Man United march into top 4 after defeating Fulham

Man United march into top 4 after defeating Fulham

Jones said: "I am delighted to have signed a new contract".

France star Pogba boosted his tally to eight Premier League goals under United's interim manager, who has now won 10 of his 11 matches in charge in all competitions.

"It was a great finish [for the] first one".

After the win at Craven Cottage, Solskjaer said: "It's a tough place to come to and we gave them the first ten minutes - we played into their hands. But we've got Liverpool, we've got (Manchester) City (still to play), so we might have a say in what's happening at the top of the table", he said.

Just after the hour-mark, Pogba would score again, this time from the penalty spot after Juan Mata was fouled in the box by Maxime Le Marchand, a player who had a game to forget. I remember Cristiano Ronaldo scoring a goal over the far side some years ago that wasn't too dissimilar - this is equally as brilliant.

The victory lifts United into the Premier League top four for the first time since the opening weekend of the season - having been 11 points adrift when Solskjaer replaced Jose Mourinho in December. But we put in a good performance as a team. This game was really important.

Manchester United have made the right wing position one of their top priorities ahead of the summer's transfer window.

"Let's hope we can stay there and go higher". He continually searched for space and there was plenty to be found against a ponderous, confidence-sapped Fulham whose own fans questioned whether their manager Claudio Ranieri knew what he was doing. We conceded the counter-attack, and at that point it was more hard. "First, it seemed very hard for us to reach the Champions League places in the Premier League and we are already there. So many. We must concentrate and be strong, positive, show our personality during all the match".

But luck was not on their side at all, with Ryan Babel somehow managing to miss a golden opportunity from barely two feet out in the closing minutes, sending Joe Bryan's cross onto the post and out.

"When you play against champions, you have to stay calm, don't lose your composure".

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