In the latest setback since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was handed the manager’s job on a permanent basis, Everton humiliated Manchester United 4-0 in the Premier League on Sunday.

The Norwegian coach saw his team exit the Champions League quarterfinals on Tuesday with a 4-0 aggregate loss to Barcelona, and Solskjaer’s season took a further hit at Goodison Park with goals from Richarlison and Gylfi Sigurdsson before the break, and Lucas Digne and Theo Walcott after it.

As a reward for his better-than-expected spell in temporary charge of United, Solskjaer accepted a three-year contract on March 28 after 14 wins in 19 games.

Everton manager Marco Silva, left, and Manchester United Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer shake hands ahead of the English Premier League soccer match at Goodison Park, Liverpool, England, Sunday April 21, 2019. (Martin Rickett/PA via AP)
Everton manager Marco Silva, left, and Manchester United Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer shake hands ahead of the English Premier League soccer match at Goodison Park, Liverpool, England, Sunday April 21, 2019. (Martin Rickett/PA via AP)

But this loss damaged sixth-placed United’s bid for a Champions League spot. Everton is seventh, 15 points behind United.

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Everton's Gylfi Sigurdsson, left, celebrates scoring against Manchester United with teammate Richarlison during the English Premier League soccer match at Goodison Park, Liverpool, England, Sunday April 21, 2019. (Martin Rickett/PA via AP)
Everton’s Gylfi Sigurdsson, left, celebrates scoring against Manchester United with teammate Richarlison during the English Premier League soccer match at Goodison Park, Liverpool, England, Sunday April 21, 2019. (Martin Rickett/PA via AP)
Manchester United's Victor Lindelof, left, and teammate Nemanja Matic battle for the ball with Everton's Kurt Zouma  during the English Premier League soccer match at Goodison Park, Liverpool, England, Sunday April 21, 2019. (Martin Rickett/PA via AP)
Manchester United’s Victor Lindelof, left, and teammate Nemanja Matic battle for the ball with Everton’s Kurt Zouma during the English Premier League soccer match at Goodison Park, Liverpool, England, Sunday April 21, 2019. (Martin Rickett/PA via AP)
Everton's Lucas Digne, center, clashes with Manchester United's Paul Pogba during the English Premier League soccer match at Goodison Park, Liverpool, England, Sunday April 21, 2019. (Martin Rickett/PA via AP)
Everton’s Lucas Digne, center, clashes with Manchester United’s Paul Pogba during the English Premier League soccer match at Goodison Park, Liverpool, England, Sunday April 21, 2019. (Martin Rickett/PA via AP)

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