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Manchester United beaten by Wolves to retain fifth position

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Manchester United suffered a humiliating 2-1 defeat away to Wolves on Tuesday evening following an own goal by defender Chris Smalling.

Manchester United opened scoring in the 13th minute through Scott McTominay from 22 yards being his first goal for United.

The host equalized shortly through Raul Jimenez who finished a Diogo Jota’s pass 12 minutes later. Both sides were level come the first half.

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In the second half Manchester United winger Ashley Young was sent off after receiving two yellow cards for fouling Jota twice in less than five minutes.

In the 77th minute, Wolves took advantage of the 10-man Red Devil to get the second goal thanks to David De Gea who failed to collect the ball which knocked Chris Smalling and into the net.

Solskjaer defeat

Wolves win was the first defeat for Ole Gunner Solskjaer as full-time manager of Manchester United.

Under the full stewardship of United, Solskjaer won its first game going above Arsenal on Saturday. The win was however short lived after Arsenal defeated New Castle to go position three in the table.

Also read: Manchester United announce Solskjaer as full-time manager

Manchester United now sit in position five a point above Chelsea who will go above them if they win their next fixture.

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