& # 39; We got away with it & # 39 ;: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admits that Manchester United was lucky enough to beat West Ham

& # 39; We got away with it & # 39 ;: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admits that Manchester United was lucky enough to get all three points, as they abandoned resilient West Ham

  • Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admitted that his side got away with it after he beat West Ham
  • Paul Pogba scored two penalties on Saturday to watch West Ham on Old Trafford
  • The win ensures that Manchester United is within two points of the top four
  • Solskjaer believes his party was lucky enough to score one point, let alone three

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admitted that his party got away with & # 39; after two penalties from Paul Pogba helped against the backlash of West Ham on Old Trafford on Saturday.

United moved within two points of the top four, but those present will know how the good side of Solskjaer has secured a point, let alone three.

Felipe Anderson wrongly saw an early opener excluded from offside, but the Brazilian destroyed Pogba & controversially awarded penalty shortly after the break when the Hammers took advantage of David De Gea's poor throw.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admitted that his party got away with & # 39; in the win over West Ham

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admitted that his party got away with & # 39; in the win over West Ham

The United keeper made good when Manuel Pellegrini's men ventured a winner and produced an excellent one-handed rescue by Michail Antonio shortly after the West Ham substitute rattled the goal board.

Nevertheless, the visitors returned empty-handed after Pogba had defeated his second spot kick to continue United & # 39; s top-four attack on an evening that disturbed Solskjaer's performance. & # 39; We got away with it, & # 39; he said.

Paul Pogba scored two penalties on Saturday to defeat the Hammers at Old Trafford

Paul Pogba scored two penalties on Saturday to defeat the Hammers at Old Trafford

Paul Pogba scored two penalties on Saturday to defeat the Hammers at Old Trafford

& # 39; It's not easy because we played on Wednesday [1-0 defeat by Barcelona] and we have made a few changes.

& # 39; They earned their goals, but we can have a good goalie.

& # 39; Of course we also have a competition on Tuesday evening [return leg in Barcelona] which may have played in the mind of the player, but I am not sure why we played last Wednesday and then we will play next Tuesday. That is my small complaint against Uefa. & # 39;

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