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

First half goals from Juan Mata and Romelu Lukaku ensured that Manchester United proceed to the next round of the FA Cup.

Manchester United's 2-0 FA Cup win over Reading will be marked in the record books as the game in which Ole Gunnar Solskjaer matches the great Sir Matt Busby's record of five wins at the start of his managerial reign at Old Trafford.

But the Norwegian caretaker did not have things all his own way during Saturday's victory, which sent United into the fourth round.

Former United striker Solskjaer has made it known he'd up for for taking the job permanently once his temporary stint ends in the summer, but he seems unable to keep the Old Trafford hot seat to himself even while it has his name on it.

When Alexis Sanchez was substituted midway through the second half, the Chilean took his seat in what he thought was a free space in the dugout next to No. 2 Mike Phelan, only to then feel a polite tap on his arm from the gaffer.

To be fair to them, Sanchez styled it out pretty well and Solskjaer did not make a big deal of it.

It's easy to imagine that things would be not have so cordial if the same situation had happened under the previous regime...


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