EPL: What Solskjaer Said About Rashford, Pogba After Wolves Draw


Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has refused to blame either Marcus Rashford or Paul Pogba following the penalty miss that overshadowed the 1-1 draw with Wolverhampton Wanderers on Monday night.

Solskjaer spoke to Sky Sports after the game.

According to him, the two players are the designated penalty takers and it’s up to them to decide who takes the penalty whenever the Red Devils are awarded a spot-kick.

Paul Pogba and Marcus Rashford were at the centre of the drama as Manchester United missed a second half penalty against Wolves.

The penalty miss was crucial to the outcome of the game which ended with the two teams earning a share of the spoils.

Manchester United took the lead in the first half through Anthony Martial who has now scored two goals in the first two league games of the new campaign.

Wolves equalized in the second half of the game after a moment of brilliance from midfielder Ruben Neves.

Visitors Manchester United had the opportunity to take the maximum points in the second half when Wolves skipper Conor Coady brought down Paul Pogba in the box.

Rashford and Pogba had a conversation about the penalty before the latter stepped up to miss from the spot.


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