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Champions League: Solskjaer explains why Fred wasn’t taken off earlier than crimson card towards PSG

Manchester United coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admitted that he was contemplating firing Fred at half-time, throughout their 3-1 defeat to Paris Saint-Germain within the Champions League on Wednesday night time. The second yellow card within the 70th minute.

The Brazilian midfielder received his first yellow card within the 23rd minute, with many believing that he ought to have been despatched off for a header on Paredes. Error on Beneath Herrera. He retains his head within the second half.

“Sure [I considered it]. Fred performed very well. We talked about staying calm and getting again in your ft. The second yellow card wasn't even near a foul. Ander is aware of it,” Solskjaer advised BT Sport.

He added, "Farid mustn’t put his head in the direction of him [for the first yellow]. I don't assume he touched it. He was a bit fortunate to have stayed."