"Now is not the squeaky bum time like the gaffer [Sir Alex Ferguson] used to say but it tightens up and April and May and at Manchester United we narrow the focus and it's now about winning trophies, making use of the squad".
"I think it's something natural, you can not perform to the top of your level every single time", he said.
Solskjaer went on to admit he had ripped into his players in the dressing room as he insisted his players had to bounce back after the upcoming global break.
"It's still against a good team, they've done really well against top teams, don't take anything away from them even though we under-performed, so I don't think that's part of it at all".
"You can't sit down and sulk too long, we're disappointed, everybody is disappointed but we've got to look forward and put the result today behind us", Solskjaer added. It's very disappointing that we're not in the semis.
Asked what he said to the players, the Norwegian said with a laugh: "Well, the truth".
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"We got what we deserved".
"We've done that quite well. We had a couple of balls in behind for Rashford but not enough quality". "We never had the urgency and the quality on the ball".
"So, to give them back this joy and seeing our fans going out of the stadium with a smile - with a lot of beer, of course -feels good".
However, while confirming 17-year-old striker Mason Greenwood has been ill this week, Solskjaer did reveal that one centre half will be back in contention for the trip to Molineux.
"We've played so much worse and won games and that's the unusual thing when you're a manager".
"The noise was fantastic, so when you achieve something I see that we did it together".
Nuno heaped praise on goalscorers Jimenez and Jota after the match at a bouncing Molineux, where the manager is revered after leading them from the Championship and into the upper reaches of the Premier League and now an FA Cup semi-final.