Manchester United star Bruno Fernandes made headlines after missing only his second ever penalty since moving to the Red Devils against Aston Villa last weekend.
With the last kick to salvage a late draw, Fernandes blazed his effort over the crossbar to see his side go down 1-0 to Villa at Old Trafford.
Despite a couple of other superb penalty-takers in the side, Solskjaer has encouraged Fernandes to continue to step forward to take penalties.
"First of all, what I didn't like was the way they crowded the referee and the penalty spot and Bruno and tried to affect him," Solskjaer was quoted as saying by Sky Sports News.
"It clearly worked but that's not great to see.
"Sometimes it just doesn't go your way. Bruno is such a good penalty taker and today you would have backed him with your mortgage I would guess, unfortunately, he just missed this one. But he is strong mentally and he'll step forward again.
"Bruno has been excellent and Cristiano is probably the one who has scored the most penalties in world football. We've got great takers and it's a missed opportunity for us to get a point," the Norwegian concluded.
Coming up next for United is European action against La Liga's Villarreal at Old Trafford on Wednesday.