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4 Tactical Decisions Solskjaer Made that Resulted in United Storming Roma

Solskjaer might not be the pep Guardiola type of Manager that can bring out impossible Tactics and grind results from it, nevertheless Solskjaer made a tactical stance that resulted in United coming down from 2 goals down to win Roma with a 6-2 margin.

One could easily term the victory as a result of individual Brilliance but ole Gunnar Solskjaer made some nice Tactical setup that got Manchester United that basic building block to grind roma.

What Did Solskjaer do to Change the Game?

  • Perfect and on point Starting XI

First few minutes into the first half the players were unable to gel or Understand what Solskjaer needed from them, so Roma used that opportunity to hit Manchester United unaware with 2 goals.

As soon as the players got what the Manager wanted from them they had total control of the game.

Pogba held the ball strong, Fernandes was clinical and creative same as cavani who Displayed that magic he showed while at Psg before Manchester United got him on a free Transfer.

  • Courage to Attack while being on the losing side

Many managers would have resulted to Defending so as to prevent Roma from scoring much and Maybe getting a goal from a quick counter with the hope of finishing the game in the second leg of the tie.

Solskjaer was bold enough to go full strength attack and that paid him well as he demolished Roma in a 6-2 thriller.

  • Trusting Shaw for Telles

While the Portuguese has Been a revelation for Manchester United, Luke shaw have been what one can term as consistent, ole Gunnar Solskjaer trusting him to deliver even during the early minutes of the game where he looked so disorganized.

Ole trust in him was vital in providing the attackers with the needed Crosses to create something on.

  • Cavani for Martial

While Anthony Martial had his best scoring season last season where he scored 23 goals and made 12 assists in 48 appearances, Martial has been a shadow of himself this season and ole decision to start Cavani over him yesterday proved to be worth it as cavani Scored 2 goals and made 2 assists.