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Cup display delights Solskjaer

26th January 2019, 09:29 by Nick Harris

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has hailed the performance in their FA Cup win over Arsenal on Friday night.

It was a dominant display by United, far more controlled than that of their 1-0 win in the other half of north London at Tottenham a fortnight ago.

Solskjaer was pleased with how his side stepped up their performance and reckons it was the one of the best of his eight-game winning stint.

"It was a massive step forward for us performance-wise. As a team, the structure in the team was miles, miles, miles better compared to Tottenham a couple of weeks ago, where we hung in there and David (de Gea) saved us," he said.

"Today, Sergio (Romero) had a fantastic save at the start of the first half, but our structure was miles, miles, miles better.

"We have been working on that, we need to dig in and defend properly against good teams.

"I am not here to get excited, I am here to keep on improving the team, improving the players and just look to the next game (against Burnley).

"It is a league game, a massive league game for us at home again. Tomorrow we will enjoy sitting back in the chair and enjoy watching the FA Cup."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Nick Harris is a long-standing journalist who specialises in football and rugby league. An avid golfer, Nick also follows the major boxing fights closely.

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