Man Utd boss Solskjaer: I can't do anything with Alexis Sanchez

The fixtures that could decide Solskjaer’s Manchester United future

Manchester United will host PSG on Tuesday at Old Trafford in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League Round of 16 series.

It was Solskjaer's 12th game since he took over as interim manager from Jose Mourinho and his side were out-performed by superior opposition. Even in his wildest dreams, Thomas Tuchel couldn't have imagined his PSG side leaving Old Trafford with a 2-0 win Tuesday without both Neymar and Edinson Cavani.

However, the Norwegian was left frustrated after watching Kimpembe score the first from Angel Di Maria's corner after being fortunate to escape a second yellow card before the half time.

Paris Saint-Germain made their Champions League win over Manchester United "seem easy", according to goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon.

"But after the goal they could play counter attack".

Paul Pogba was given his marching orders late into the match and will miss the reverse tie at the Parc des Princes. "Perfect, it will be after the qualification", he said. "It was a nice comeback for him".

"This is a top, top team that we played against. He's always super reliable".

The Serbian midfielder told UEFA: "It was a hard game for us".

The 30-year-old, who could possibly face a ban for appearing to tell United fans to "f*** off", has today spoken about the experience of returning to United, and that he's never had a problem with the fans.

Substitute Alexis Sanchez struggled to impose himself up front.

"I think this result is not going to hurt us because of the way we lost", he said.

Solskjaer is capable of transforming the fortunes of players - just look at Pogba.

If trio can score an away goal, it would certainly give PSG an advantage when the two teams play the second leg in Paris.

"I know Paul wants to just shield the ball so he's unlucky that he hits (Alves) on the knee", Solskjaer said.

"It was one of those experiences that can go either way", Solskjaer said.

"It was an experience that can go either way, it's not going to be a season-defining one, it's one we have to learn from".

"If you lose being worse than the opponent, that could hurt us".

"In the Champions League, you can't be dominated in midfield and the whole evening, Manchester United were dominated in midfield".

That's why they're among the favourites for the Champions League but that's the level we need to aim for as a club.

Matic, though, believes a turnaround is possible and has vowed that United will travel to Paris boasting a positive mindset in their bid to reach the quarter-finals.