United produced 60 minutes of pure, uncut Ole-ball and then: enter gloveman | Barney Ronay

By | 13th January 2019

Manchester United’s win over Spurs gave us a glimpse of that babyfaced tactical brain and a demonstration of the gifts of his genius-level lime green octopus of a goalkeeper

No doubt someone somewhere will bring up Napoleon’s line about a good general being a lucky one, in the wake of this fun, helter-skelter, ultimately rather frantic 1-0 defeat of Tottenham.

Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s limber-looking Manchester United did have their share of fortune too, in the course of a game that saw United attack with elan for an hour, and collapse into a state of dogged near-exhaustion by the end.

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This post written by Barney Ronay at Wembley originally appeared on Football | The Guardian. Read the full post here.

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