Nearly 600 days into the night in Paris, Sir Alex Ferguson’s players have commented that Ole Gunnar Soulsjെയർr, who once traveled, is returning Manchester United to the high plains.
The Champions League victory over Paris Saint-Germain last March was all about youth, courage, ambition and courageous hope.
The club will be in full circle on Tuesday this week when they return to the Parc des Princess in the same match, and although they are still staring at the face of a mountain on their uphill drive, those qualities still linger inside.
Manchester United prepare for their PSG Midweek Challenge with a 4-1 victory over Newcastle.
United return to Paris 600 days after beating PSG in the Champions League on the 16th
Marcus Rashford, Daniel James and Aaron van Bisakka played with the kind of instinct and fearlessness that young people are so familiar with. Juan Mata was a magistrate – the best player in the game and United’s cognitive core. Midfield spaces worked with mother Bruno Fernandes to defuse the horrors of what happened at Old Trafford two weeks ago.
Disobedience to the club This helped the Soulsjെയർr initially a player to resolve all doubts about Ferguson and his agent.
With Paul Pogba safely lowered to the bench, Scott McTominy had the opportunity to demonstrate his presence and height at the back of midfield, which makes him a great team when he is at United.
Juan Mata and Bruno Fernandes (above) show that United have some talent.
Paul Pogba rested for United on Saturday, allowing Scott McTomney (left) to influence the North
You imagined Ferguson deserves congratulations somewhere because he found his young native Daniel James looking for passes on the channels in the first half.
A healthy view of where the night went is needed. As Arsene Wenger observes in his new autobiography, the world we see always wants to bracket managers – and the brilliance or dirtiness of teams. In the meantime, Harry Maguire was proof that there was truth somewhere.
The 27-year-old was facing an uncontrollable check as Manchester United went backwards within two minutes, with a look of distress on his face. You wondered how much more any person could take.
Harry Maguire (above) also scored a key draw in Saturday’s victory
Yet by the end of the night he recreated that description – bringing satisfaction to his own territory, escaping the attention of Jamal Laselles and investing a balance, and then speaking eloquently and politely in front of the cameras.
He would have scored again if JoJo Shelby had not erased his second half header.
Had Sky Sports provided similar quality analysis to the $ 14.95 box office customers it makes for its flagship event channel, some of the most difficult moments for Maguire would have led to scrutiny.
The hours that Alan Saint-Maxim raised from the byline for Wilson were beyond the capabilities of Mark Maguire. He watched it helplessly as the young striker stretched a boot and presented the opportunity to send Newcastle into the lead. David de Gea needs his best to get the shot out.
Magware (left) appeals to the Red Devils but needs to improve his game before the PSG game
Maguire cut to the right with as many balls as Wilson could have run, but he and Victor Lindelof were the young imitators of the undesirable rearguard Rio Ferdinand and Nemanja Vidic, who had provided so much time.
What does Maggie or Soulsjour not give to a video? Instead they have Victor Lindelof, and their role in those devastating first minutes is crucial.
Luke Shaw’s knee deviation from United was unfortunate, but the true story of the opening goal was still in its infancy – time revolved around Wilson Lindelof, finding Allen’s Saint-Maximim, threading the ball through Fred’s legs and setting Jojo Shelvey into the field.
Lindelof’s face was blinded by panic as St.-Maximim threatened. He is starting his fourth season at United, and it could have been a long time since Ferguson was still at the helm.
Maguire’s center-back partner Victor Lindelof (left) battles hard in the game in Newcastle
In the second minute, the Swedish center missed half of Luke Shaw’s (right) own goal
When Fernandes missed a penalty, he seemed to be stockpiling another night of irretrievability, but the recovery revealed a mental strength and when United’s second goal came, it was amazing football.
Not only did Fernandes’ finish take his breath away, but he wiped out 50 yards of turf.
In front of the penalty area, Danny van der Beek navigates to his mother with the ball heels, and Marcus Rashford runs those yards to get it back from his own heel and leads the winner home. Van Bisca’s goal reflected his lofty ambition on the pitch.
Aaron van-Bisaka impresses third-placed Manchester United at Newcastle
Next week will be a reflection of how far United have traveled after that unfortunate last trip to Paris. Their immense wealth and expense is not enough for a club.
Chelsea and Arsenal, the best structural sides, are on the road, so there will be more progress.
But this night at least showed the possibility and direction of travel. After bringing it all over the past month, they will take it.