Cardiff sit just one place and one point above Fulham in the league standings, still three points behind 17th-placed West Brom.
Targeting a vital victory, Solskjaer said it will be a challenge to shrug off the effect of the midweek international friendly fixture schedule.
"It's a winnable game, against a team in the same situation as us," he said.
"It will be two teams that have to go out there and try to win the game. A draw would be no good for either of us, so I think you will see some positive football from both sides.
"We've got the international break now, but we've got to keep minds on Saturday."
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