Martial on the bench as Sanchez, Rashford start against Leicester

Manchester United interim boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer with forward Anthony Martial
Anthony Martial has scored 46 goals in 162 appearances for Manchester United
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04 February, 2019

Paul Pogba and Marcus Rashford linked up for a fantastic goal and David de Gea made a couple of outstanding saves as the Red Devils won at Leicester City 1-0 and stayed hot under interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

Solskjaer added that he would be happy to keep advising United's hierarchy on matters such as player transfers even if he did not become permanent manager, saying his knowledge of the club's culture gave him a useful perspective.

United travel to Leicester this weekend knowing they have a chance of climbing back into the top four if results go their way.

"Ole had that click with some players that they are performing at their best", Herrera told ESPN. "We put our bodies on line, blocked a few".

"We need the right intention and the right quality and not to suffer the game and not to show too much respect to this opponent. It was a great defensive performance inside the box".

Didn't make any incredible saves, as most of Leicester City's shots were directed straight at him.

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- Marcus Rashford has scored more goals in all competitions since his debut (42) than any other Manchester United player.

All three have given the impression that a mistake is never far away, although Lindelof proved valuable going forward for United against Burnley, scoring the stoppage-time equaliser that preserved Solskjaer's unbeaten record. He now looks a completely different player to the one who's development halted under Jose Mourinho.

"When I rang the owner and said United had called and that he always knew that this had been my dream, he said: 'Go over, enjoy yourself - and please don't come back, '" Solskjaer told British media ahead of Sunday's match.

The victory moved United onto 48 points, two adrift of Chelsea in fourth place.

- Referee Mike Dean handed out eight yellow cards in this match (four to Leicester, four to Man Utd) - only one Premier League game (Arsenal vs Huddersfield in December) has seen more yellow cards awarded this season (9 yellow cards).


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