Manchester United steward unintentionally crowd surfs during PSG win at Old Trafford


Don't be afraid: we're good'.

Could United have done anything differently?

I think the game was tight until the first goal.

United went into the game with an unblemished record of 10 wins and a draw since the appointment of their interim boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and the 24-year-old claimed that they were not overconfident.

There has to be some realism about the level that this group of players is at, despite the way Solskjaer has improved them since replacing Jose Mourinho before Christmas. Yet, in the days leading up to the game, the Ligue 1 champions were not considered to be favourites any more.

"PSG have too much European nous, too much class". "People have to stop selling fear", he told RMC Sport.

Goals from Presnel Kimpembe and Kylian Mbappe saw the French champions leave Manchester with an important win.

The ex-Arsenal manager was working as a pundit for beIN Sports on Tuesday night and he pinpointed exactly how PSG were able to quell Man United's biggest threat.

"I am not scared of any comeback, because if you are scare you can't reach any goal", Alves said.

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"After that, the team tried to give its best".

Marquinhos' versatility, which enables him to play in midfield or in the heart of defence, may come in handy for the second leg as the Parisians may look to sit deep and frustrate Manchester United at the Parc des Princes. "When he plays he needs to find himself because there's a quality player there".

Starting XI: De Gea (7); Young (7), Bailly (7), Lindelof (6), Shaw (7); Matic (8*), Herrera (6), Pogba (4); Lingard (5), Martial (6), Rashford (7).

Man Utd had 11 crosses from open play against PSG and none of them were successful (left-hand graphic).

Ángel Di María, who signed for the Red Devils in 2014 and had an ill-fated spell in the Premier League, came back to haunt his former side by setting up both goals. "I think the past is the past, and you create history, don't tell them".

Having a solid back-line like PSG's would make such a difference to the whole team and it is possible they could do that by making only one signing. Tenacious in the tackle and composed in possession, the Brazilian epitomised the guts shown every player in a white shirt at Old Trafford.

"In the first half, we were fine".