Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Manchester United boss ‘sick’ after humbling at Tottenham

Media playback is not supported on this device ‘Embarrassing’ defeats & ‘complete humiliation’ as Man Utd lose 5-1 Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said he feels “sick” after a humiliating 5-1 Premier…

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Manchester United boss 'sick' after humbling at Tottenham

Media playback is not supported on this device ‘Embarrassing’ defeats & ‘complete humiliation’ as Man Utd lose 5-1

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said he feels “sick” after a humiliating 5-1 Premier League defeat by Tottenham.

United were knocked out of the FA Cup on Sunday with a 1-0 defeat at home to Reading.

And on Tuesday they followed that by losing 5-1 at Tottenham, giving them their worst start to a top-flight season since 1991-92.

“It’s difficult, it’s heartbreaking for me as a man, as a family man, as a manager and as a fan,” said Solskjaer.

“You can’t accept anything like that. I was probably born with a silver spoon in my mouth, but, at the end of the day, football is a game of errors.”

The interim boss said “football is not fun” but said he still had pride in what he has achieved since replacing Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford in December.

“Unfortunately today they made two or three of my own mistakes,” he said.

“But I’ve got the mental toughness to deal with that. These are people that know me, that know I’ve been at Manchester United for a few years now, I’ve worked here.”

Solskjaer, whose team host strugglers Fulham on Saturday, said there would be “no excuses” for defeat.

“I’m sick of the defeats and I’m sick of the losses,” he said. “And everyone here knows that. It’s just as bad as if we’ve lost a couple of games on the bounce.”

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