Date Posted: Saturday 28 December 2019 10:18
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was delighted that Manchester United managed to keep the score blank. 2-0 win over Burnley on Saturday.
From the March Champions League high victory in Paris St Germain to the defeats of Everton, Newcastle and Watford, this will be remembered as a challenging year of transition at Old Trafford.
Much work remains to be done, but United move on to the New Year driven by consecutive victories, with Martial and Rashford scoring at Burnley just 50 hours after the match. comprehensive comeback against Newcastle.
Solskjaer's team could have scored more in Turf Moor, but this was another victory in dominating possession, while they also ended a record 14-game for the club without a Premier League goal.
Solskjaer told BBC Sport: “In the first half, I thought we were very good. We control and dominate. In the second half, of course, there will be a few more incidents in your area because they are throwing the ball in, but with great defenses.
“It's a big difference to get a clean sheet. It's important for us to know that we can also get results, even if if you score one you don't always win, but if we get clear bids, we have a better chance of climbing the table.
“There were many excellent counter attack opportunities. Excellent performance.
“We want to keep up the pace. Two wins now and good response after disappointing game against Watford. We didn't lose a game right after we lost another so happy about it. Good response from the players, they are learning. "