Author of a tackling hand sanctioned by a penalty in favor of AS Roma (6-2) Thursday night in the semi-final first leg of the Europa League, Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba joked when explaining his fault. The world champion also actively participated in the large victory of his team.
Contrasting but successful evening for Paul Pogba and the Red Devils. Despite a missed start to the game, Manchester United made a giant leap towards the Europa League final by crushing AS Roma 6-2 on Thursday night at Old Trafford. Great architect of this success, Paul Pogba shone and scored the penultimate goal with a nice header at the end of the game. It was bad for the French, however, at the origin of a penalty converted by Pellegrini from the 15th minute of play.
After resorting to VAR, the Pickaxe is sanctioned for a hand in the box on a badly negotiated tackle against Karsdorp. “I don’t know how to tackle, why do I have to tackle,” the former Juventus player told BT Sport mirco with a smile. “It’s my problem, I try to tackle, to be like a English! I still need to practice. “
If Paul Pogba is at fault on this action, it was then to his advantage in a new role as an eccentric midfielder on the left side. “I’ve been feeling a lot better for some time, he said on RMC Sport. I have the confidence of the players, the staff. I’m starting to get used to this position of 8 off center. I get along well with it. Luke [Shaw] and Fred behind. We must continue like this. “
Same observation for his coach: “Today, it’s a role in which he is very good, rejoices Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. There is a lot of freedom, but because there are the foundations behind him. The difference today is that we have realized most of our opportunities, we had a few more beautiful ones, but I am very satisfied. ” AS Roma will try to achieve a huge feat and overthrow MU next Thursday on the occasion of the return semi-final in the Italian capital (May 6 live on RMC Sport).
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