Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solsjaer has responded to criticisms for not starting Cristiano Ronaldo in the 1-1 draw against Everton at Old Trafford.
Anthony Martial gave the Red Devils the lleast with two minutes to half time via a brilliant strike. However, a blistering counter attack Rafa Benitez’s side in tore Manchester United’s defense apart as Andros Townsend restored parity in the 65th minute
Ole Gunnar Solksjaer’s decision to bench Ronaldo has received criticisms as Manchester United’s poor form especially at home continues.
In defense of his decision, Solksjaer said he needed to manage the workloads of the players.
You make decisions throughout the season, you’ve got to manage the players’ workload.
“The decision was, for me, the correct one today,” Solskjaer said.
Manchester United have recorded just wins in their last six matches in all competitions as they head into the International break.