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Man Utd manager Solskjaer refuses to blame Pogba, Matic for Leicester loss

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer refused to blame his midfield for Sunday's loss to Leicester City.

Nemanja Matic and Paul Pogba were dominated in the middle of the park as Leicester ran out 4-2 winners at King Power Stadium.

"We were too easy to play through," Solskjaer said. "I wouldn't say that's all on Nemanja and Paul, that's the team as a whole.

"We need to be compact, we need to be more aggressive, we dealt with the runs in behind well enough but maybe dropping off them a bit gave them too much space.

"But that's the whole team, not just Paul and Nemanja. I've not heard what Brendan's said but if he felt that...

"We weren't good enough on the second balls, didn't win the 50-50s, didn't nick the ball, or win the ball in good enough areas because we're so good at winning it and going forward and didn't see enough of that today.

"I agree we didn't defend well enough."


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