Manchester United recorded sixth consecutive victory under interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer following their 1-0 over Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley Stadium over the weekend.
Marcus Rashford scored the only goal that separated the two sides after regulation period with Paul Pogba claiming the assist.
ESPN however reports that the 45-year-old, who took over from Jose Mourinho in December surpassed Matt Busby’s record at the club.
Managers to win their 1st 5 league games for Man Utd-Sir Matt Busby, Aug-Sept 1946 Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Dec 2018-Jan 2019
Managers to win their 1st 6 games in all competitions for Man Utd-Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Dec 2018-Jan 2019
Solskjaer began his reign at Old Trafford with a 5-1 win over Cardiff City and four days later thrashed Huddersfield 3-1 in his first home match. The Red Devils also recorded convincing victories over Bournemouth 4-1, Newcastle 2-0 on Jan. 2 and another 2-0 win over Reading in the FA Cup third round.
Meanwhile, David De Gea starred in the victory at Wembley, making 11 saves on the day — the most in a Premier League match this season. “Results wise, to come away here and beat Tottenham is fantastic,” Solksjaer said.
We hung on in the second half and we never got to grips with it when they changed the system, but you are allowed to have a good goalkeeper.” The mood has been transformed at United since Mourinho was fired and former fan favorite Solskjaer was brought in from Norwegian side Molde.
The manager brought some happiness, the players are playing well, and the team is very strong now,” De Gea said.
This is the real Manchester United.” Manchester United’s next match is at home to Brighton in the Premier League on Jan. 19.