It was a night of utmost drama in the Champions League as Manchester United produced probably the biggest comeback of the season by beating Paris Saint Germain in their own backyard. The Red Devils overturned a 2-0 deficit from the first leg and won the second leg by 3-1 to advance to the quarter-final of the elite club competition. Romelu Lukaku scored twice while Marcus Rashford scored the deciding penalty to help their side get over the line against the Ligue 1 giants, who scored one goal through Juan Bernat on the night.
Here is how the Twitter reacted to the dramatic victory that Manchester United snatched from the jaws of defeat to advance to the next round of the Champions League 2018/19.
Some people were saluting the outstanding performance by the Red Devils on the night.
If you’re a Tottenham fan, a Chelsea fan or an Arsenal fan and you’re not happy with Manchester United qualifying for the quater finals, then football really isn’t for you
— Mr Sam (@XammyOfficial) March 6, 2019
Former Champions League-winning Manchester United ace Rio Ferdinand resonated with this famous comment made by Solskjaer after the first leg defeat at Old Trafford.
Mountains are there to be climbed…. Correct Ole! @ManUtd
— Rio Ferdinand (@rioferdy5) March 6, 2019
— GILBERT (@gilReal254) March 6, 2019
Some fans were as excited as Jesse Lingard after the penalty went in!
— Michelle Polanski (@MichellePolans3) March 6, 2019
Harry Maguire congratulated England teammate Marcus Rashford on the win. A union on the cards at Old Trafford next summer?
Class mate 👏
— Harry Maguire (@HarryMaguire93) March 6, 2019
The Twitter was abuzz with praises for the Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. People also compared the win against PSG with the one the Red Devils achieved in the 1999 Champions League final, the Norweigan being the hero of the night on both the occasions.
— Skhumanisto (@Skhumbu11020092) March 6, 2019
Some fans demanded that Ole should be handed the permanent manager role at Old Trafford without any more delay.
Give him the Job already… pic.twitter.com/8Hu4O0wRRs
— Barneyskye (@BarnabasUzochi) March 6, 2019
People also shared their emotions through the pictures of the dramatic night at Parc Des Princes.
— Patrick 🇰🇪 (@PatricPatricks) March 6, 2019
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