MARQUINHOS dominated Paul Pogba as Paris Saint-Germain beat Manchester United within the Champions League on Tuesday night time.
Stats show that the United midfielder had his worst recreation since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer took over at Outdated Trafford.
It was the Brazilian, normally a centre-back, and his companion Marco Verratti who restricted Pogba as the house aspect have been outclassed by the French champions.
To make issues worse, Pogba was then despatched off within the dying phases of the match, which means he’ll miss the second-leg in Paris on March 6.
Stats present simply how properly Marquinhos did his job on Pogba – it was like he was taking part in beneath Jose Mourinho as soon as extra.
The World Cup winner accomplished simply 31 passes total and 11 passes within the remaining third, each stats are his joint-fewest in 12 matches beneath Solskjaer.
He had simply 55 touches within the match, his fewest since former boss Jose Mourinho was sacked.
Pogba additionally managed simply 75.61 per cent cross accuracy, his worst because the arrival of the brand new boss.
Pogba had only one shot and two dribbles as he didn’t create probabilities for his misfiring team-mates.
French newspaper L’Equipe gave Pogba simply three/10 for his efficiency.
Writing on social media after the sport, Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher mentioned Marquinhos was man of the match.
He wrote: “MOTM Marquinhos! Nice job defensively shadowing Pogba, & tremendous cool in possession.”
A lot of followers mentioned that Pogba’s crimson card was the primary time he acquired “out of Marquinhos’ pocket”, whereas others mentioned he was “dominated”.
Former Arsenal supervisor Arsene Wenger mentioned the entire midfield was “dominated”.
He advised BeIN Sports activities: “You can’t be dominated in midfield and the entire night, Man Utd have been dominated in midfield.
“Paris Saint-Germain performed with 5 midfielders and so they by no means misplaced the ball.
“Manchester United might by no means win the ball again and once they had the ball they misplaced it in a short time as a result of PSG dominated in successful the ball again.
“They misplaced the battle there. While you play at house and you can not hold the ball, you’re all the time in hassle.
“That is what occurred right this moment, United regarded very poor in midfield in comparison with the category of Paris Saint-Germain.
“And mainly it was slightly benefit for PSG to play with 5 midfielders tonight and fewer offensive gamers.”