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Soljkaer admits possible Fred mistake

Pin Fred was sent off in the second half. AFP
Fred was sent off in the second half. AFP

Soljkaer admits possible Fred mistake

Oliver Hall by Oliver Hall @besoccer_com - 0 1,381

Ole Gunnar Solsjkaer admitted that he maybe should have taken Fred off at half-time before the United player saw red in the second-half.

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Soljskaer admitted that he may have made a mistake by not substituting Fred at half-time in the game against PSG in the Champions League last night.

The midfielder was lucky not to be sent off in the first-half after an apparent headbutt on Leandro Paredes and was only given a yellow card despite the ref reviewing the decision at the pitchside VAR monitor.

Unfortunately for the Red Devils, his luck didn't last into the second-half.

Ole said: "He played well but with the decision the referee made you maybe look back and say you should have (taken him off)".

Fred looked like a loose cannon throughout the first-half and many suggested that he would be subbed at the interval.

Instead, the Brazilian stayed on the pitch and received a second yellow card for a foul on former United player Ander Herrera just second after PSG retook the lead.

The French side went on to win 3-1 at Old Trafford and keep their hopes of progression alive.

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