Ole on crucial Pogba penalty miss

English Premier League

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has opened up on midfielder Paul Pogba's failure to convert a penalty after stepping up ahead of Marcus Rashford.

With the Premier League clash against Wolves evenly poised at 1-1 after Anthony Martial's first-half strike was cancelled out by a Ruben Neves stunner, Pogba was afforded a golden opportunity to seal three points at the Molinuex.
Howevr, the Frenchman's powerful shot was saved by goalkeeeper Rui Patricio made a brilliant save to beat away the United star’s effort and keep the scores level.
No players have missed more penalties than Pogba since the start of last season (4), while Rashford, who converted one on the opening day victory over Chelsea - has yet to miss one in his professional career.
But Solskjaer played down the incident with the club-record signing who has been linked with an moves to Real Madrid and Juventus during the current transfer window.
"They are the two designated penalty takers," he said, as per The Gaurdian. "The two of them are confident and good penalty takers.
"When there are two names there, it’s the one who is the most confident [who takes it]. Paul has scored many before so there’s absolutely no problem.
"Sometimes in a game you grow in confidence, sometimes [you think] ‘I don’t want to take it today because I had a bad game’. I’ve absolutely no problem with players walking up and saying ‘This is mine’."