OLE GUNNAR SOLSKJAER noticed Manchester United hit Leeds for six to get proper within the title combine — then informed his wasteful strikers it ought to have been extra.
Regardless of tearing Marcelo Bielsa’s side apart, a number of probabilities went begging as Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial each drew blanks.
Scott McTominay put an unimaginable efficiency in the course of the win over LeedsCredit score: Getty Photos – Getty
However pissed off boss Solskjaer stated: “It may have been 12-4, it’s that form of recreation.
“I’m very pleased with the best way we created probabilities, the quantity we had, and we had some improbable strikes.
“However, sure, typically you look and suppose, ‘Put the ball within the objective’.
“You possibly can’t be grasping however Marcus, Anthony and Mason Greenwood didn’t get on the scoresheet and we nonetheless scored six.”
Bruno Fernandes additionally grabbed a brace, whereas Victor Lindelof and Dan James added the others.
United had gained solely certainly one of their six Premier League residence matches earlier than this and had mustered simply three targets.
But they had been 3-0 forward inside 20 minutes, with McTominay changing into the primary participant in Premier League historical past to attain twice within the opening three minutes of a match.
The Scot was compelled off late on with a groin damage — however Solskjaer insisted: “He’s a bodily monster.
“He does all his work daily, by no means shirks and will get his rewards along with his health and his technical work.
“He can do all the pieces. He was a striker and he confirmed he is usually a handful in and across the field.
“That power and drive in a derby was essential.”
Solskjaer, celebrating his second anniversary in cost at Outdated Trafford, believes his group are beginning to really feel like United once more.
He added: “I’ve actually loved the 2 years and I loved at present.
“It’s simple to sit down right here now and say it however I’m seeing an increasing number of of a United group that I like.”
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s aspect are third within the desk after 13 video gamesCredit score: Occasions Newspapers Ltd
Leeds ahead Patrick Bamford admitted they let themselves down within the first league assembly of those arch-enemies in virtually 17 years.
He stated: “I’m virtually glad the followers weren’t allowed in to observe that.
“It was powerful. Should you’re an optimistic Leeds fan, you say it may’ve been 6-6 — nevertheless it may’ve been 10-2.”
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