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Solskjaer hails his Man Utd players after 'brutal' Spurs defeat

Manchester United boss Ole Gunner Solskjaer has praised his players for bouncing back from their 6-1 home humiliation by Tottenham.

The 6-1 thrashing at the start of this month was United's joint heaviest Premier League defeat, but Solskjaer's side have fought back with wins over Newcastle, Paris Saint-Germain and RB Leipzig as well as a draw with Chelsea.

"I think any result as brutal as a 6-1 would have to get a response and, of course, it has been dealt with internally," said Solskjaer.

"We've tweaked a couple of things. We've got players fit and I think the manner of defeat wasn't something that we should ever have to be confronted with again.

"Then again, things happen in football these days but the response has been fantastic. That's what I'm concerned about because we wanted to finish that off as soon as we could and just move forward."

He continued: "The truth is that we were not in shape before the international break. Now we are fit and we are sharp and it has only gotten better and better.

"We are always working to be stable, and I think we have been stable ever since February. We've lost one of the last eight, which I think is pretty consistent."

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