Solskjaer defends Van de Beek after Man Utd beat West Ham

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists Donny van de Beek “played very well” as Man Utd beat West Ham within the FA Cup on Tuesday night time.

After seeing victory ripped from their grip with the last kick of the ball on Saturday, the Red Devils produced a optimistic response to that A irritating 3-3 Premier League sport against Everton.

Man Utd needed to dig deep against former manager David Moyes’ West Ham side, with substitute Scott McTominay assembly Marcus Rashford’s fantastic dismissal with a knock-on strike to safe a 1-0 victory in further time.


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Solskjaer made six adjustments for Tuesday’s fifth-round tie, then made 5 substitutions to rock his side’s tight sport.

A kind of substitutes was Van de Beek, who was taken off work at 73 minutes, with the Dutchman face criticism for failing to make an influence on the sport.

Nonetheless, Solskjaer thought Van de Beek had sport, he said: “I assumed the primary half for us and Donny played really well. We created the locations we needed to and it was a part of that.

“He did his job really well, he was clear and tidy, he had a half chance when Alex pulled the ball back to him. After all, the second half of the entire team collapsed just a little and we needed to make a number of adjustments. ”

On his side’s general performance, Solskjaer added: “After all going by way of it’s all the time the primary factor within the cup.

“And we bounced back after the disappointing last kick of the ball the day earlier than, so happy with the mentality, how they’re resetting their perspective and we’re optimistic about getting by way of.

“I feel the players noticed the sport out really well. We’re getting stronger and fitter. ”

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