Neymar 7, Kylian Mbappe 7; David de Gea 9, Marcus Rashford 9: Paris Saint-Germain v Manchester United player ratings

Late winner earns United three points in Champions League opener

Marcus Rashford produced another late strike to sink Paris Saint-Germain as Manchester United beat last season's runners-up 2-1 in their Champions League Group H opener.

The England striker, whose last-gasp penalty gave United a stunning victory over PSG in the last 16 in 2019, smashed home low in the 87th minute as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side claimed a well-deserved three points.

United had taken a first-half lead behind closed doors in Paris courtesy of a retaken Bruno Fernandes penalty after United's captain for the night had initially missed.

But it looked as though PSG would escape with a draw despite a poor performance after France striker Anthony Martial headed a Neymar corner into his own net 10 minutes after the restart. But Rashford had other ideas.

It is another fine result for Solskjaer, who was handed the United manager's job on a permanent basis on the back of that victory in March 2019 and has now seen his side bounce back in style from an embarrassing 6-1 home loss to Tottenham Hotspur.

Despite hailing the performance of his side, Solskjaer admitted it was not the same feeling as the dramatic win the last time they visited Paris.

"It is a different feel of course, this is the start of the group stages," he told BT Sport.

"We win against a fantastic team, last time was knockout and the euphoria was different this time there are no fans, it is sterile and no-one to celebrate with.

"We know that when you go away against a team like this against players like Neymar and Mbappe, we know we have to defend well.

"We know that to get through you probably need 10 points, next week's game against Leipzig will be very, very important for us."

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