Manchester United manager believes that overturning Barcelona’s first leg victory at Nou Camp will surpass their heroics against PSG in the last 16 round.
The Red Devils need another heroic victory against Barcelona in the second leg to keep their Champions league dream alive on the 16th April, after last night United defender Luke Shaw scored an own goal and gave the visitors an advantage.
After last night’s match the United manager voiced: “The PSG performance away gives us hope and belief we can do it,”
“But we know we are playing against probably the favourites in the tournament.
“Going to the Nou Camp is going to be a challenge. It would be a greater achievement. With the history of Barcelona, they are not used to losing at home, but we can do it, no doubt about it.
“Away from home we’ve beaten Juventus and PSG and now we need to go to Barcelona. We know we have possibilities in this tie.”
United’s quest to the camp Nou will evokes the memories of 1999 champions league final in which Solskjaer scored the winning goal for United in the final minutes against Bayern Munich.
United’s manager has cleared his intension that he would like to take more chances with his team after they failed to shot one single shot on target, but joked that Manchester United know few things about scoring at Barca’s backyard.
He added: “We know we can carry a goal threat,”
“Whoever is playing up front, we have to provide a bit more ammunition for them.
“We need to be effective and efficient over there because we’re not going to create loads of chances, we have to take what we get.
“We will have to take more chances, release Paul [Pogba] or Scott [McTominay] from midfield, help the strikers and try to get crosses into the box.
“But we’ve scored goals at the Nou Camp before from corners and crosses.”