Andres Herrera says Solskjaer and his coaching staff needed the fans to be patient as the turnaround will take time. Agence France-Presse
The five-time European champions will face either Liverpool or Porto in the last four in their first appearance at the stage of the competition since 2015.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer enjoyed a charmed life as interim Manchester United manager but Barcelona’s visit to Old Trafford on Wednesday will show him the scale of the task he faces as the new full-time boss.
Manchester City moved back ahead of Liverpool to the top of the Premier League with a 1-0 win at Burnley, while Chelsea consolidated their place in the top four thanks to another error from Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea in a 1-1 draw on Sunday.
Chelsea accused Burnley of time-wasting and playing “anti-football” after Blues boss Maurizio Sarri was sent off before a touchline skirmish marred their frustrating 2-2 draw on Monday. Sarri’s side fell behind to Jeff Hendrick’s fine finish before N’Golo Kante equalised moments later.
Worknesh Degefa made it a Dubai double with victory in the 2020 Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon on Friday as debutant Olika Adugna won a dramatic sprint
Tiger Woods, seeking an unprecedented 83rd career US PGA Tour victory, fired a three-under par 69 that left him three off the first-round lead shared by Sebastian
RB Leipzig coach Julian Nagelsmann is trying to ensure the Bundesliga leaders stay alert at Eintracht Frankfurt this weekend amid an intensifying title race by organising a sleep seminar.