Solskjaer defeats Pochettino in unofficial Man U-job …

LONDON (AP) – The Manchester United league has not changed. Everything else has under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

Solskjaer surpassed the big Matt Busby in 1946 and now opens his United Government with a club record six consecutive wins after beating Tottenham 1-0 in the Premier League on Sunday. It was secured by Marcus Rashford's first goal and eleven seconds by keeper David de Gea.

"I just do my work here every day until the contract expires at the end of June, I think," Solskjaer said. "I will celebrate holidays there, so I do not think so."

United remains sixth in the standings, just as it was when Jose Mourinho was fired last month. But thanks to Arsenal's fight, United is now behind the London club on the difference in goals. Chelsea in the fourth and final Champions League-place is only six points for United and Arsenal.

United is used to much lofty goals – 20 times the league winning a record – but that did not succeed in the chaotic years since Alex Ferguson retired in 2013.

When Mourinho was sacked last month, Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino came out as a favorite as the successor in the long term. But Solskjaer makes a strong claim to make his loan from Molde permanent after winning this unofficial audition against Pochettino.

Manchester United caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, right, greeted Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino, departed, prior to the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at Wembley Stadium in London, England, Sunday January 13, 2019. (AP Photo / Matt Dunham )

Manchester United caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, right, greeted Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino, departed, prior to the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at Wembley Stadium in London, England, Sunday January 13, 2019. (AP Photo / Matt Dunham )

Manchester United caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, right, greeted Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino, departed, prior to the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at Wembley Stadium in London, England, Sunday January 13, 2019. (AP Photo / Matt Dunham )

"It is not ethical to talk about what he is doing or what I am doing," Pochettino said. "It was a match and a fight between Tottenham and Manchester United, otherwise we would have to play him against me, one against one on the field."

The goal of Pochettino is to achieve a fourth consecutive top four finish to qualify for the Champions League in a season of upheaval with the delay to go back from Wembley to the new stadium of the club in White Hart Lane.

But Tottenham has now lost its home-games back-to-back competition for the first time since 2015 at the end of Pochettino's first season. The team remains third in the standings, ahead of Chelsea, two points behind defending champion Manchester City and nine in a row from leader Liverpool.

City is only in action against Wolverhampton Wanderers on Monday night. There was another Premier League game on Sunday and Everton defeated Bournemouth 2-0. Goals by Kurt Zouma and Dominic Calvert-Lewin gave the Merseyside-club only the second victory in nine games in the Premier League.

It came at the end of a week when Everton majority shareholder Farhad Moshiri, while support manager Marco Silva, told the annual general meeting that the season so far was "not good enough".

Everton is now tenth in the standings, three points ahead of Bournemouth, who lost nine of his last twelve league matches.

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Manchester United caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer gestures as Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino, left, watches during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at Wembley Stadium in London, England, Sunday January 13, 2019. (AP Photo / Tim Ireland)

Manchester United caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer gestures as Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino, left, watches during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at Wembley Stadium in London, England, Sunday January 13, 2019. (AP Photo / Tim Ireland)

Manchester United caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer gestures as Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino, left, watches during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at Wembley Stadium in London, England, Sunday January 13, 2019. (AP Photo / Tim Ireland)

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea saves during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at the Wembley Stadium in London, England, Sunday January 13, 2019. (AP Photo / Matt Dunham)

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea saves during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at the Wembley Stadium in London, England, Sunday January 13, 2019. (AP Photo / Matt Dunham)

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea saves during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at the Wembley Stadium in London, England, Sunday January 13, 2019. (AP Photo / Matt Dunham)

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea saves on a shot from Tottenham's Harry Kane, right, during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at Wembley Stadium in London, England, Sunday, January 13, 2019. ( AP Photo / Matt Dunham)

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea saves on a shot from Tottenham's Harry Kane, right, during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at Wembley Stadium in London, England, Sunday, January 13, 2019. ( AP Photo / Matt Dunham)

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea saves on a shot from Tottenham's Harry Kane, right, during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at Wembley Stadium in London, England, Sunday, January 13, 2019. ( AP Photo / Matt Dunham)

Harry Kane of Tottenham is on the pitch with an injury after the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at the Wembley Stadium in London, England, Sunday January 13, 2019. (AP Photo / Matt Dunham)

Harry Kane of Tottenham is on the pitch with an injury after the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at the Wembley Stadium in London, England, Sunday January 13, 2019. (AP Photo / Matt Dunham)

Harry Kane of Tottenham is on the pitch with an injury after the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at the Wembley Stadium in London, England, Sunday January 13, 2019. (AP Photo / Matt Dunham)

Manchester United's Paul Pogba vie for the ball with Tottenham's Kieran Trippier, right, during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at the Wembley Stadium in London, England, Sunday, January 13, 2019 . (AP Photo / Tim Ireland)

Manchester United's Paul Pogba vie for the ball with Tottenham's Kieran Trippier, right, during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at the Wembley Stadium in London, England, Sunday, January 13, 2019 . (AP Photo / Tim Ireland)

Manchester United's Paul Pogba vie for the ball with Tottenham's Kieran Trippier, right, during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at the Wembley Stadium in London, England, Sunday, January 13, 2019 . (AP Photo / Tim Ireland)

Manchester United Marcus Rashford, middle, scores the first goal from his side past the goalkeeper of Tottenham Hugo Lloris, left, and Tottenham & # 39; s Jan Vertonghen, right, during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United in the Wembley Stadium in London, England, Sunday, January 13, 2019. (AP Photo / Matt Dunham)

Manchester United Marcus Rashford, middle, scores the first goal from his side past the goalkeeper of Tottenham Hugo Lloris, left, and Tottenham & # 39; s Jan Vertonghen, right, during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United in the Wembley Stadium in London, England, Sunday, January 13, 2019. (AP Photo / Matt Dunham)

Manchester United Marcus Rashford, middle, scores the first goal from his side past the goalkeeper of Tottenham Hugo Lloris, left, and Tottenham & # 39; s Jan Vertonghen, right, during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United in the Wembley Stadium in London, England, Sunday, January 13, 2019. (AP Photo / Matt Dunham)

Paul Pogba of Manchester United plays a high ball, as Moussa Sissoko of Tottenham drove to the right to block the pass during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at the Wembley Stadium in London, England, Sunday, January 13, 2019 . (AP Photo / Matt Dunham)

Paul Pogba of Manchester United plays a high ball, as Moussa Sissoko of Tottenham drove to the right to block the pass during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at the Wembley Stadium in London, England, Sunday, January 13, 2019 . (AP Photo / Matt Dunham)

Paul Pogba of Manchester United plays a high ball, as Moussa Sissoko of Tottenham drove to the right to block the pass during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at the Wembley Stadium in London, England, Sunday, January 13, 2019 . (AP Photo / Matt Dunham)

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