UK Manchester United have made a tactical tweak with Paul Pogba last minute news
MetiNews.Com - Paul Pogba has made a resounding return to form for Man United and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has opened up on the tactical tweaks to accommodate him.
Breaking News ! Paul Pogba is playing in a deeper role for Manchester United to partially protect their back four and to maximise Bruno Fernandes's pressing. Pogba has started the last two Premier League games in a midfield axis with Nemanja Matic behind Fernandes in the No.10 role and the attacking trident of Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial, and Mason Greenwood ahead of them. United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer brought Pogba on for his first appearance this calendar year at Tottenham, where he occupied a deep-lying midfield role yet effected the game by winning a second-half penalty that Fernandes converted. Solskjaer named an unchanged league XI for the first time since December at Brighton, where United recorded a second successive 3-0 win in the league. Solskjaer touched upon his settled side's tactical approach after an 11th clean sheet in their last 15. "We know that we're 11 men attacking and 11 men defending," Solskjaer said.
. We know how difficult it is to play against Brighton and we stopped them getting a rhythm.
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"And the screening in front of the back four with Paul and Nemanja is quite big to get past as well, so very happy with the shape and intensity. "You can see with the quality and talent we've got going forward [that] we have a foundation to play from with a good shape, with good pressing, pressing high and with a back four that's used to each other. And David [de Gea] made two tremendous saves today. "To be honest, there are loads of reasons behind the clean sheets but that's the foundation behind any team; to have a shape to start from and the intensity and our defensive work was great.