Solskjaer: Manchester United can't feel sorry for themselves after PSG loss

Anthony Martial of Manchester United speaks during a press conference at Old Trafford

Anthony Martial has been rejuvenated since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer took over at Manchester United Credit Getty Images

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admitted Manchester United had been handed a reality check after Paris Saint-Germain cruised to a 2-0 win in the Champions League last-16 first leg.

Signed for a then-British record fee in 2014 and sold after one poor season, he helped Thomas Tuchel's side go ahead as Kimpembe turned home his exceptional corner delivery in the 53rd minute.

"You can see that we've not played games at this level for a while and we'll have to learn from this experience", said Solskjaer.

United have won only one of their last 10 knockout games in the Champions League, a painful statistic Solskjaer must change in Paris next month if his return to the tournament is not to prove a damp squib.

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Momentum can take a team only so far and Tuchel, the highly rated former Borussia Dortmund coach, showed the need to be tactically astute to win on a stage as unforgiving as the Champions League knockout rounds.

Juan Bernat and Ashley Young were the others booked in the first half, with the latter receiving his for hauling back fleet-footed Mbappe minutes after seeing the World Cup star go close when racing onto a through ball. "Maybe he was a bit nervous and a bit overused because he plays all the time for us".

As for the Champions League, Solskjaer said the club will aim to get to halftime of the second leg with at least a 1-0 lead.

The Norwegian is already likely to be without Martial and Lingard, who are both awaiting results on the muscle injuries they suffered against PSG in the first half.

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After a goalless first 45 minutes, PSG finally found a breakthrough when boo boy Di Maria fired a corner into the United box which was volleyed home by French global Presnel Kimpembe on 53 minutes. "It will be hard and it's a mountain to climb but it's not impossible". "There are more matches to come and think about in the future".

"In the first half I thought they didn't cause us too many problems, but we didn't really cause them too many problems either", he said.

"We've had a great run, we came into this game in a great frame of mind, great form but of course it was a big step up, they have quality from the keeper to the striker".

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