Premier League: Manchester United's fixture pileup a 'crime' by EPL, says Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp
Manchester United fielded a virtual reserve team against Leicester due to a schedule logjam and lost 2-1, denting Liverpool's top-four chances.
Solskjaer said the central defender was unlikely to play in any of United's three remaining league games after suffering ligament damage in Sunday's win against Aston Villa.
Pep Guardiola's side are 10 points clear of second placed United and have wrapped up the title with three games to spare.
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hopeful of Harry Maguire recovering from ankle injury in time for Europa League final
Speaking ahead of United's Premier League clash with Leicester, Solskjaer offered hope that Maguire could return for the final.
The 34-year-old Uruguayan has scored 15 goals in his first season in England, including eight in his last seven games, to help United to second place in the Premier League and to the final of the Europa League.
Premier League: 'Almost impossible', Man United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer set to rotate heavily to cope with fixture pile-up
Manchester United's three top-flight fixtures in five days come after Thursday's intense Europa League semi-final second leg at Roma, where they lost 3-2 but triumphed 8-5 on aggregate to reach the final against Villarreal.
Manchester United players have to face the prospect of four Premier League fixtures in 10 days after Edinson Cavani's brace staved off a valiant attempt at a comeback from AS Roma
Premier League: Manchester United-Liverpool clash rearranged for 13 May as Red Devils play three games in five days
The Liverpool clash has now been rearranged for 13 May, which follows hot on the heels of United's 9 May trip to Aston Villa and home match against third-placed Leicester on 11 May.
Premier League: Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer calls for ‘civilised’ protests, says attack on officer ‘one step too far’
Thousands of protestors descending on Old Trafford demanding change in the hours before the scheduled kick-off between Manchester United and Liverpool on Sunday.
The game is arguably bigger for sixth-placed Liverpool, who need a win to stay in realistic contention for a top-four finish and a place in the Champions League.
Comments made by Solskjaer after the quarter-final triumph against Granada have angered some Giallorossi supporters, who have put up posters of the Norwegian near the Serie A club's training ground alongside the quote: "I don't know them and I haven't seen them play".
The result takes Manchester United to 67 points after 33 games, 10 points behind champions-elect Manchester City but eight points clear of third-placed Leicester.
From 2024, the number of teams participating in the group stage of the Champions League will increase from 32 to 36, it was confirmed earlier this week.
Lingard said mental health deteriorated to the extent he contemplated quitting or at least taking a time-out from the game.
Manchester United fans block entrance of club's Carrington training ground to protest against Glazer family
The protestors unfurled banners that read '51% MUFC 20', 'We decide when you play' and 'Glazer out'.
Premier League: Mason Greenwood bags brace as Manchester United sink Burnley; Fulham frustrated by Arsenal
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's Manchester United are unlikely to catch Manchester City, but Greenwood's late winner puts a little pressure on their bitter rivals with six games left.
Solskjaer said a key reason for United's poor home form is the red covering placed over seats which is making his players struggle to pick each other out for passes because their red shirts make them blend into the stadium background.
Premier League: Tottenham to take action against online racial abuse of Son Heung-min after Manchester United game
Son is the second Spurs player in as many matches to suffer such abuse following Davinson Sanchez after the 2-2 draw with Newcastle United on 4 April.
Premier League: 'We want to keep him,' Solskjaer says Manchester United are eager to keep Cavani for second season
Edinson Cavani arrived at Old Trafford as a free agent last October on a deal until the end of the campaign, with the option of a further year.
It was Son's role in a first-half goal by Cavani that was ruled out after a VAR review that sparked a war of words between Solskjaer and his predecessor at Old Trafford.