Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has accepted that Paris Saint-Germain is levels above his club after the French giants inflicted his first defeat since taking over the club.
Solskjaer speaking after the game admitted that they were not at their best on Tuesday night in a game that saw the home team register only one shot on target.
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“We weren’t at the right level, but it’s a level up from where we’ve played. We’re on a great run, in a great state of mind, but it’s a big step up and they have quality throughout the team. That’s why they’re among the favorites for the Champions League but that’s the level we need to aim for as a club.
@ChampionsLeague @ManUtd vs @PSG_English @paulpogba 2nd yellow, a lot to be said (was it really necessary showing the card on this situation? Maybe..). Bottom line is, the referee decision is right. #MANPSG pic.twitter.com/Z6nE9gh4GX
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“First half I felt they didn’t cause us too many problems, but we didn’t either. We had loads of crosses in the second half but the movement wasn’t there. They were levels above us, we have to be fair. It’s going to be difficult [to qualify] but it’s not impossible,” the Norwegian said.
United conceded two second-half goals through Presnel Kimpembe and Kylian Mbappe with midfielder Paul Pogba receiving a red card towards the end of the game.