anchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has given the reasons for his side’s Premier League 4-1 defeat to Watford in the Premier League on Saturday evening.
Solskjaer said that Watford defeated Man United because his players allowed the host to get into their box too easily.
The Norwegian also said that Man United played poorly in the first half against Watford as four goals from Joshua King, Ismaila Sarr, Joao Pedro, and Emmanuel Bonaventure ensured the home team defeated the Red Devils.
Speaking after the game, Solskjaer told Sky Sports: “There’s not much point in saying too much about it. We didn’t handle the first half at all.
“We were outfought and allowed them to get into our box too easily and that’s costly against a direct and physical team like Watford.
“Second half was so much better. We created four, five or six big chances, so if we give ourselves a mountain to climb, you just can’t catch two goals in the Premier League.
“The first half was very, very poor and we need to get the players in a better frame of mind to start the game because, in the second half, they are playing like they have nothing to lose.”
Asked why the first half was so poor, he added: “That’s human beings, I’ve got to say, you are surprised, all of these lads are top lads, top players and top professionals, when it’s not going for you and it’s going against you, it’s hard to play with that mental break.