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UCL: Solskjaer Confident Man United Can Edge Barca Over Two Legs

UCL: Solskjaer Confident Man United Can Edge Barca Over Two Legs

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes his team can complete another Champions League comeback at Barcelona in next week’s Champions League quarter-final second leg clash.

The Red Devils overturned a two goal deficit against Paris Saint Germain in the Round of 16 to advance 3-1 on aggregate.

United will head to Camp Nou needing to overturn a 1-0 first-leg quarter-final deficit following Wednesday’s defeat to Barca at Old Trafford. And Solskjaer believes United can do it again.

Luke Shaw’s 12th-minute own goal left United with another uphill battle away from home,

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“Of course, the PSG performance gives us hope and belief that we can do it,” Solskjaer said in his post-match news conference.

“But we know we are playing against probably the favourites and going there will be a challenge.

“It’ll be a greater achievement, winning that one, because of the history of Barcelona, they’re not used to losing at home. But we can do it.

“We know we can carry a goal threat, whether it’s [Romelu] Lukaku, [Marcus] Rashford, [Anthony] Martial, whoever playing up there, we have to provide a bit more ammunition for them.”

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