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Player Ratings: Manchester United 1-3 PSG

Player ratings from the disappointing loss at home in Europe

Manchester United v Paris Saint-Germain: Group H - UEFA Champions League Photo by Matthew Peters/Manchester United via Getty Images


David de Gea: 5/10

Not sure what he could have done about the second and third goals, but maybe should do better at his near post on Neymar’s opening goal. Otherwise made some decent saves.

Aaron Wan-Bissaka: 5/10

The gameplan was different for Wan-Bissaka this time against PSG, and though he played his part well enough, the shape didn’t always suit the team.

Victor Lindelöf: 4/10

Looked a bit overwhelmed at times, and struggled to keep Neymar and Mbappe in front, but decent apart from the second goal.

Harry Maguire: 4/10

For the most part Maguire and the United defense recovered well after conceding early, but conceded yet again on a corner. The shape didn’t always favor them in this one, but they held up fairly well until the second goal and Fred’s red card.

Alex Telles: 5/10

Decent game, and good contributions going forward. Switched off on the opening goal.

Fred: 2/10

One of Fred’s worst games for United, and entirely because of his recklessness and stupidity. Going to ground on an unnecessary challenge to get a second yellow, and should have been sent off on the first one. Paredes put in a nice acting job after leaning in, but Fred should know better. Especially after seeing Martial do the same earlier this season.

Scott McTominay: 7/10

Apart from his potentially worrying altercations with Neymar, McTominay had a very good game. Controlled the midfield well, and is doing better at moving the ball forward.

Bruno Fernandes: 5/10

One of a couple attackers who should have buried it on at least one opportunity. Good attacking movement in midfield, but poor finishing proved costly.

Anthony Martial: 4/10

Was poor at finishing when United needed it most. Everything but the finishing today, and it proved costly.

Marcus Rashford: 8/10

Excellent creativity on the right hand side of the attack. Scored the equalizer in the first half, and created some great chances during United’s period of control early in the second. Chances that should have put the game to bed.

Edinson Cavani: 4/10

Like Martial, missed on chances that should have put United ahead early in the second half.


Paul Pogba: 6/10

Nearly scored a worldie to equalize after coming on to help sure up the midfield at 10-men.

Donny Van De Beek: 5/10

Helped sure up midfield in a 10-man team, but not much else.

Mason Greenwood: N/A

Couldn’t make an impact.

Odion Ighalo: N/A

Not on long.


Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: 4/10

Can’t fault Ole for players failing to capitalize on good chances, looking at Bruno, Martial and Cavani here, but you can fault him for his management of personnel. Fred’s recklessness in the first half was a warning that the manager should have acted on, and he didn’t. He ended up getting a red card immediately after conceding yet another set piece goal. Ole has to get more consistent at game management, especially in the big games, if he wants to take Manchester United back to their old winning ways.