Manchester United didn't show any attacking impetus vs PSG

Manchester United didn't show any attacking impetus vs PSG

Second-half goals from Presnel Kimpembe and Kylian Mbappe ensured that PSG will be firm favourites to progress ahead of the return leg in Paris but Solskjaer has not given up hope of causing a shock at Parc des Princes.

The Red Devils' night was summed up when the in-form Pogba was sent off in the closing stages for a late lunge on Dani Alves, meaning United will be without the Frenchman for the second leg of the tie.

What: Manchester United will host Paris Saint-Germain in the first leg of the Round of 16 in the UEFA Champions League.

"The first goal is always going to be important and the way we concede it is disappointing", added Solskjaer. "He had three players around him all the time and he was still at the top, so that's a big blow because he has been fantastic for us".

United play Chelsea in the FA Cup fifth round on Monday and Solskjaer wants to see some fight from his players in when they get back to Carrington to prepare for the trip to Stamford Bridge.

'I'd say other teams will be taking notes, knowing they too can mark Pogba out of the game.

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Carragher caused a stir on social media recently when comparing the two sides, suggesting that United have the edge in terms of squad depth.

"That's why they're one of the favourites for the champions".

He wrote on Instagram, in French: "I will write in French for some pseudo supporters of PSG that exist only in social networks and they don't understand English because the true PSG fans are what I heard last night from the beginning until the end of the match".

"If you tease him then it does not make him weaker", said his manager Thomas Tuchel.

"We had many midfielders and we are used to playing with more forwards so we had to adapt".

United headed into the game brimming with confidence but the 2-0 loss at The Theatre of Dreams meant they actually set an unwanted record, as the club lost a European tie at home by more than one goal for the first time in their history.

Mourinho left Manchester United in sixth place in the Premier League table and 11 points adrift of fourth-placed Chelsea FC.

In the original social media post, Evra gave a stirring speech to supporters and players of his former club, with special messages for the likes of Paul Pogba, David De Gea, Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial.

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