#3 Tactical Gameplay
His initial five matches were rejected as simple; Manchester United was relied upon to win those matches. Solskjaer’s first test came at Tottenham, against the virtuoso of a man reputed to be the leader for the changeless activity at Manchester United. Mauricio Pochettino was relied upon to assume control at Old Trafford in the mid year, be that as it may, Solskjaer did his adversary no favors on the night.
Unite’s success over Spurs, at their experience, was a strategic masterclass from Solskjaer, who kept his fullbacks minimized and utilized the speed in his group to mount a counter-assaulting brand of football reminiscent of the Old Manchester United. It was the first run through the Norwegian’s strategic capacities went to the fore at United.
It remains to be seen how much longer can Ole Gunner Solskjaer maintain United’s incredible run of form but he has already changed the shape of Manchester United on and off the pitch since he took over. The performance of United and victory against Tottenham last night depicts the impact of Solskjaer and points to the question regarding the permanent appointment of the interim manager.
Manchester United’s performance against Spurs surely gave a glimpse of the potential and tactical brain of Solskjaer. It was surely his first big test and Solskjaer’s United took the attack to the opposition’s door from the first minute.
Paul Pogba was mercurial in the first half, who pulled the strings and dominated the midfield. The speed and mobility with Lingard, Martial and Rashford were breathtaking and resonated the flamboyance of Manchester United. The second half was pure pleasure for United fans as David De Gea’s extraterrestrial saves kept the likes of Harry Kane from scoring on multiple occasions.
Despite the individual good form and brilliance of the players, the baby faced tactician showed what he can bring into the club. His well thought out plan of making Jesse Lingard his sole striker worked for an hour and it is crystal clear that Paul Pogba’s world-class displays are a result of Ole Gunner Solskjaer giving him more freedom.
Right away, he had surpassed the Argentinean as the leader for the activity. Be that as it may, an apparently greater test anticipated against Arsenal, in the FA Cup, at the Emirates. By and by, Solskjaer hinted at a splendid footballing mind, planning another great success. He utilized Arsenal’s assaulting football as a chance, abusing the spaces abandoned and gaining by the counter-assault.
The Norwegian has shown an incredible comprehension of the strategic side of the diversion up until this point, be that as it may, greatest tests anticipate him, particularly in the Champions League. Be that as it may, by the look of things, Solskjaer has the characteristics to prevail over the long haul.
For the next reason as to why the upper administration at Old Trafford should appoint him as the permanent manager, move on to the next page!