Manchester United returned to second in the Premier League by beating Newcastle 3-1 at Old Trafford on Sunday night – and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer seriously have faith that the title race is still much alive despite 10 points behind Manchester City.
Ole was left without his entire assistants on the sidelines following an outbreak of the Covid-19 cases within the backroom staffs.
Despite the pandemic outbreak, United defeated Newscatle 3-1 on Sunday as they emphatically showcased their ruthless in the second half, whereas – Newscatle are being threatened with relegation, sitting three points above Fulham who are in 18th position.
Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford scored his 9th goal as he fired United ahead in the first half.
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Solskjaer insists United have to keep coping with whatever is thrown at them this season and he believes the title race is still alive.
Ole said: “We can’t control any other team, we just have to focus on ourselves and be the best possible Manchester United every game.
“Things happen and there are many surprises in football.”
“I’m never going to say its’ done until it’s done. It’s about hanging in their, keeping working and doing our jobs. That’s the only thing we can control and we have loads to play for.”
He also said: “For 60 minutes we gave as good as we got. I am convinced we will be safe, there are six or seven teams looking over their shoulders.
“We need to win a few games. We have to get to that magical point mark – whatever it is.”