Power pay out on Solskjaer to remain

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer passed the biggest test of his brief Manchester United coaching career as the Red Devils beat Tottenham 1-0 at Wembley, leading to Paddy Power paying out on him becoming the next permanent Old Trafford manager.

Marcus Rashford's breakaway goal on the stroke of half-time made it six wins on the spin for the interim boss, who in the process managed to defeat his principle market rival Mauricio Pochettino, who is out to 5-2 with Betway in the race for the United hotseat.

Betfred rate Solskjaer 2-1 to still be at the helm for the start of next season as the United cult hero continues to push the club up the table.

They are sixth, level on points with Arsenal, and 5-2 to finish in the Champions League qualification places.

Spurs are out to 1-4 for a top-four finish and will be cursing themselves - or at least United keeper David de Gea - after bombarding the visitors' goal in the second half without finding a way past the superb Spanish stopper.

Bet365 rate fifth place the most likely outcome for United, who are 11-4 to finish sixth.

Everton beat a Callum Wilson-less Bournemouth 2-0 at Goodison Park. Hills have cut Wilson, who was left out of the squad due to injury, a 7-4 shot from 6-1 to sign for Chelsea in the January transfer window.

Match in Focus

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Lazio v Bologna

Home WinDrawAway Win
Key stats
  • Lazio have won four of their last five matches in all competitions
Expert verdict
Lazio won the Coppa Italia last Wednesday after two late goals helped them see off Atalanta in the final and they can win their final league match at home comfortably. Bologna have virtually pulled clear of danger with three wins in their previous four games but they all came at home and their record on the road leaves a lot to be desired. They have won only two of their 18 away league fixtures and lost the reverse 2-1 in October.

 

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