Manchester United Head Coach Ole Gunnar Solskjær has reacted to the controversies surrounding the decision for Bruno Fernades to take the Penalty Kick against Aston Villa despite the presence of Cristiano Ronaldo on the pitch.

Man Utd were stunned at home Against a Resilient Aston Villa Side which proved too strong for the Red Devils to handle. Aston Villa Defeated Manchester United 1-0 and all thanks to a 88th Minute goal from Kortney Hause Which was enough to hand the Away side all three points.

Manchester United were presented with a 90th Minute Golden Opportunity to snatch an equalizer but Bruno Fernades could only blast his penalty kick way over the Bar.

The decision of Bruno Fernades to take the decisive Spot kick ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo, has raised a lot of talking points and has even triggered a section of the United Faithfuls calling out both the Coach and Bruno Fernandes over the Penalty Miss.


Reacting to the Decision to allow Bruno Fernades play the Penalty kick, coach Ole Gunnar Solskjær acknowledged the Fact that despite Bruno Missed the Penalty kick, the Portuguese is a specialist in such situations. He Also made it clear that the decision of whom to take Penalties has been made even before the game was played.

“First of all the way they get round the penalty spot, get round Bruno and that, that’s not to my liking,” said Solskjaer

“Bruno is usually very good in those positions and unfortunately he missed this one.

It doesn't get in Bruno's head. He's strong mentally and he'll step forward again. The decision (on who takes penalties) is made before the game."

"Obviously disappointed because the goal is offside. It's unfortunate to have that decision against you,” he said of the incident.