Manchester United have scored three first half goals after making a blistering start under new interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
The Norwegian tactician replaced Jose Mourinho as Red Devils boss this week and has clearly made an immediate impact with his new club with a superb performance.
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United lead Cardiff City 3-1 at the break today, and in doing so, it’s the first time since last November – over a year ago – that they’ve netted three goals in the first half of a game.
This stat is courtesy of Opta Joe in the tweet below, and it just illustrates how bad things had got under Mourinho, whose teams never played football like this.
3 – Man Utd have scored three first half goals in a Premier League away game for the first time since November 2017 v Watford. Reaction. #CARMUN pic.twitter.com/ENU4COALZJ
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) December 22, 2018
The Portuguese never really looked an ideal fit for MUFC due to his rather conservative approach, and fans will be delighted to see their players looking more confident and expressive going forward now.
Solskjaer is only in charge until the end of the season, but who knows, if they carry on playing like this could he end up keeping the job for longer?