The Highest Highs And Lowest Lows Of Solskjaer’s Time Behind The Wheel

Manchester United sacked manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer on Sunday, a day after a fifth defeat in seven Premier League games left the Old Trafford club seventh in the standings.

Following is a fact-box on the highs and lows of the Norwegian's time at the club:


Dec. 19, 2018

Appointed United's caretaker manager to replace José Mourinho for the rest of the season, marking a return to the club where he won six league titles and the Champions League as a player.

Bosnia Fans Nearly Threw Hands With Ukraine Supporters After Comical Accidental Flag Mix-Up

Ukraine qualified for the UEFA World Cup Playoffs on Tuesday with a 2-0 victory against Bosnia and Herzegovina. Before the match there were hostile scenes as the Bosnian fans booed the Ukraine national anthem and some ultras attempted to attack the visiting Ukraine fans. This all came down to a Ukraine Bosnia flag mistake.

Canadian Streaker Survives Freezing Temperatures But Not The Security Guard Trucking Him Into The Board

Canada tested out its home-field advantage in Edmonton on Friday and it worked wonders. Over 48,000 fans packed into Commonwealth Stadium to watch Canada defeat Costa Rica 1-0. They also got a bonus show of a Canada streaker getting hit sticked into the advertisement board.

Brazilian Player Appears To Be Cosplaying A Droideka From Star Wars With Outrageous Flop

Santos defeated Red Bull Bragantino 2-0 in Brazil’s top flight on Wednesday for an upset victory. Santos scored its second goal in the final minute of the game from the penalty spot. The call for the penalty came after an immaculate Marinho flop.

Marinho Flop Vs. Bragantino

Shaqiri Forgot He Was 5 Feet 7 Inches Tall And Crash Landed Into Net After Trying To Grab Crossbar

Xherdan Shaqiri had a hilarious fail during Lyon’s Europa League clash with Sparta Prague on Thursday when he had an unexpected visit with Prague’s net.

Shaqiri was streaking in toward Prague’s goal and just missed out on a close-range opportunity. With no way to slow down before crashing into the goal Shaqiri opted to pull out the old trick of hanging onto the crossbar to stop himself. This trick is quite popular in youth soccer despite every goal coming with a warning not to swing on the crossbar.

We’re So Happy To See Pulisic Back That We’ll Give Him A Mulligan For This Missed Chance Vs. Malmö

Christian Pulisic is back. The American featured in about 20 minutes of Chelsea’s 1-0 Champions League victory against Malmö on Tuesday.

Pulisic was included in a Chelsea lineup for the first time since the Premier League opener against Crystal Palace on Aug. 14. While he might have spent the majority of the night on the bench, it’s the most action for him since his ankle injury against Honduras in September.

Defender In Romania Fails To Make Goal Line Clearance That Your 5-Year-Old Could Have Kept Out

A defender playing in the Romanian Cup had a day to forget after he pulled off one the most spectacular failed clearances the sport has seen. 

The poor defender in question is 21-year-old Marius Leca. His team, Dunarea Calarasi, was down two goals with 11 minutes left to play. The second-tier Romanian club wasn’t out of the fight just yet, but Leca pretty much sealed the win for his opponents with a brutal mistake.

Sergiño Dest Can Do An Amazing Timo Werner Impression — Just Wish He Knew When To Stop It

As the calendar approaches Halloween, Sergiño Dest is having a truly horrifying streak of missed chances in LaLiga. Barcelona fell 1-0 to Rayo Vallecano on Wednesday in league action and a brutal Sergiño Dest miss could have been the difference.

With Barcelona trailing in the 36th minute, Memphis Depay made a brilliant move to fire in a dangerous cross toward the back post. Dest timed his run to perfection, and with the speed of a bullet he got on to the end of Depay’s cross. The only issue was Dest fired the ball into the stratosphere.