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UCL: PSG head with 2-0 win at Manchester United, Pogba sees red

Manchester United’s UEFA Champions League hopes were hanging by a thread on Tuesday when they lost 0-2 at home to Paris St Germain (PSG).

The victory was in a very round of sixteen 1st leg match and it had Paul Pogba being sent off late in the game. last half goals from Presnel Kimpembe and Kylian Mbappe gave the impressive French aspect a clear advantage prior to the return in Paris on March six. Pogba’s dismissal for a second yellow card in the 89th minute makes the task even tougher.

It was Manchester United’s 1st defeat under caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer since he took over from the sacked Jose Mourinho in December. In many ways, it absolutely was a reality check after ten wins in eleven games domestically for the Norwegian. Manchester United made a extremely aggressive start to the game but too often their forwards selected the wrong choice or didn't deliver the proper pass. Marcus Rashford and Pogba each tested PSG’s 41-year-old goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon with close to post shots.

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Thomas Tuchel’s aspect step by step gained the ascendance — with Marco Verratti and Marquinhos dominant in heart. Mbappe should have hit the target once he was slipped through by Julian Draxler in the twenty eighth minute, however he discharged wide. Manchester United had to play the half without forwards Jesse Lingard and Anthony Martial, World Health Organization picked up injuries.

Their night got worse in the 53rd minute once Kimpembe ghosted in unattended at the rear post to volley home a free kick from Angel Di Maria. Former Manchester United athlete Di Maria, booed from the point by sections of the group, later had the victory.

This was once he collected a fine pass from Marquinhos and set up Mbappe for the second goal. Argentina stony-broke down the left and delivered an occasional cross that was expertly turned in, first time, by 20-year-old France World Cup winner Mbappe. He showed lightning speed to induce prior to the Manchester United defence. A disappointing night for Manchester United got worse once midfielder Pogba was sent off for a second booking after a foul on Dani Alves. Related

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