Live

Repeat: OTB AM

10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Repeat: OTB AM
Advertisement
Soccer

Man United | How much trouble is Solskjaer in? | Andy Mitten

United We Stand Editor, Andy Mitten joined OTB AM this morning to survey the damage after Man Uni...



Man United | How much trouble...
Soccer

Man United | How much trouble is Solskjaer in? | Andy Mitten

United We Stand Editor, Andy Mitten joined OTB AM this morning to survey the damage after Man United's shock-loss to Istanbul Buyuksehir.

He was one of the only British journalists who managed to make the trip to the Turkish capital and shared his disbelief as he watched Ole's side concede their farcical opening goal after 35-year-old Demba Ba netted following a turnover in the 12th minute.

"I looked up and said to the person next to me, 'Did that really happen?' I looked around to find a screen in the press box and stared in disbelief at the screen and wondered why the entire Manchester United defence had decided to cross from the European to the Asian side of Istanbul during a match..."

"I'm all for attacking full-backs and Luke Shaw and Aaron Wan-Bissaka getting forward, but you have to stay on the pitch. And Demba Ba - he's 35-years-old and he sprinted away to score the goal... It was freakish," he continued.

man united Basaksehir's Demba Ba, third right, celebrates after scoring his side's opening goal during the Champions League group H soccer match between Istanbul Basaksehir and Manchester United at the Fatih Terim stadium.

Ole's Man United

"I'm probably in the minority, I still want to see him (Solskjaer) do well. I still want to see him turn it around, but he cannot keep getting chance after chance after chance.

"At some point, someone will look at the league table and say, 'This is just not good enough,'" he added.

Man United now face a quick turnaround before what could be a make or break tie against Carlo Ancelotti's Everton on Saturday at lunchtime.

Andy Mitten told OTB that he has been told that the club is unhappy with the scheduling of that 12:30pm kick-off, following their trip to Turkey.

OTB AM - Ireland’s only sports breakfast show is live from 7:30am every morning.

Listen on the OTB Sports app or ask Alexa, Siri or Google to play ‘OTB Sports Radio’ to start your day with the latest sports news and reaction.

Subscribe by searching ‘OTB AM’ on your podcast app.

Download the brand new OTB Sports App in the Play Store & App Store right now! We've got you covered!

Subscribe to OTB Sports's YouTube channel for more videos, like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for the latest sporting news and content.


Read more about

Andy Mitten Man United Manchester United Off The Ball Otb Am Otbam

Live: Title

Description

Added to queue
Removed from queue

On Air

Share

Share

Next up in queue

Title
Description
Duration

There are currently no podcasts in the queue

Go to podcasts

On Air

Repeat: OTB AM

Repeat: OTB AM

10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Share

Up next

Highlights on Off The Ball

Highlights on Off The Ball

12:00 PM-01:00 PM

Share

OTB Gold

OTB Gold

01:00 PM-02:00 PM

Share

Highlights on Off The Ball

Highlights on Off The Ball

02:00 PM-03:00 PM

Share

LIVE: Friday Night Racing

LIVE: Friday Night Racing

03:00 PM-04:00 PM

Share

Highlights on Off The Ball

Highlights on Off The Ball

04:00 PM-06:00 PM

Share

OTB Gold

OTB Gold

06:00 PM-07:00 PM

Share

LIVE: Off The Ball

LIVE: Off The Ball

07:00 PM-08:00 PM

Share

Repeat: Friday Night Racing

Repeat: Friday Night Racing

08:00 PM-09:00 PM

Share

Team 33

Team 33

09:00 PM-10:00 PM

Share

Repeat: Off The Ball

Repeat: Off The Ball

10:00 PM-12:00 AM

Share

Repeat: OTB AM

Repeat: OTB AM

12:00 AM-02:00 AM

Share

Repeat: Off The Ball

Repeat: Off The Ball

02:00 AM-05:00 AM

Share

Repeat: OTB AM

Repeat: OTB AM

05:00 AM-07:00 AM

Share

Highlights on Off The Ball

Highlights on Off The Ball

07:00 AM-01:00 PM

Share

00:00:00 / 00:00:00

Share on