According to the Manchester United manager, after the 2-0 his team was done for the night in the UEFA Champions League.
A great performance by Argentinean footballer Lionel Messi and the whole Spanish La Liga club Barcelona squad was enough to beat English Premier League side Manchester United 3-0 tonight.
The Blaugrana ended up winning 4-0 on aggregate after two legs in the UEFA Champions League Quarterfinals.
And after the match, Red Devils manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admitted his team was not enough.
“I have to say Lionel Messi is top quality and he was the difference of course. At 2-0 straight after it was game over,” said Solskjaer according to Football 365.
“He’s different class, he and Cristiano Ronaldo are the best players of the last decade, everyone agrees on that one. Messi showed his quality.”
“We have to aspire to get to that level of Barcelona, we can get there but we have loads of work to do. If we want to get back to Man Utd’s true level, true traditions, we have to challenge Barcelona,” he added.
“They were a couple of levels above over the two games. We want to play these games again next year so we have a massive week coming up. There is no point dwelling on what could have been, we have to focus on that week.”
Now Manchester United has to focus solely on the Premier Leauge where they are sixth with 64 points, two points away from Champions League spots.
The team has only won 19 matches out of 33, seven draws and seven defeats.
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) April 16, 2019