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Bruno Fernandes insists that Manchester United will not drop their heads and is confident that they will reach the knockout stages of the Champions League.
A 3-1 home loss to PSG on Wednesday night it means United avoids defeat at RB Leipzig in their last match to progress. The loss will see them eliminated, despite claiming nine points in their five games so far.
Much of the attention after the game was on Fred’s firing. After the match Ole Gunnar Solskjaer refused to defend the Brazilian.
“Fred must not bow his head towards him,” said the manager. BT sport. “I don’t think I touch it, but still, you don’t do that. So it’s nothing or it’s a red card.
“I thought he was lucky to stay when the referee decided to give him something.”
Solskjaer also confirmed that he had thought of taking Fred out at halftime, but opted to keep him on the field.
Fred then received a second yellow for a challenge on the former United midfielder Ander Herrera. The United midfielder appeared to win the ball over the Spaniard, but also caught his man.
Despite all that, Fernandes, often United’s man of reference, is convinced the Red Devils can still progress. Furthermore, he insists that now is not the time to hang your head.
Writing in InstagramHe said: “Attention, we have to fight until the last game and we will.”
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Verratti saves PSG victory
One of PSG’s stars, Marco Verratti, later admitted that he was enjoying his victory at Old Trafford.
He admits that his men were excited about the game and knew that nothing less than a victory would be enough.
“As we said before, it was a cup final for us.
“Playing away from home against a top team that beat us at home and it was always going to be tough.
“We did a serious performance, sometimes we played very well and at other times, we all suffered together.
“In the end we were able to take advantage of our opportunities.
“We deserve the victory, we played well. And we are satisfied because it was really important ”.
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