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Solskjaer shrugs off Man Utd clash between Lindelof and Fernandes

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer had no problem with the heated exchange between Bruno Fernandes and Victor Lindelof during last night's Europa League semifinal defeat to Sevilla.

Luuk de Jong scored a late winner in Sunday's semi-final.

Though many were at fault for the goal, Lindelof received a the majority of the blame as he was unable to deal with the cross which De Jong latched onto.

After the ball hit the back of the net, tempers flared as United's goalscorer Fernandes argued with Lindelof - and cameras appeared to show the latter aiming an expletive slur at his teammate.

Commenting on the heated on-pitch interaction, United boss Solskjaer said he welcomes it when his players "put others to account".

“It was a disappointing goal to give away because we were on the counter-attack," said the Norwegian after the match.

“Antho [Anthony Martial] gets brought down and how he [the Sevilla player] has not been booked, I don't know. But the ball keeps on playing, we work to keep it in and then we lose the ball.

“Maybe it's a disappointing goal to concede, and I want those players to be accountable and to put others to account.

"Then again, the cross got deflected so Brandon was a bit unlucky, Victor just got caught with the ball looping over him after that deflection. So I think it was just a bit of frustration that took the boys."


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