Pochettino dismisses talk of tactical duel with Solskjaer

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer went in to the match looking to maintain his ideal record having won all five of his matches in all competitions since replacing Jose Mourinho as United manager last month.

'I'm incredibly proud to be the England manager and I have the opportunity to lead England into a European Championship where so numerous matches are at Wembley.

Asked last month by Sky how he might respond to an offer to take charge of a major club, the England boss responded: 'Well, I think at the moment that's very easy because I don't have anything to consider.

"We dominated in the first half but we didn't organise ourselves well when we lost Moussa Sissoko and that is how we conceded the goal". They may still be six points behind Chelsea, who beat Newcastle United 2-1 yesterday, but United have closed the gap to Spurs to seven points and it has forced the bookmakers to slash United's odds for a top-four finish.

If it wasn't already abundantly clear, Pogba is far happier playing under Solskjaer than he was Mourinho. We know how to keep the ball, make some chances.

The FA are confident Gareth Southgate will not break his contract if he is offered the opportunity to take charge at Manchester United.

Bernard Tomic's freakish underarm serve on match point to defeat Nick Kyrgios
To his credit, Kyrgios took the incident in good spirits and grinned as he walked to the net to congratulate Tomic on his win. However, Tomic finished the 2018 season on good terms as he won the Chengdu Open file and returned to the top-100.

Rashford said: "Today it was about the keeper, the amount of saves he made is tremendous."
Solskjaer has used Pogba in a more attacking role, giving him greater freedom to express himself, and has been rewarded with a series of match-winning performances. "It was really hard playing in the system we used to play".

"He is the best goalkeeper in the world, I have said it many times". Defending is not my best attribute.

"I'm enjoying playing football", he began.

With the in-form South Korean Son Heung-min playing his last match before heading off to the Asia Cup, the last thing Pochettino needed was the sight of Kane hobbling off the pitch after being clattered by United's Phil Jones late on. That's where we improve and progress. "We hope it's not a big issue, but if it is, it is a big problem for us".

"That's what the manager [Solskjaer] told me to do; run, get in the box, because you will score goals if you get in the box". We knew it would be very hard, we knew we could hurt them on the counter.

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