Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-1 Manchester United: Solskjaer’s men ousted by brilliant Wolves [Tweets]

Manchester United were knocked out of the FA Cup as Wolves notched up a narrow, albeit well deserved 2-1 win in the quarter-final at Molineux on Saturday.

The first half was a scrappy affair, with chances coming few and far between on either end of the pitch. But, Wolves appeared to have the edge over Manchester United at the break, with Sergio Romero forced into a fine save by Diogo Jota from the edge of the box.

Post the interval, Manchester United continued to hog the possession, but failed to do anything of note with it. Wolves, on the other hand, posed a great deal of danger on the counter-attack and duly grabbed the lead in the 70th minute.

Raul Jimenez, who had had a shot saved by Romero early into the second half, saw the ball drop kindly to him and he turned to score from inside the United box. And, six minutes later, the win was effectively sealed when Jota finished off a slick counter-attacking move, beating Romero at his near post.

The visitors though, saw the last piece of action as Marcus Rashford scored from close range, but it was too little too late for Manchester United. And, fans talked about Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s shortcomings in the aftermath of the quarter-final ouster, although some remained positive.

Meanwhile, fans also lamented the poor performance by Paul Pogba and attacking trio.

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