Paris St Germain 1 Man U 3

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Par­is St Ger­main 1 Man­chester Uni­ted 3, Parc de Princes, UEFA Cham­pi­ons Lea­gue Last Six­teen Sec­ond Leg, Mar­ch 6, 2019. Af­ter suf­fer­ing a 2-0 de­feat in the fir­st leg at Old Traf­ford, Man­chester Uni­ted over­came Par­is St Ger­main 3-1 at Parc de Princes cour­tesy of two fir­st ha­lf goals from Ro­melu Lu­kaku and a pen­alty goal by Mar­cus Rash­ford in stop­page time. 

By beat­ing The Red and Blues 3-1 in Par­is, Man­chester Uni­ted be­came the fir­st ever club in the his­tory of the UEFA Cham­pi­ons Lea­gue to pro­gress thro­ugh to the next ro­und of the com­pet­i­tion hav­ing lost the fir­st leg of a knock­out ga­me at ho­me by two or more goals. The Eng­lish Pre­mier Lea­gue si­de had their fir­st goal af­ter on­ly two min­utes when Ro­melu Lu­kaku took ad­vant­age of a dread­ful back pass to put the the vis­it­ors ahead. Ju­an Bernat equal­ised for Par­is St Ger­main in the twelfth min­ute of the clash, but Lu­kaku fou­nd the back of the net ag­ain on the ha­lf-hour ma­rk af­ter for­mer Itali­an in­ter­na­tion­al goal­keeper Gi­an­luigi Buffon had failed to hold a long ran­ge shot from Mar­cus Rash­ford. And four min­utes in­to stop­page time Rash­ford re­gistered a third goal for Man­chester Uni­ted as the twenty-one-year-old for­ward be­at Buffon from the pen­alty spot. Par­is St Ger­main Te­am: Gi­an­luigi Buffon, Thi­ago Silva, Pres­nel Kim­pembe, Thilo Kehr­er, Mar­quin­hos, Dani Alves, Ju­an Bernat, Marco Ver­ratti, Kyli­an Mbappe, An­gel Di Mar­ia, Ju­li­an Draxler. Sub­stitutes: Tho­mas Meuni­er, Le­andro Paredes, Ed­in­son Ca­vani, Layvin Kur­z­a­wa, Co­lin Dagba, Eric Max­im Choupo-Mot­ing, Al­phonse Are­ola. Man­chester Uni­ted Te­am: Da­vid de Gea, Vic­tor Lin­delof, Eric Bailly, Chris Small­ing, Ash­ley Young, Lu­ke Shaw, An­dreas Pe­reira, Fred, Ro­melu Lu­kaku, Scott Mc­Tom­inay, Mar­cus Rash­ford. Sub­stitutes: Dio­go Dalot, Tahith Chong, Ma­son Green­wood, Mar­cos Rojo, Ja­mes Garner, An­gel Go­mes, Ser­gio Romero.

 

Romelu Lukaku Quickfacts

Ro­melu Lu­kaku ac­cu­mu­lated a re­spect­able sev­en goals in sev­en­teen UEFA Cham­pi­ons Lea­gue ap­pear­ances for Man­chester Uni­ted dur­ing his two-year long stay wi­th the Old Traf­ford team.

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