Bernardo Silva and Leroy Sane pushes back the top of the table.
Marcus Rashford, United failed to capitalize on their early possession and were worn out by the pressing City side.
After City's first goal, it was game over. Solskjear is unable to breathe any enthusiasm in the team.
Chelsea – who are four points behind – on Sunday.
According to mail online, Woodward reportedly with Solskjaer and Phelan at the club's Carrington training ground to discuss the mounting issues facing the club after Wednesday's defeat.
Matteo Darmian had been recalled to the team
With a huge buzzer needed, first-team squad players.
Alexis Sanchez, Paul Pogba, Romelu Lukaku, Juan Mata, Ander Herrera and Antonio Valencia could all depart this summer as they look to offload their overpaid flops.
Pogba is rumored to be a target for Real Madrid, though the official stance from the club remains that he is not for sale.
Mata, Herrera and Valencia are all in the summer as their contracts expire at the end of the season.
Solskjaer himself admitted that he wants to take time to bridge the gap between United and the teams at the top of the table, as he prepares to wield the ax this summer.
The Norwegian declared this Sunday's game to be crucial in his side's top four challenge, as they have the chance to move to within a point of the Champions League spaces.
"Sunday is a massive one," he told MUTV. "Sunday is something we've got to get ready for, the crowd has got to be ready for, the players have got to be ready for.
"We have analyzed them and let's just make sure we turn on Sunday with the same attitude and a bit more quality in front of goal.
"Hopefully we can get the win everyone wants and the fans deserve, the players deserve.
"They have made a terrific effort to give us a chance with three games to go to the top four."