first_img Loading… Asked specifically what the issue was with the ball, Solskjaer explained: ‘It’s just different, and difficult to play with. Get one and try. ‘It’s the same for the two teams, of course, but the conditions weren’t nice, the wind and the rain. ‘But anyway, strange goals for both teams. Their throw-in we scored from, and then a long kick just straight through the middle. So lack of concentration from both teams there.’ It was a miserable night in Belgium with both teams struggling Read Also: Europa League: Dennis, Martial net as Man United battle FC Brugge to draw Solskjaer reiterated his issue with the ball when speaking to MUTV, saying: ‘It was difficult conditions out there. It was almost like an AstroTurf, it was bouncing, the ball is very, very quick and lively. So anything can happen.’ Club Brugge boss Philippe Clement disagreed with Solskjaer’s assessment, saying: ‘We get the balls from UEFA, so it’s not our ball. In the Europa League games it’s the same balls, so I don’t see a problem with that.’ FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has criticised the Europa League ball and says it exacerbated the already testing conditions as Manchester United laboured to a 1-1 draw against Club Brugge. The Red Devils will take an away goal back to Old Trafford next week thanks to Anthony Martial, who capitalised on a mistake from the hosts to cancel out Emmanuel Dennis’ early opener on Thursday night. The Norwegian coach wasn’t best pleased with the conditions in Belgium United struggled to click offensively and looked sloppy at the back for much of the match, though Solskjaer felt that was a consequence of the wet and windy conditions as well as the ‘difficult’ ball. Asked for his thoughts on the game, Solskjaer said: ‘It was a difficult game against a well-organised team in difficult conditions, so I don’t think it was one of the best games anyone has seen. Martial grabbed a crucial away goal for Man United in Belgium ‘Bit sloppy concentration-wise, but the conditions with the pitch and the ball makes it hard. I think if you ask any player that doesn’t help when you want to play football.’center_img Promoted ContentYou’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of AnimeA Soviet Shot Put Thrower’s Record Hasn’t Been Beaten To This Day6 Ridiculous Health Myths That Are Actually True5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read MoreCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable Way8 Weird Facts About Coffee That Will Surprise YouBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever MadePlaying Games For Hours Can Do This To Your BodyCan Playing Too Many Video Games Hurt Your Body?No Good Disney Role Models For Boys?2020 Tattoo Trends: Here’s What You’ll See This Yearlast_img

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