- Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has opened up on why he subbed Alexis Sanchez in Leicester City win
- Manchester United forward Alexis Sanchez was replaced by Anthony Martial
- Marcus Rashford netted an early goal that later proved handy for United to extend their unbeaten run
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Man United interim boss has revealed why he substituted Alexis Sanchez during the slim win over Leicester City at King Power Stadium, admitting he was satisfied with the Chilean performance.
According to Metro report citing Sky Sports sources, the Red Devils interim boss insists the former Arsenal forward is on the right course as he was ‘improving all the time’.
Marcus Rashford netted an early goal that later proved handy to see the Foxes and extend United’s unbeaten run under the Norwegian to ten matches.
Sanchez started the game from the blasts of the first whistle did not make an positive impact until he was replaced by Anthony Martial with over half an hour left on the clock.
“I thought he did well.
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“But we had to change the game, he’s sharp, we can get him in, he worked really, really well defensively.
“We never created chances for him. But he’s coming. He’s improving all the time,” Solskjaer was quoted as saying to Sky Sports.
Reacting on the club’s performance on the day, Solskjaer, who has not suffered any defeat since replacing Jose Mourinho in December said: “Our attitude was spot on. There are a couple of bruised noses and knees.
‘”It is supposed to be like this. There are three points on the line. Our lads sacrificed everything they had.
“They know they can do better than this but a clean sheet is always a foundation to build on,” he summed up.
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Manchester United defeated Leicester City 1-0 in Premier League tie on Sunday, February 3, to continue their impressive performance under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
Englishman Marcus Rashford scored the only goal that gave Manchester United the maximum three points at the King Power Stadium.
Leicester City started the match on a good note, but they would have themselves to blame for not scoring in the 5th minute through Jamie Vardy.
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