Ole Gunnar Solskjaer indicated that rival managers could attempt to manipulate referees by bringing up the penalty record of Manchester United after Jurgen Klopp commented on the two teams’ contrasting penalty histories. The recent rise of the Red Devils left them level with Premier League leaders Liverpool on points, who suffered a 1-0 shock loss at Southampton on Monday.
Klopp admitted that the Reds at St. Mary’s were far from their best, but claimed that his side should have been given a penalty for a foul on Sadio Mane before attacking their rivals along the M62. Premier League penalties after the appointment of Jurgen Klopp as Liverpool manager (PA Graphics) “We can’t change,” said the Reds boss, who welcomes United to Anfield on Jan. 17. “I hear now that Man United have taken more penalties in two years than I have in five and a half years. I have no idea if that’s my fault or how that can happen. “When Klopp’s remarks were made to Solskjaer ahead of the Carabao Cup semi-final against Manchester City on Wednesday, he said with a laugh: “And that’s probably a fact. ” But maybe they should… well, we had… I don’t know how many penalties they had. I don’t count how many penalties they had. “But maybe they should…. well, we had… I don’t know how many penalties they had. I don’t count how many penalties they’ve had. ” Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Jurgen Klopp face off on Jan. 17 in the Premier League (Martin Rickett/PA) If Solskjaer compared Klopp’s remarks to former Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez’s “fact” rant against Sir Alex Ferguson is open to interpretation, but his annoyance with other managers is not open to interpretation. This season, United were given six penalties in the league compared to Klopp’s five players, alt. I know not. But I’m not concerned about that. In the 2019-20 season, between the Carabao Cup exit to City and the Europa League disappointment against Seville, the FA Cup defeat to Chelsea was one of three semifinal defeats United suffered in the 2019-20 season between the Carabao Cup exit to City and the Europa League disappointment to Sevilla. Solskjaer is now looking fortunate for the fourth time and his first final as United manager when Pep Guardiola leads his side on Wednesday to an empty Old Trafford. Hopefully we’ve learned, but it’s not about learning. Sometimes it’s little stuff and sometimes it’s consistency and now we’re a better team than we were six or twelve months ago. View this Instagram postA post shared by Manchester United (@manchesterunited) “Hopefully we learned, but it’s not about learning. Sometimes it’s little things and sometimes it’s quality and we’re a better team now than we were six or twelve months ago.View this post on InstagramA post shared by Manchester United (@manchesterunited) ” You earn the right to win a cup in the semifinals by advancing. You compete against more and more challenging opponents, and a semifinal is tougher than a quarterfinal, of course. “In the semifinals, you earn the right to win a cup by advancing. You play against more and more difficult opponents, and of course a semifinal is more difficult than a quarterfinal. ” We showed in depth the quality and the power, and hopefully we can