They were given no hope by the press, but Manchester United look like they might just be in with a chance of pulling off a sensational comeback against Paris Saint-Germain, after heading into half-time 2-1 up (still losing 3-2 on aggregate) in their Champions League last 16 clash.
Things got off to an absolute flyer for United, as their often maligned striker Romelu Lukaku capitalised on PSG defender
YOU BIG BEAUTIFUL FUCKING MAN— Scott Saunders (@_scottsaunders) March 6, 2019
Oh My Lord!!! Get in!!! YES Big Rom!! pic.twitter.com/ZXC1W4te23— Mᴀɴ Lɪᴋᴇ Rᴀsʜʏ¹⁰ (@rashydinho95) March 6, 2019
PSG were on the ropes, looking shell-shocked, but the Ligue 1 leaders managed to hit back soon after, after Eric Bailey appeared to suffer from a spontaneous bout of
Eric Bailly has given up defending for lent.— Jonny Sharples (@JonnyGabriel) March 6, 2019
Eric Bailly trying to defend like... pic.twitter.com/swbfJODGiP— ECFC Grecian (@EcfcGrecian) March 6, 2019
Eric Bailly sleeping, he is not a right back and it is costing us tonight. He is being left on an island by himself always against 2 and no one is helping.— Red Devil Bible (@RedDevilBible) March 6, 2019
Things then got very, very exciting for United, as Lukaku once again came up with the goods, as he snuffled up Gianluigi Buffon's spilled save like a seasoned truffle hog, slotting home from a tight angle to send the away fans into absolute hysteria - and the Twitter faithful, for that matter:
Well this game’s a tad bonkers. A mistake from Buffon and Lukaku makes it 2-1.— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) March 6, 2019
Lukaku has deservedly got a lot of criticism this season but boy has he stepped up at the right time. He’s been aware, alert, quick off the mark, aggressive and clinical; especially tonight. Brilliant so far. Another couple in the second half please big guy! ;-)— Doc (@Doc_Joshi) March 6, 2019
Lukaku > Salah— Castro1021 (@Castro1021) March 6, 2019
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Lukaku with more goals in eight days than Alexis Sanchez has scored in his entire spell at United.— Duncan Alexander (@oilysailor) March 6, 2019
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