"Don't want to take much away from Andreas and Romelu's great finishes but we felt that support is just part of this club, this history, done it so many times before".
"When you are at home, we expect three points but we've had two draws at home in the last matches against Burnley and Liverpool, so we need to get back to winning ways at Old Trafford".
But there is a growing body of circumstantial evidence that suggests Solskjaer is edging ever closer to being appointed, such as his involvement in player personnel decisions that United will make this summer.
While the Ecuador global enjoyed a good first season, he missed the majority of his second campaign due to a broken ankle and many feel he has never been quite the same as an attacking presence.
Ander Herrera, Nemanja Matic, Jesse Lingard, Juan Mata and Anthony Martial all missed the win over Southampton while Pogba is already ruled out against PSG because of suspension.
But those hopes at Old Trafford likely hinge on the future of De Gea, who has established himself as one of the world's best goalkeepers since joining from Atletico Madrid in 2011. His best moment was a courageous diving header under his own crossbar as Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg steamed in.
Solskjaer's PR value to the United hierarchy is obvious, given his standing at the club and his current success.
Lukaku has scored 10 goals in 25 games in the Premier League this season in what has been a challenging campaign for the Belgian forward. Went off shortly after half-time with what looked like a knee injury.
Marcus Rashford is fit to feature and might start.
During the seasons which followed, Valencia became a key cog in the Manchester United side under Sir Alex Ferguson and was even named as the club Player of the Year during the 2011/12 season. We lacked a bit of class, we should have been 2-0 up after five minutes.
FW Tahith Chong - Came on with seconds left for his Premier League debut.