Solskjaer Defends Man Utd Penalty System

By Daily Sports on August 20, 2019

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Rui Patricio’s stop against the Frenchman cost United two points but their manager says he and Marcus Rashford will continue as designated takers.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has attempted to quell a potential storm around Manchester United’s missed spot-kick in the 1-1 draw at Wolves on Monday night, stating that Paul Pogba and Marcus Rashford are both designated penalty takers.

Anthony Martial’s first-half goal was cancelled out in style by Ruben Neves before Pogba won a spot-kick after a fine dribble into the area.

Pogba and Rashford conversed before it was taken, as they had done before Rashford scored against Chelsea in United’s previous game. The Frenchman stepped up but his powerful effort was well stopped by Wolves keeper Rui Patricio.

“Of course, we get a penalty where normally we can get another two points and score that one but sometimes the keeper makes a good save,” Solskjaer told Sky Sports .

“The two of them [Rashford and Pogba] are designated penalty shooters and it’s up to them there and then who feels like ‘this is mine’.

“Sometimes players just feel that they’re confident to score. Paul’s scored so many for us and today Patricio made a good save.

When asked if he would make a change, he said: “No. Not at all. The two of them have been very confident before.

“Of course, last week Marcus scored a goal and I’m sure this week he would have loved to but Paul was confident and I like players with confidence and the feeling of ‘I can do this’.”

Beyond the penalty, Solskjaer would have seen reasons for optimism and areas for improvement in what was a hugely entertaining game of football. (Goal)

•Photo shows Ole Gunnar Solksjaer

Source Daily Sports

Posted August 20, 2019


 

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