Can Solskjaer inspire Manchester United to another Champions League comeback?

Carrie Guzman
February 13, 2019

Di Maria, who struggled in his only season at United before being offloaded to PSG in 2015, sent in the corner that Kimpembe raced into the penalty area unchecked to meet with a volley.

And while Hargreaves felt United were lacking their usual spark, the ex-Bayern Munich man insisted there was little wrong with the football they were playing.

Incidentally, as it would turn out, it was also their heaviest defeat at Old Trafford in European competition history.

"I think this result is not going to hurt us because of the way we lost", Ander explained.

Thereafter only De Gea stood in the visitors' way as he stayed big to block Mbappe's attempted chip as he bore down on goal again before Juan Bernat's rising drive was then diverted wide.

"This is a top, top team we played against".

The French champions have bowed out in the last 16 in each of the past two seasons to Spanish giants Barcelona and Real Madrid.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side had won 10 of his 11 previous games in charge across all competitions but injuries to Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard proved damaging to their hopes of reaching the quarter-finals.

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■ NICOLO ZANIOLO'S double sealed a 2-1 win for Roma over Porto in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie at the Stadio Olimpico.

"I can't do anything about Alexis Sanchez", said Solskjaer.

AS Roma 2 (Nicolo Zaniolo 70', 76') FC Porto 1 (Adrian Lopez 79') HT: 0-0.

United succumbed to a disappointing defeat at the hands of French champions PSG on Tuesday night in the Champions League.

Wenger was also critical of United at half-time, before they had even conceded, saying: 'We predicted Man United's problems before the game.

"But we are not going to lose time thinking about what happened".

'In the Champions League it is an important thing that you can not be dominated in midfield and the whole evening Man United were dominated in midfield, ' Wenger explained on beIN SPORTS after the game.

The 20-year-old World Cup victor slotted a huge chance wide on the half hour mark, although Mbappe would likely have been ruled offside by VAR, on its introduction to the Champions League, even if he had found the net. A repeat of that 3-0 win in Paris next month would take United through to the quarterfinals.

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