Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Manchester United not dead in Europe despite PSG defeat


When Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester United were drawn together in the Champions League round of 16 back in mid-December, the Parisians were the overwhelming favorites.

By the time Di Maria responded to the torrent of abuse by picking up a bottle of beer hurled at him and taking a sip, PSG was already leading thanks to academy graduate Presnel Kimpembe's first PSG goal in the 53rd minute.

If they are to turn the tie around, they'll need to find a way to contain former Red Devil Angel Di Maria who was at the heart of their demise.

Pogba received a second yellow card in the final minute, meaning he will miss the second leg in three weeks.

In the absence of Neymar and Edinson Cavani, much of the pre-match focus was on teenage sensation Mbappe, but it was the ex-Real Madrid man that will have caused Solskjaer the biggest headache ahead of the second leg.

"Today was a kind of reality check on the level of the top teams".

Timeline: Iran’s Islamic Revolution and the 40 years that followed
The large turnout came as Iranians face rising prices, food shortages and high inflation that have triggered waves of protests. On Feb. 11, 1979 Iran's army declared its neutrality, paving the way for the fall of USA -backed Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi.

"My Job Is Here" Derby Manager Frank Lampard Cools Rising Chelsea Speculation
The Times suggest Sarri will therefore push for an overhaul of the squad at Stamford Bridge this summer if he remains in the job. Something is changing, we were better at away than we were home and now we are better at home.

Pink Gets Homemade Grammy From Daughter After Losing at 2019 Awards
Now to get this sick baby in the bathtub. "I think it's kind of rad that I just lost my 20th Grammy nomination", the singer wrote on Sunday.

And he was quick to torment his old team further just seven minutes later, slipping a low cross in from the left into the middle for Kylian Mbappe to steer beyond a helpless David De Gea. Yet the second PSG goal soon arrived regardless.

"I can't do anything about Alexis Sanchez", Solskjaer said. "I just want to keep enjoying my football, being useful to the club and my team-mates, whether on the field or if needed off it". The Chilean was largely anonymous after coming on as a first-half substitute and afterwards Solskjaer insisted it was up to him to get back to his best. This was a level up from what we've played against.

"We are in a hard tournament, whoever you play against, but our bread and butter is the league and then the FA Cup against Chelsea, there's so many games to play for".

In the night's other last-16 game, teenager Nicolo Zaniolo scored twice to lead Roma to a 2-1 victory.

'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. "It's not going to be a season-defining one for us". We have to learn from this.

'Man United played at home and had one shot on goal in a Champions League game - that tells you about the difference between the two teams'. A repeat of that 3-0 win in Paris next month would take United through to the quarterfinals.