Alexis Sanchez took Man United boss Solskjaer's seat in Old Trafford dugout

Luke Shaw enjoys some freedom to bomb up the wing

Juan Mata holds on to his spot in the lineup.

He took up the position after being given permission by Molde, although the club in his native Norway stressed they were only "lending" Solskjaer to United, indicating they expected him to return to his role as manager.

Elsewhere, an all-Premier League clash saw Brighton win 3-1 away to south coast rivals Bournemouth.

68' - SAVE! Young gets the better of three Reading players down the left and cuts the ball back for Fellaini, who has most of the goal to aim at, but his flick is too close to Jaakkola who prevents a third. Movement-wise, and stuff like that, but obviously he knows the type of striker that I am.

He continued: "When you win games of football you're happy".

"The club's probably had a plan, you don't just plan the next day and next month but this transfer window has probably been planned since the summer and the year before, the structure is phenomenal", the United boss told reporters.

"Spurs at Wembley - that's a proper test", Solskjaer said after the Red Devils' 2-0 win over Reading on Saturday. "Both as individuals and we have to look at the team unit and how we play against them".

"He really wants me to face the goal because he knows that I am at my most risky when I do that, when I'm moving off the shoulder of the defender but also trying to stay on the move all the time", Lukaku said.

"He asks me a lot and I try to pay off (that work) with goals".

Solskjaer has rejigged his midfield for the cup game with Fred and Ander Herrera making their way into the starting eleven.

Lukaku netted his third in as many games in first-half stoppage time, but things could have been different had Danny Loader and Callum Harriott done better with fine chances either side of the break.

Alexis Sanchez had the first chance of the game, firing just over after 15 minutes following a slick counter from the home side. 'Whatever competition you're in, you want to win.

Lukaku made it 2-0 just before the break - and just after Sergio Romero had made a good save to deny Reading - when he rounded the visiting goalkeeper and tucked home.

The Chile star did sit on the bench after going off, so Solskjaer will hope the forward was merely being cautious ahead of a training camp in Dubai.

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