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

Gary Lineker says he is looking forward to seeing Marcus Rashford go up against Kylian Mbappe

Gary Lineker says he is looking forward to seeing Marcus Rashford go up against Kylian Mbappe

He said: "I'm not being disrespectful here to Manchester United or the competition but United have far bigger priorities than the Champions League". They are a top team.

With Paul Pogba suspended it is going to be a very tough ask for them to make progress, even if Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard are fit.

"The reaction in dressing room is disappointment but when we go to Paris we'll give it a go", he said. That has to be the focus now. Manchester United finished second in Group H and shuddered in December when UEFA pitted them against Group C victor PSG in the Round of 16 draw, which took place in December.

Could United have done anything differently?

The French champions put together a brilliant performance, with their first goal coming courtesy of a corner from Angel Di Maria that was headed in by Presnel Kimpembe.

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. Mourinho has proven he is a great manager.

'People have to stop selling fear and being afraid, ' said Mbappe.

They lacked the necessary intensity during the period at the start of the second half when PSG scored both their goals, and could easily have got a couple more. United's attacks also foundered on Thiago Silva, the Brazilian centre back, who is such a clever player.

United often found themselves overrun in midfield, with Marquinhos and Marco Verratti controlling the game for the most part. "When he plays he needs to find himself because there's a quality player there".

Man Utd had 11 crosses from open play against PSG and none of them were successful (left-hand graphic). "I think the past is the past, and you create history, don't tell them". After that, they welcome Liverpool to Old Trafford the following Sunday.

United did hold their own in the first half of a frenetic match but PSG dealt with what they had to offer. However, the tempo of their play dropped significantly following the restart and they were deservedly punished.

By virtue of a superb second half showing, PSG earned their first win against an English side in Europe since beating Chelsea 2-1 in March 2014.

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