Ole Gunnar Solskjaer questions Manchester United gamers’ mentality after dramatic Brighton win


Ole Gunnar Solskjaer appeared to query the will of his Manchester United gamers after their dramatic 3-2 win over Brighton.

The Pink Devils wanted a 100th-minute penalty, which was transformed by Bruno Fernandes, to safe their first Premier League win of the season.

Solskjaer (left) was unimpressed along with his facet’s first-half efficiency
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Brighton thought they’d acquired a deserved level – after hitting the woodwork FIVE instances in the course of the match – when Solly March headed in an equaliser from shut vary within the 95th minute.

Nevertheless, Harry Maguire’s header hit Neal Maupay’s arm, and after Chris Kavanagh checked his pitchside monitor, a penalty was awarded as Fernandes opened his account for the season.

It was harsh on Brighton, who had 18 pictures on objective to United’s seven.

Requested in regards to the Seagulls’ dominance, Solskjaer informed talkSPORT: “You’ve acquired to be sincere sufficient to say they created possibilities.

“I feel it was 50-50 ish possession clever. However they created extra possibilities than us, positively, and large possibilities.

“Crossbar, posts, David [de Gea] had a improbable save, we had been beneath stress, however generally that’s the recreation. You’re beneath stress.

Fernandes’ late, late penalty received it for Man United
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“We defended okay, however there have been a few moments we didn’t defend nicely sufficient they usually scored the 2 targets.”

Maupay had given Brighton a 40th-minute lead from the spot, earlier than a Lewis Dunk personal objective ensured the sport was degree at half-time.

Marcus Rashford put United in entrance within the 55th-minute, earlier than the injury-time drama occurred.

Solskjaer was annoyed his group didn’t get going till Maupay’s opener.

He added: “The primary 35, 40 minutes, they’d the bulk [of chances] and we didn’t begin till they scored.


“All of a sudden, you see gamers going ahead, operating, successful tackles, successful headers.

“You don’t win any recreation within the Premier League should you don’t win a sort out, should you don’t try a sort out, should you don’t try a 50-50.

“In order that’s one thing we have to study rapidly.”