Video: Olé Gunnar Solskjaer was all smiles in his post-match interview after leap-frogging Liverpool to the top of the league

Manchester United manager Olé Gunnar Solskjaer was all smiles at full time on Tuesday after his league toppers leap-frogged Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool to the top of the Premier League.

Following the game Solskjaer spoke of his teams ‘spirit’ and their ability to ‘get the result over the line’ after securing a vital 1-0 away victory over Burnley at Turf Moor.

Video courtesy of Manchester United via Twitter

A solitary goal from Paul Pogba secured victory for Olé Gunnar Solskjaer’s men tonight who have five days to prepare for current Champions Liverpool at Anfield on Sunday.

United now go into their league game against Liverpool on Sunday three points clear at the top and a victory over their long time rivals will see them go six points clear – something a lot of people couldn’t have envisaged only a couple of months ago.

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