Solskjaer in cheeky pop at Jose as Man Utd steal victory from jaws of defeat as Brighton hit woodwork record FIVE times
OLE GUNNAR SOLSKJAER aimed a cheeky dig at Jose Mourinho after Brighton hit the post FIVE times.
Manchester United star Bruno Fernandes scored a penalty in the 100th minute to sink the Seagulls.
Brighton had 18 shots during the match – five of which rattled against the woodwork.
The Seagulls hit the post or crossbar more than any other team in a single Premier League game since at least 2003-04.
And Solskjaer said he was relived that Spurs boss Mourinho was not around to measure the goals.
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Eagle-eyed Mourinho demanded their goalposts were changed before this week's Europa League match as he spotted that they were too small.
After the dramatic late win over Brighton, Solskjaer said: "We got away with one.
"Maybe one point we deserved, we didn't deserve more, but the character deserved more.
"Last season we had too many draws, so that is a big plus for us.
"You have to be happy Jose is not here to measure the goal posts.
"They are a difficult team to play against. We don't have the legs and sharpness but we will get there. We have plenty of work ahead."
Brighton boss Graham Potter claimed "life isn't fair" as he watched his side throw away the game.
He said: "The performance level was amazing from us, I'm so proud of the players.
"It's a sore one, to say the least. Sometimes life isn't fair and it feels like that at the moment.
"All the little things have gone against us but we were really good for 90 minutes and we have to take that forwards.
"We have developed as a group, as a team, and we will take that setback as positively as we can.
"I don't know what the shotcount was but we were dominant. We deserved something from the game to say the least."
Brighton looked set to snatch one point after Solly March made it 2-2 in stoppage time.
But Fernandes – who claimed penalties are a lot harder than they look- scored from the spot in the dying stages.
His strike was the latest scored goal in the league since Juan Mata's for Chelsea against Norwich in August 2011.
After the match, Fernandes pointed out the obvious as he said: "The point is score goals not hit the bar. Sometime you have to have some luck."
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