The Pink Devils moved 3 factors apparent of the Leading League champions with a win at Burnley, environment up Sunday’s clash at Anfield beautifully
Guy Utd boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says this weekend’s trip to Liverpool will be a “great test” of his side’s title ambitions just after Tuesday’s get at Burnley saw them leapfrog their great rivals to the top of the desk.
A 71st-minute strike from Paul Pogba was enough to earn United a gutsy 1- acquire at Turf Moor and put them 3 points apparent at the summit.
It is the first time United have topped the desk at this stage of a season given that Sir Alex Ferguson retired in 2013, increasing hopes of a sustained title obstacle.
Future up is a vacation to Anfield, in which Manchester United haven’t won due to the fact March 2016. Solskjaer, though, claims his facet can go there with self-assurance.
“We are searching forward to it, we enjoy currently being where by we are at any time,” he instructed reporters.
“At the second we are the place we are, we go there figuring out we are playing the ideal group in the country by a mile over the previous year and a 50 %, they are champions by proper.
“We’re hunting forward to it and it can be a terrific take a look at of where we are at from a excellent team.
“We are getting far better and far better. We are almost fifty percent way by means of the year and it is a minimal bit of an sign of the place we’re at, but no person will keep in mind the league table on January 12.”
Reflecting on the Burnley game, Solskjaer claimed he was pleased with the way his aspect confirmed spirit to struggle their way to victory, specifically when some crucial refereeing conclusions went from them in the 1st 50 percent.
“The frustrations were being there for everybody to see and it affected our performances,” additional the Norwegian. “We won’t be able to enable that come about, we have just obtained to acknowledge the moment in a when selections go from us.
“I’d somewhat earn 4- as it’s so significantly a lot more comfy towards the stop. At 1- you have to see out some huge moments and we did. We ended up a bit fortunate, you anticipate that right here at Turf Moor. They place bodies on the box, but we set our head in like Luke [Shaw] did. I am incredibly pleased with the spirit.”