Marcus Rashford will undoubtedly get all of the headlines in Wednesday’s papers, however there have been loads of heroes in zebra print in Paris on Tuesday night time.
Rashford fired Manchester United to a different memorable victory at Paris Saint-Germain as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s facet began their Champions League marketing campaign with a bang.
After a season away from European soccer’s prime desk, the Crimson Devils returned to motion on the Parc des Princes, the place simply 19 months in the past they secured one among their biggest ever comebacks on this competitors.
England worldwide Rashford slammed dwelling the late winner that night time and once more sealed a last-gasp United triumph within the French capital, the place final season’s Champions League finalists PSG have been deservedly overcome 2-1 in Tuesday’s Group H opener.
Regardless of boasting essentially the most expensively-assembled strike partnership in world soccer in Kylian Mbappe and Neymar, PSG have been thwarted time and time once more by the Manchester United defence.
Solskjaer drafted in Axel Tuanzebe to cowl for Harry Maguire on the again, regardless of the centre-back having not performed any soccer since December 2019!
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Nonetheless, he gained 100 per cent of his aerial duels, had a 92 per cent go accuracy, made seven clearances and one block as he dominated on the appropriate facet of a back-three.
Alongside him, Aaron Wan-Bissaka was equally incredible as he made extra tackles (six) than some other participant within the Champions League on Tuesday night.
Alex Telles, a £13million deadline day signing from Porto, was sensational in a left wing-back position and had essentially the most crosses (eight) and created extra possibilities (three) than anybody else on the pitch.
In fact, the celebrations tonight weren’t as dramatic as they have been on that fateful night time in March 2019, however Solskjaer’s males can really feel extraordinarily content material after a robust displaying in Paris.