Saturday, 21 December 2019

The League Cup Semifinal, Solskjaer: City Certainly Do not Want to Lose Twice in a row

By db-admin –  Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, will make a significant change in the face of Manchester City in the semi-finals of the English League Cup. He predicts Pep Guardiola will not let Manchester United win again.

Manchester United advanced to the semifinals after removing a team from League Two, Colchester United, with the score 3-0 at Old Trafford with goals from Marcus Rashford (51′), Ryan Jackson (own goal 56′), and Anthony Martial (61′).

Meanwhile, Manchester City win 3-1 over Oxford United at the Kassam Stadium. One Oxford goal was scored by Matt Taylor (46′) to reply to two goals from Raheem Sterling (50′, 70′) and Joao Cancelo (22′).

Two-legs match ahead, Manchester United will be a test that previously could topple Manchester City in the Premier League. The Red Devils won 1-2 in front of Man City supporter. At that time, Man City rely on a quick counter-attack.

“Fantastic day in Manchester. Of course, we really respect them. I say that after the last derby. In my opinion, Man City is the best team in England,” comments Solskjaer as reported by the Daily Mail.

Solskjaer asked the players Manchester United to forget the victory in the first game.

“They can beat you. So, we need to put the game against Man City in the head and ready to face them again,” he added.

“I think we can beat Manchester City two or three games in a row with the same tactics. So, we will try to do something better than the last game. I think Pep Guardiola will surely burn the spirit of the team.”

In the other semi-final, Leicester City will face Aston Villa. The plan, the first leg was held on January 7. Meanwhile, the battle will take place on January 28.

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