Gianluigi Buffon

Result: Pogba sees red as PSG beat Man Utd

Paris Saint-Germain inflict a first defeat on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Manchester United to put one foot in the quarter-finals of the Champions League. Paris Saint-Germain have put one foot into the quarter-finals of the Champions League courtesy of a 2-0 win over Manchester United in the first leg of their last-16 clash at Old Trafford this evening. The Ligue 1 leaders switched gear in the second half as quickfire goals from Presnel Kimpembe and Kylian Mbappe gave the visitors two crucial away goals and a commanding advantage to take back to the Parc des Princes on March 6. The result sees Ole Gunnar Solskjaer suffer his first defeat in his 12th match as United manager, and their misery was compounded late on when Paul Pogba was sent off to ensure that he will miss the return leg in P...

Combined XI: Manchester United vs. Paris Saint-Germain

Ahead of Tuesday’s Champions League showdown between Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain, Sports Mole selects its strongest combined XI from both squads. Manchester United host Paris Saint-Germain in a mouth-watering first leg of their Champions League last 16 tie on Tuesday night. The Red Devils have roared back to form under interim boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who has overseen 10 wins and a draw from his 11 matches at the helm so far. However, that unbeaten start will face its toughest test yet on Tuesday as the runaway Ligue 1 leaders PSG continue their bid to lift the Champions League for the first time. Here, Sports Mole selects its strongest combined XI, using only players available for Tuesday’s match. Gianluigi Buffon will rightly go down as one of the greatest goa...

PSG goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon: ‘Dangerous to face Man United without Neymar’

Paris Saint-German goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon acknowledges that his side will miss the injured Neymar when they face Manchester United in the Champions League. Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has admitted that the French giants will miss Neymar when they play Manchester United in the Champions League. The world’s most expensive player suffered a foot injury last month, and it has resulted in the Brazilian being ruled out of action until the end of March. PSG remain the slight favourites to overcome United, but Buffon has acknowledged that Neymar’s absence is ‘dangerous’ to the club’s ambitions of winning the trophy at the end of the campaign. The 41-year-old told reporters: “Every year, I always thought it could be the right year, but it...

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