Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admitted it was ‘not the best cup recreation’ however felt his Manchester United aspect deserved their place within the FA Cup quarter-final.
It was not a basic cup tie by any stretch as United progressed in opposition to West Ham due to a Scott McTominay objective in extra-time.
It was the seventh consecutive season that the Pink Devils have reached the final eight of the competitors as Solskjaer appears to safe a primary piece of silverware as supervisor.
“Not the best cup recreation,” he informed talkSPORT after the ultimate whistle. “There was nerves within the recreation however I assumed we dominated possession-wise, shots-wise.
“We stored them away from our objective very well. We all know the specter of Soucek and their set performs, so I felt we deserved to undergo.
“We didn’t actually hit the very best degree we are able to however I believe we’re nicely price our place within the subsequent spherical.”
McTominay netted his seventh objective of the season and his third within the house of seven days at Outdated Trafford on Tuesday night time.
The Scotland worldwide got here on as a second half substitute and made a telling contribution.
Solskjaer mentioned: “He’s a clear striker of the ball. He was once a striker when he was a child and you may see that. He finishes with authority and there’s no messing. He simply hits the ball cleanly and tries to make the goalkeeper make a save.
“Superb response. It was a great lay-off by Marcus however he nonetheless has rather a lot to do.
“Scotty scored the successful objective, that’s very important. Bruno got here on and scored the successful objective within the final recreation.
“We have now an enormous and robust squad. Many bought minutes tonight so it’s a great night time for us.”
Solskjaer was happy with the response from his gamers following the frustration of conceding a late equaliser to Everton within the Premier League on the weekend.
He added: “It was an enormous one for the mentality. There’s no hiding whenever you concede within the 94th minute like we did it’s a kick within the face. They’ve carried out very well, reset their brains and mentality was good at this time.”