can see bad injuries, but it was never reckless or malicious. Maybe inexperience to go through without the ball, but the boy wasn’t going to be injured. And it makes it difference after that with 10 men.’

On Lingard’s error, the United boss added: ‘Jesse wants to play it safe and misplaces the pass. That happens in football. Harry hindsight is a very good player. If Jesse gets that chance again he turns, swivels and boots the ball the other way.’

The United boss is livid that Cristiano Ronaldo (right) was not given a second-half penalty

The United boss is furious that Cristiano Ronaldo (proper) was not given a second-half penalty

However, Solskjaer felt that French referee Francois Letexi backed away from giving a penalty for Mohamed Ali Camara’s problem on Cristiano Ronaldo within the second half as a result of he would have needed to present a purple card as properly.

‘He shoves him with his arm and he’s one-on-one with the keeper. But he in all probability did not do it as he would have needed to ship him off and that’s typically what you get with younger refs,’ mentioned Solskjaer who put a consoling arm round Ronaldo when he surprisingly took off United’s purpose scorer within the 72nd minute.

‘He’s exceptional but we have to look after him and it felt like the right moment to take him off.’

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