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Manchester United took a two goal deficit to Paris for the second leg of their Champions League Round of 16 tie. United were exposed at home by Thomas Tuchel’s team, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer suffering his first defeat at United boss, and the BBC’s Phil McNulty was not overstating the case when he said that “it would be optimism gone mad to suggest the second leg in Paris will be anything other than a completion of the formalities.”

Optimism may have been in short supply but Solskjaer and United, without key players due to suspension and injury, nonetheless pulled off probably the most unlikely win of the entire Champions League campaign.

So how did Solskjaer engineer such a turnaround, fielding a side without Paul Pogba, with Eric Bailly at right back, and a midfield of Ashley Young, Scott McTominay, Fred, and Andreas Pereira.

 

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