Solskjaer promises a very attacking-minded United

The Manchester United manager knows his team needs a lot of goals to advance to the next round of the UEFA Champions League.

French Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) went to Old Trafford to defeat Manchester United 2-0 in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League Round of 16.

And now the English Premier League team needs goals in order to advance to the next round.

This is why Red Devils manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has promised his team will be focused on the attack.

“We can’t write games off, we’ve been fantastic away from home,” Solskjaer was quoted by Spanish media outlet As.

“We’re not going to go out without giving a fight.”

“We’re going to go out there and enjoy the game,” he added.

“We know it’s a difficult place to come and they played really well at Old Trafford, so it’s a great challenge for our players to go out there and show what they can do.”

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“We’d rather win 4-2 than try to get a 2-0. We’ve got to get to half-time better off than we are now. If you can get to 1-0 at half-time then anything can happen in the second half,” he commented.

“Against PSG, in the last 20 minutes, I know they were 2-0 up so they were happy, but I thought we held our own and Victor [Lindelof] back there marshalled the troops, so we can go there and score a goal and make it chaotic in the last 15 or 20 minutes.”

“He’s a big, big plus. His performances have risen and really improved. He’s playing more on the left side; he started really well on the right side with Phil Jones, now Chris Smalling has come in and done really well, so he has loads of partners to play with,” he continued.

“I think he’s easy to play with for the other centre-backs because he’s so reliable.”


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