Manchester United are 11/50 in bwin’s Premier League top 4 odds after labouring to a 1-1 draw with West Ham at Old Trafford.
The Red Devils now just need to avoid defeat in their final fixture at Leicester, who can be backed at 3/2 to climb up into the leading quartet.
Like United, Chelsea are a point above the Foxes ahead of hosting Wolves and are 3/25 in this market, but they do have a worse goal difference following a 5-3 defeat at Liverpool.
Paul Pogba’s embarrassing handball allowed Michail Antonio to put the Hammers ahead from the penalty spot against United.
However, teenage star Mason Greenwood equalised in the second half to give the Red Devils a slender lead over Leicester.
“Well, going into half-time we knew that’s not the result we wanted and a draw or a 1-0 win or a 2-0 win was more or less the same outcome for us,” Solskjaer said.
“Then we have the same starting point on Sunday.
“You can’t expect to go and turn teams over and score three or five like we did to have a different scenario for Sunday.
“When we started after the lockdown, we had to go for it. We really had to go for it – we had to go for goal difference, we had to go for points.
“The effort has been fantastic and the results have been fantastic.
“Of course, you’d like to win against Southampton, you concede in the last second, and here today you concede a penalty in the last second of the first half.
“But we’ve given ourselves a fantastic opportunity and a great starting point for Sunday.”
Lampard remains upbeat
Chelsea missed the chance to secure the one point needed to guarantee a top-four spot when going down in an action-packed contest at Anfield.
Goals from Olivier Giroud, Tammy Abraham and Christian Pulisic kept the Blues in contention, but goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga was again far from convincing at the other end.
“There were some collective and individual errors for the goals,” said Frank Lampard. “We know if we make mistakes like that against a team of the quality of Liverpool then this is what can happen.”
However, he added: “I have seen a lot in the last two games, particularly with Manchester United (the FA Cup semi-final win) and then with Liverpool, of what we are about.
“There has been spirit and character in those two performances and we have to carry it on for one more game in the league.
‘Since restart, there was a feeling it could go this far. What is absolutely important is the players focus on themselves because it is in our own hands.
“That is the job I’ll do because we can’t affect what is going on elsewhere. We have to try to get over the line.
“We have character in the group, we have quality and we have a good opponent coming, so it is on us now.”
Wolves will be hunting a win to make the top six and Chelsea could still miss out on goal difference if losing at Stamford Bridge.
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