Manchester United -history. The Norwegian was a whole chapter devoted even before he was appointed the club manager.
And the event tonight, no matter what, not a fan of his gratitude toward him the least.
Solskjaer led united's, barcelona's home field to fight for a place in the Champions league semi-final. The catalans lead the opening movement after the 1-0, but it does not prevent punapaitoja from dreaming.
– We all use previous experiences as the basis for how to mirror our upcoming events, Barcelona-mr Ernesto Valverde said in Monday's press conference.
the basque coach know exactly what experience he was referring to. Almost to the day 20 years ago Solskjaer was walking at the Camp Nou grass, trying to save the Champions league -the toilet United.
strong Bayern Munich lead the final Mario Baslerin paint, when Norwegian striker from the field 81. minutes.
Ten minutes later, another exchange man Teddy Sheringham equalized the match. Solskjaer didn't even go congratulate to the tip of my partner. He was prepared to solve the match in overtime.
It was never played.in a Dramatic end to
Only moments after smoothing the David Beckham once again a corner kick. This time Sheringham continued the ball to the back post, where Solskjaer instinctively raised it to paint the ceiling.
Referee Pierluigi Collina had to raise the grass surface collapse in the Bayern-players yet to start. Defense Sammy Kuffour beat inconsolably his fist on the grass surface.
the Stadium is the same. The situation is the same. I only have a corner kick and a free man the back post.
it Seems that fate had meant for this to happen.
– I Believe that we must seek our own destiny. It's not written in the stars, not us and not the united states, Valverde continued.
Barcelona is a huge favorite just for the player material. The opening movement profit just below the line of the visiting team challenge.
– They have won three of the four Champions league away matches this season. Some of them even very last moment paint. We have to be careful.full Circle
two hours later, Solskjaer walked the Camp Nou press room. Norwegian was reminded that, before that, Bayern Munich -final, he had sent a message to their friends with the promise of ”something special”.
It has now been 20 years. I played with the number 20. And that was the first and only time I've been there the grass, the United manager started.
– a Lot of emotions, fantastic memories, but I don't think about the past. I will just concentrate on the game and the fact that we perform better than in the opening movement.
United had indeed sail in a week ago. Despite barcelon below is just a one-goal lead. PSG applicant in the previous round 2-0-away win at Old trafford evening.
Still, United went on the shortlist.
That memory to help players. We, as a team, we know that we can still turn a match pair. We believe in it. We must do all we can to be most concentrated in and use the situation to our advantage.
Often want to see in 20 years, and the game number in the 20 something magical. The circle closes Tuesday night – was the result, then whatever.
– That the finale shows that anything can happen in football. If we are able to keep your paint clean, we are in the game. And we're bigger than they are, we can make the paint special situations, Solskjaer fell.
– I don't mind, even if the handicap should be 93. minutes.
the Manager denied, however, that he would drop the semi-place fate.
I Believe that in sports you get just what you deserve. To get to the shortlist, we have to occur so that we deserve it.Juve strong
Tonight the second semi-finals to Juventus hosted by Ajax. The solution I can go 1-1 situation, what gives guests the paint-scale benefits to the host.
– That result does not mean anything anymore. It is at once a cross -match, and we have to play with the same attitude as Atléticoa (previous round) against Juventus-the pilot Massimiliano Allegri said.
– We must respect Ajax.
Bayern-players glee changed epäuskoksi, after the Champions league victory ran away in an instant in 1999. In The Foreground Sammy Kuffour. AOP