Manchester United lost to rival Manchester City 2-0 after failing to perform well in Old Trafford in the EFL Cup semifinals.
Both John Stones and Fernandinho will be on the scoresheet, leading Citizens to the Carabao Cup final and playing Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley in April.
With this latest defeat, United lost in their fourth semi-final to be knocked out of the tournament. The Red Devils also lost in the Europa League (against Sevilla) and FA Cup (Chelsea) semifinals last season.
However, the Norwegian boss dismissed the idea that Manchester’s semi-final issues were psychological and claimed to have been beaten by a very good team.
“We definitely played against a very good Manchester team,” he said of the citizens. male). “They played well. And when they play well, you have to play very well to beat them, that’s the reality where we are. Just a little missing. is.
“When we lose the semifinals, and when we lose to our opponents, I think they deserve it. But we’re getting closer. This is Manchester, much better than it was a year ago in these semifinals. It’s a United version, so that’s good, but it’s not enough. “
He added: “It’s not psychological.
“Sometimes I met a good team in the semi-finals, but I didn’t have enough. At this point, I probably met the best team in the UK, but not enough today.
“I was looking forward to the finals as they give us more boost, but that won’t happen, and you have to get rid of this, and use the night to get rid of the disappointment. And then we have a big league game [against] Burnley, Liverpool. And within a month, the Europa League will suddenly be held again. There are many things to play. “
Following a 2-2 draw in Leicester City, Manchester United claimed two great wins against the wolf and Aston Villa in the Premier League.
Marcus Rashford’s solo goal proved to be decisive for United on the side of Nuno Espirito Santo, and Old Trafford’s encounter with Villa was two for Anthony Martial and Bruno Fernandes. I won -1.
As they were knocked out of the EFL Cup again, the Solskger side focused their energy on the Premier League. In the Premier League, it is currently at the same level as Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool.
– Soccer Sports
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