Fulham - Manchester United 0-3
MANCHESTER (Dagbladet): Ole Gunnar Solskjær made six changes to the team that beat Leicester 1-0 last, but was still a solid resulat from Craven Cottage.
the Norwegian believes it was not a risky approach to make so many replacements.
It would have been risky to use the same eleven players we used last battle. It's about using the squad. If we are to be successful as a team this season, must all contribute. Everyone in the squad knows that they must contribute. If it is now, next week or the week after, so you need to be ready when you get the chance. When I played, the insured is always the manager that when you are a part of this squad, you are important to us, " says Solskjær to the Newspaper.
Thus, it was fullklaff for Solskjær, who now can muster a rested crew against PSG in the important Champions League match on Tuesday. 45-year-old believed it was perfect preparation.
- Yes, I want to say it. This is a tough place to get to. We gave away the first ten minutes, we made it easy for them. They had some counter-attacks and attempts in the box a few times. After we scored the first goal, we played fantastic in the 80 minutes, " says Solskjær.
The reds have only conceded one goal away from home in the league at five games under Solskjær (1-5 against Cardiff). It has given four straight matches on the go without going backwards. It was also the sixth straight victory away from home in all tournaments.Began to laugh
Manchester United possess at the moment the all-important fourth place, the red fort will remain on also after the round, in front of Chelsea.
Football has become such, that fourth place is a great thing. There are so many games left to play, we must look forward, for the next league game is against Liverpool. We must ensure that we remain among the top 4. We will make it if we get some help, " says Solskjær, knowing that Chelsea face Manchester City at the Etihad in the morning.
When Solskjær took over was Manchester United are eleven points behind fourth place. After the Fulham match, it was eleven points up to ligaledelse. When Solskjær was asked if he could bring in the lead also, he had to pull a smile on his face and laugh.
- No, it is not. It is too far ahead to the teams in front. We meet Liverpool and we meet the City, so we might have a word to say in what happens in the top of the table, " says Solskjær.
Liverpool had not played against Bournemouth at this time, a match that was played two and a half hours afterwards.- Speaks for itself
That the fans have pressed nordmanenn to her breast was clearly in London today. "Joe is at the wheel" rang out over the stadium for more than five minutes at a stretch in the second half, and the song was taken up again when the manager and the players left the gressmatta.
Solskjær clapped to thank the turnout while he received the tribute, which he has made a habit of getting after his return to Manchester.
When stamford bridge manager Claudio Ranieri got questions about what he thought about Manchester United under Solskjær, he replied:
- Look at the results. They speak for themselves.United-legend for a new achievement: - Sign him up!