Old Trafford midfielder Scott McTominay scored his first goal for the club but summed up his team-mates’ frustration at another Premier League defeat
Manchester United goalscorer Scott McTominay has said that defeat to Wolves left him and his team-mates ‘gutted’.
In the aftermath, the young Scot says the United players were baffled at how they had fallen to their third defeat in four games after taking the lead and having a number of chances to score again.
“It was a strange night,” McTominay told MUTV. “I was sat with the boys in the changing room thinking ‘how have we not won that game?’
“But goals change games and we were so unfortunate.
“The boys are gutted and it was a tough one to take.”
Wolves had just two shots on target – Diogo Jota’s equaliser and Chris Smalling’s late own goal – despite having some bright moments of their own.
McTominay added: “We played so well in the first half an hour and we didn’t quite react as well to their goal as we normally would do.
“For the first
McTominay recorded his first senior goal for the club with a strike from outside the penalty area for the opener and added: “It’s so important for you to get off and running for your football club.
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“You watch players like [Paul] Scholes and [Michael] Carrick and midfield players like that coming through and that’s who you want to emulate.”
Solskjaer was impressed by McTominay’s performance, saying: “Scott has
“He’s got such a great mentality, he is so athletic, he can play in different positions. Today we feel that’s his best position as a high midfielder, but he can play