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Manchester United Set Unwanted Record In Champions League Defeat To PSG

Manchester United Set Unwanted Record In Champions League Defeat To PSG

And Evra signed off the message by suggesting that the last-16 tie isn't over yet, reminding PSG fans of the 4-0 lead they had over Barcelona in the first leg at the same stage in 2017, only to be hammered 6-1 in the return meeting to dump them out of the competition.

It was a worst-case scenario for Manchester United, alongside the defeat were injuries to Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard, as well as a red card and impending suspension for the second leg for Paul Pogba.

"It was a new system and we weren't really used to it", Mbappe said. They started to control the game. There is not one person who did not run or did not give 100 percent.

"We need to stop with the scare stories".

"Of course it's a reality check".

Solskjær asked his troupes to quickly pick themselves up and focus on the next two matches that will be pivotal in United's season.

Marquinhos thanked Tuchel for identifying the potential in him to play in midfield and professed his love for the team after such a convincing collective display.

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Mourinho famously ostracised Pogba, feeling he lacked the tactical discipline he demands from every player, and Wenger says the midfielder is enjoying having those restraints lifted. Substitute Alexis Sanchez struggled to impose himself up front.

Shearer who was a striker during his active playing days has now named Alexis Sanchez as the only player at Old Trafford who needs to improve.

Solskjaer wants United to put the defeat behind them with fixtures against Chelsea and Liverpool in the FA Cup and Premier League respectively up next. "Don't feel sorry for yourselves". If anyone deserves credit, it is Nemanja Matic for the way he stifled Julian Draxler by breaking up PSG attacks time and again during the first half.

Di Maria was the architect of PSG's victory, providing the corner that allowed Kimpembe to open the scoring in the 53rd minute before teeing up Mbappe on the hour. He had a bit of a hard time because I was close to him.

Real Madrid have dominated the Champions League by winning the competition four times, while a slew of football's most decorated and gifted players have all called time on their careers.

Substitute Sanchez was again anonymous and Solskjaer admitted the Chilean's lack of form was an issue.