Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer[ Photo: AS Football]
October 1st, 2020 – Newcastle, Manchester City, Manchester United, and Everton are in the quarter-finals of the EFL Carabao Cup.
City beat Burnley 3-0 with Raheem sterling grabbing a double.
United on the other hand won with the same margin , Mc Tominay, Mata and Pogba got the goals against Brighton.
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer while commending the player said, “A great performance by Juan Mata. He was the one who got on the ball and calmed us down. He was composed. He more or less creates the first goal himself. I am never surprised when he plays like this.”
“He has been around the block and knows football. He does his work and is at the back stick to shield the ball from Dan Burn at a corner in the second half,” added Solskjaer.
When questioned about the team’s transfer plans, the United boss, refused to shed any light, however, said they were still aiming to ensure they strengthen the squad.
“I can’t give you any news. We are working with what we have got. We have a big squad. If there is any update, we will let you know,” Solskjaer said.
In the other two ties, Calvert Lewin grabbe a hat trick for Everton as saw off west ham 4-1. Newcastle beat Newport county on penalties after a one-all draw in regulation time.