Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has told goalkeeper David De Gea that he should have saved Mason Mount’s goal during Manchester United’s 3-1 FA Cup semi-final defeat against Chelsea.

De Gea has made a large number of high-profile errors over the last two years and his form took another turn for the worse against Chelsea.

The Spaniard was at fault for Olivier Giroud’s opener as the Frenchman beat him at the near post.

A catastrophic mistake early in the second half saw Mount’s tame 25-yard effort tumble into the net.

From there it was a long way back for United and they eventually fell to a 3-1 defeat.

Solskjaer defended his decision to start De Gea instead of regular cup keeper Sergio Romero.

However, the Norwegian was critical of the 29-year-old for not stopping Mount’s goal.

“You always question your decisions,” Solskjaer admitted.

“I can’t speak for David de Gea’s confidence but he is mentally very strong.

“He knows he should save that one 100 times out of 100 but that’s football for you. I made the decision to play him and mentally he was ready for it.

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