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Man Utd news: Rio Ferdinand defends Solskjaer’s subs in Young Boys loss

By   /  September 15, 2021  /  Comments Off on Man Utd news: Rio Ferdinand defends Solskjaer’s subs in Young Boys loss

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The Norwegian set up very defensively after being reduced to 10 men (Pictures: BT Sport / Getty)

Rio Ferdinand has defended Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s defence-minded substitutes in Manchester United’s Champions League defeat to Young Boys and rejected comparisons with Chelsea’s performance at Anfield with 10 men.

The Red Devils took an early lead in Bern through Cristiano Ronaldo but the match flipped on its head when Aaron Wan-Bissaka was shown a red card, with the United boss bringing on two defenders and switching to a back five to try and see out the match.

But United were pinned back for most of the second half and conceded twice, losing 2-1, and Solskjaer has faced significant criticism for the negative approach he…



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