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Solbakken on Man Utd boss Solskjaer: He's relieved; he wouldn't have had fun

FC Copenhagen coach Stale Solbakken admits he had little chance to catch up with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after last night's Europa League defeat to Manchester United.

United scraped into the semifinals via a questionable penalty converted by Bruno Fernandes.

Afterwards, Solbakken told VG: "There's a bit of cynicism. (Anthony) Martial goes down and gets a penalty.

"I did not say much (to Solskjaer), but he was probably a relieved man. I get it. Because it was probably not a fun situation for him, even if he does not want to admit it.

"They had no great chances. We had two or three big ones.

"We are missing a couple of big names and have some players who have not been close to this level before. United played with their 13 best players. We have to take that as a recognition."

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