Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes Manchester United can score at the Nou Camp, having seen his side lose 1-0 to Barcelona in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final tie at Old Trafford.
Luke Shaw’s own goal was the difference between the two sides and gives the Spanish champions an advantage heading into the return leg next week, though Solskjaer says he saw enough in his side’s performance to believe they can turn the tie around.
The 46-year-old reserved special praise for youngster Scott McTominay, and says his side have taken belief from their first leg performance.
“Scott McTominay was fantastic. Every time he plays for us he is improving. He’s a great athlete, wins his challenges and quick on his feet. He started settling us to be fair,” Solskjaer told BT Sport.
“We played a good team. We know you have to defend a lot without the ball and you might be tired when you get the chance yourself. We go there with one thing in my mind, we have to score.
“We did as well as we could against Messi, kept our shape well. It could have gone both ways. I don’t think we hit the target and that’s a disappointment. We go there with work to be done but chances.
“We’re playing against a great team. It’s a tough one, we’ll go there with the knowledge we can score over there.”