Man Utd boss Solskjaer: PSG experience (& Kimpembe not seeing red) was difference

Anthony Martial is keen for caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to get the job on a permanent basis

Anthony Martial is keen for caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to get the job on a permanent basis

The United caretaker manager claimed PSG defender Presnel Kimpembe was "very lucky" not to be sent off for a second bookable offence after a foul on Luke Shaw before giving the French champions the lead.

And they will be without influential midfielder Paul Pogba in Paris on March 6 as the France global was dismissed in the closing stages, referee Daniele Orsato showing him a second yellow card after a foul on Dani Alves.

He said: "Today we weren't at the level. This is a level up from what we're used to".

United play Chelsea in the FA Cup fifth round on Monday and Solskjaer wants to see some fight from his players in when they get back to Carrington to prepare for the trip to Stamford Bridge.

United played well in the first half but lost both Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard to injury at half time and without two of the men integral for their turnaround they struggled in the second half.

If they are to turn the tie around, they'll need to find a way to contain former Red Devil Angel Di Maria who was at the heart of their demise.

Di Maria was predictably booed throughout the night by United's supporters, who felt the South American could have done a lot more to succeed during his time at Old Trafford, and this hostile environment posed a further challenge for the 30-year-old.

'This won't be a season-defining experience for us.

"You can't just lay down and say: this is over". The game was Solskjaer's first outing in Europe since taking charge.

The Parisians despite playing away from home scored twice in the second half of the Champions League round-of-16 fixture at Old Trafford. "That's the level we need to aim for at this club". After having a bottle thrown at him by United fans, Di Maria helped to complete a counterattack by crossing for the advancing Mbappe to score.

Thereafter only De Gea stood in the visitors' way as he stayed big to block Mbappe's attempted chip as he bore down on goal again before Juan Bernat's rising drive was then diverted wide. It has to be one that we are going to learn from.

"The second goal was quality by them". Any hope of a United comeback in Paris suffered another huge blow when Pogba was dismissed late on for catching Dani Alves with a raised boot.

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