Solskjaer explains why he smiled after Martial scored against LASK Linz

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Anthony Martial came off the bench to score the winner as Manchester United beat LASK Linz 2-1 on Wednesday night at Old Trafford.

After his goal, Martial looked up to the stands and smiled at Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer – who was also beaming.

Asked why he smiled after Martial scored, Solskjaer said: “We needed to win the game. Of course, I wanted to but I couldn’t get all of them [the substitutes] on.

“We want to win, and Anto was begging to come on. But he promised a goal as well, so well done!”