Manchester United's four most disappointing players against PSG

Manchester United’s hard work beating PSG away from home was undone with a home defeat.

United were beaten 3-1 by the French side, although the game was closer than the scoreline would suggest.

A combination of questionable managerial decisions and poor performances let to the loss.

Here is a look at four players who disappointed and let themselves down…

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Fred was incredibly fortunate not to have been sent off in the first half for a headbutt.

After escaping with a yellow, he proceeded to pick up a second booking in the second half.

The booking which led to the red was harsh, he got the ball, but Fred also knew that the moment he dived in, he was risking a red. It was unwise when also on a yellow.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer should have seen this coming, and taken Fred off. The dismissal gave United a mountain to climb, and he is now suspended for the RB Leipzig fixture.

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David de Gea

David de Gea was all at sea for the first goal. You never would have seen Peter Schmeichel defending his near post like that.

De Gea made himself smaller instead of bigger when trying to block Neymar’s effort, and let the ball go through his legs into the net.

He was poorly positioned and was outfoxed by the Brazilian. Dean Henderson awaits another chance.

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Anthony Martial

Anthony Martial was a bigger reason why Manchester United lost than Fred’s sending off.

Martial missed two clear cut chances at 1-1, skying one over the bar and shooting another straight at the goalkeeper.

United paid the price, and Martial’s performance cannot be put down to just a bad game. He has been woeful all season long.

His performances are becoming a detriment to the whole team. United can’t afford to have him wasting the opportunities the players work hard to create.

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Bruno Fernandes

United’s star man created four chances yet he was found wanting in big moments.

In the first half he was through on goal and should have had the conviction to shoot. Instead he mishit a pass to Edinson Cavani.

At a big moment in the second half he overhit a cross when United had a man open at the far post.

He just was not involved enough by his usual standards. Fernandes is a victim of his own success in this way, but on a night where United needed the elite players to produce, he fell short.

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