MU back to the Champions League after one year absence. In just the first match of the season 2020/21 group stage, "Reds" had to do a runner's guests PSG. Was that, England team captain was no rookie Harry Maguire and Edinson Cavani, while Paul Pogba on the bench.

C1 Cup football results, PSG - MU: defensive counterattack climax, the hero of England
MU (white shirt) playing defensive counterattack PSG effective field (Image Source: Internet)

MU (white shirt) played effective defense on the field counterattack PSG

Courtyard with a 5-3-2 scheme, MU actively playing defensive counterattack. The party line, the trio of Neymar maneuver - Mbappe - Di Maria brings solutions speed attack and sudden wealth for PSG. Only thing, the cohesion of the line up of the home team the ball is not high, mainly the efforts of individual superstars, and it was the winter break visitors.

In contrast, Manchester United play counter-attack very active and they are the team's main goals for the opener. After 21 minutes, Manchester United have been awarded a penalty after being Diallo Martial foul penalty. This is a situation handled skillfully, mischievous Martial. Bruno Fernandes broken penalty kick in the first kick, but United were held VAR for replay by goalkeeper Navas was standing on the goal lines. In the second, Bruno did not make any more mistakes.

MU hard to keep until the end of the 1st half advantage, however, immediately after the break PSG had scoreline. 55 minutes after Neymar's corner, Anthony Martial participate in situations of defense has to drive the ball first blow coverage fails, accidentally become own goal.

Minutes later, the two teams played tit for tat. In his ball, the shine of the individual will be directly determined fight. Marcus Rashford and again shine in the final minutes of the game, the Prince Park.

Rashford shines with important goal after 87 minutes

87 minutes, Pogba crossed for Rashford. England striker turned and shot before making storm through the short straight at PSG penalty. Found gaps, some 10 of MU the ball went wide assertive and devilish, beating the ball went wide of the net.

Conceded stunned, PSG were unable to resist the short minutes remaining. Ultimately, MU win 2-1 and second place respectively in Group H after the first match, with the same three points but insufficient number Leipzig (Istanbul Basaksehir won 2-0).

Final score: 1-2 PSG MU (H1: 0-1)


PSG: Martial 55 '- og

MU: Bruno Fernandes 23 '- penalties, Rashford 87'


PSG: Navas, Florenzi, Diallo, Kimpembe, Kurzawa, Herrera, Danilo, Gueye, Di Maria, Neymar, Mbappe

Manchester United: De Gea, Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Luke Shaw, Axel Tuanzebe, Telles, Fred, McTominay, Fernandes, Rashford, Martial

Match statistics

Scoring players (According Whoscored)