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Sport Ole Gunnar Solskjaer thrilled as match-winner Mason Greenwood shows no fear on main stage

10:05  20 september  2019
10:05  20 september  2019 Source:   uk.sports.yahoo.com

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was not surprised to see Mason Greenwood get his first Manchester United goal in the 1-0 victory over Astana. Greenwood spared United’s blushes against the Kazakhstan champions, firing in a low finish with 16 minutes of the Europa League opener left - his first senior goal

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was not surprised to see Mason Greenwood get his first Manchester United goal in the 1-0 victory over Astana.

a group of football players posing for a picture: Soccer Football - Europa League - Group L - Manchester United v Astana - Old Trafford, Manchester, Britain - September 19, 2019 Manchester United's Angel Gomes, Tahith Chong and Mason Greenwood lined up before the match  REUTERS/Andrew Yates Soccer Football - Europa League - Group L - Manchester United v Astana - Old Trafford, Manchester, Britain - September 19, 2019 Manchester United's Angel Gomes, Tahith Chong and Mason Greenwood lined up before the match REUTERS/Andrew Yates

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was not surprised to see Mason Greenwood get his first Manchester United goal in the 1-0 victory over Astana.

Greenwood spared United’s blushes against the Kazakhstan champions, firing in a low finish with 16 minutes of the Europa League opener left - his first senior goal on just his second start

Solskjaer hailed the 17-year-old’s finishing before the clash and thinks his youngsters - Tahith Chong and Angel Gomes also started - will only get better with more games.

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was not surprised to see Mason Greenwood get his first Manchester United goal in the 1-0 victory over Astana.

Ole Gunnar Solskjær KSO (Norwegian pronunciation: [ˈuːlə ˈɡʉnːɑr ²suːlʂær] (listen); born 26 February 1973) is a Norwegian professional football manager and former player.

“We always know that in and around the box he’s one of the best finishers we have got,” Solskjaer said.

“I’m happy he got his goal. I’m sure he’ll go home tonight and be happy he got that.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wearing a suit and tie talking on a cell phone: Soccer Football - Europa League - Group L - Manchester United v Astana - Old Trafford, Manchester, Britain - September 19, 2019 Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer before the match  Action Images via Reuters/Jason Cairnduff © Provided by Oath Inc. Soccer Football - Europa League - Group L - Manchester United v Astana - Old Trafford, Manchester, Britain - September 19, 2019 Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer before the match Action Images via Reuters/Jason Cairnduff

“We think today was a great opportunity for them. We wouldn’t thrown them in if we didn’t feel they were ready. You can still see they need game-time. You get that rhythm if you do play every week. Some of them will feature again next week against Rochdale.

He added: "If you want to make it as a Man Utd player you need to handle the fans. Mason won the game for us. Angel [Gomes] did well and [Tahith] Chong showed glimpses.”

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Mason Greenwood will be one of the Manchester United youngsters thrown into Europa League action at Old Trafford on Thursday night against Astana. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has confirmed Mason Greenwood will start against Astana on Thursday. Defender Axel Tuanzebe will start for the Red

Nemanja Matic hailed the club for giving youngsters a chance, something that is likely to continue with a smaller squad than in previous years and a manager desperate for academy products to succeed.

"It is good for the young players to have the opportunity to play these games. They have to use that, work hard and get more chances,” Matic explained.

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"It is great the club give them the chance. I am happy for them. They are young and want to prove they deserve to wear the shirt. They are the future of the club."

Solskjaer did concede that United made it hard for themselves though, adding: “We made it hard for ourselves. Games like these, you want to make sure you win the game in the first 20 minutes and you can enjoy it.

"You could see some of our lads needed games but it's pleasing we got the three points.

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