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Theatre of nightmares: Ole Gunnar Solskjaerwatches his side lose to Burnley

Theatre of nightmares: Ole Gunnar Solskjaerwatches his side lose to Burnley

Theatre of nightmares: Ole Gunnar Solskjaerwatches his side lose to Burnley

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's grip on the Manchester United job looks worryingly tenuous after another embarrassing loss, this time a 2-0 defeat at home to Burnley in the Premier League.

Chris Wood and Jay Rodriguez did the damage, the strikers scoring either side of half-time to secure Burnley's first win at Old Trafford since 1962 and condemn the Red Devils to their eighth defeat of the season. They are now six points adrift of the top four.

Luke Shaw thought he had pulled a goal back for United in stoppage time, only for it to be ruled out by VAR, summing up another dismal night for increasingly under-pressure boss Solskjaer, who is really starting to feel the heat now.

The second half was accompanied by choruses of boos, with fans chanting their displeasure with the team and the club hierarchy. Many also voted with their feet by leaving the ground early, with some making their way to the exits as much as 15 minutes before the full-time whistle.

Elsewhere, there are concerns over the fitness of England striker Jamie Vardy after he was helped off in the first half of Leicester's 4-1 win over West Ham that keeps the pressure on Manchester City in second place.

Jose Mourinho's Tottenham were also winners last night, seeing off Norwich 2-1.

Belfast Telegraph