In the game between PSG and Manchester United, no one except optimistic United Fans would’ve given United a chance because the tie seemed all but over following PSG’s victory in Old Trafford a fortnight ago.
PSG came into the game with a two goal lead. However, the game started in the best possible manner for United as Lukaku profited from a defensive mix-up to round Buffon and slot into the empty net from a tight angle.
The goal gave Manchester United a serious boost but they were soon pegged back by an equalizer from PSG.
PSG had the greater ball possession and kept attacking Manchester United but they couldn’t find a breakthrough.
A rare error from Glanuigi Buffon gifted Lukaku another opportunity which he grabbed with both hands and sent his team a goal up. The Parisiens struggled to restore parity to no avail.
The unprecedented miracle occurred in the 90th minute when United were awarded a penalty following a hand ball.
Marcos Rashford stepped forward, held his nerves and dispatched an unstoppable shot up the left corner of the post given united a 3-1 lead and throwing both players and fans into a frenzy.
Coach Ole Gunnar Solksjaer has continued to follow in the footsteps of Sir Alex Ferguson and Manchester United will be super elated.
The Champions league might just be RED this season.