“The performance showed we have developed. Scott and Fred were outstanding. They laid the foundation for the win.
“Scotty played the first half with one eye as well, that was the most impressive thing, because he lost his contact lens. That was impressive.
“We know when we go here against a team like this with players like Neymar and Mbappe, we have to defend well and David will have to make a few good saves.”
Even when Tuchel attempted to resurrect PSG’s explosiveness by introducing Everton loanee Moise Kean, the had to rely on Anthony Martial’s own goal to beat De Gea.
A brief period of them sparking into life was squashed by Solskjaer changing the shape again with the introduction of Paul Pogba.
It was the midfielder’s ball that Rashford collected to cause damage.
“From the start until the end it felt like we were never at our highest level, and we were really into the match like was absolutely necessary on this level,” Tuchel said.
And so PSG, despite suffering only their first home Champions League group defeat since December 2004, failed to deliver again.
United, meanwhile, again proved that they can bring their A-game for the A-listers.
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