Red Devils put an end to their winning run since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s appointment as they had a 2-2 draw against Burnley. Because of Andreas Pereora’s mistake Burnley went ahead when he was robbed by Jack Cork, who played in Ashley Barnes to fire home.
However, United head coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has refused to blame Andreas Pereira for his mistake as he believes Pereira will be strong player for it.
Asked if he regretted playing Pereira, who came in for Ander Herrera, Solskjaer said: “No. It was the right decision to make. We had a couple of niggles and unfortunately he’s involved in the first goal but that’s the whole team. We played our way into trouble there. Instead of starting off with a forward pass we played it back to the keeper so that’s just another thing we have to learn from.”
He went into greater detail with MUTV, saying: “It’s a learning process every game you play, and for me as well learning about the players when we went 1-0 down, and then 2-0 down, but we still came back to get a point which was brilliant. Andreas will be better off for having this experience so no problem about that.”
Solskjaer added: “I thought we could have got the third as well as, we could have, there was a nice block on either Alexis [Sanchez] or Marcus [Rashford], I can’t remember. You never give up, that’s just the DNA here. Disappointed not to get the three points but fantastically happy with the comeback.”