Manchester United must try to silence the "crazy" crowd at the Parc des Princes with an early goal and then ex-player Ben Thornley believes they have the chance to reverse their 2-0 defeat to Paris Saint-Germain.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer suffered his first defeat as Manchester United manager on Tuesday night as goals from Presnel Kimpembe and Kylian Mbappe left the Reds with it all to do in the second leg in three weeks' time
Paul Pogba was sent off for a second yellow card to compound the misery and only the raucous PSG fans could be heard at Old Trafford by the end, something United will have to deal with in their own way when they head to Paris
"I do feel "Thornley told Ian Stone's Comedy Breakfast (weekdays 6.30am-1
" "They did not play as well as they did, and PSG was a step up from what we're doing in the Premier League, they've got the belief and confidence."
"United did not play as well as they could do last night and know what a very good team they are, and the fact they could have players back for the second leg who would have started the first leg they were fit, they really have to go in with belief and confidence
"They have to try and score an early goal, unsettle the crazy fans and see
They will also have to do so
"But it will be a tall order with PSG scoring two away goals and having a home advantage"
(19659003) The World Cup-winning midfielder was reinvigorated under Solskjaer but was stifled last night by the attentions of Marquinhos
However, it was Pogba's France team- Mbappe who stole the show for Thornley, who reminded him of another world champion
"They took the game to another level and in the second half they were the dominant force," Thornley added. Mbappe, and that was the first time I've seen hi
"He reminded me of the Brazilian Ronaldo in his pomp
" If he's only 21 now, then what is he going to be like in five or six years time when he's approaching his peak
"It was a hugely powerful performance from him."