The United midfielder was despatched off for a second bookable offence shortly after Paris took a 2-1 lead at Outdated Trafford for a late sort out on Ander Herrera, having already escaped a pink card for headbutting Leandro Paredes in the course of the first half.
Solskjaer’s choice to not withdraw Fred was questioned after a defeat which left United requiring a degree away to RB Leipzig in Group H’s remaining spherical of video games as a way to safe qualification for the Champions League knock-out phases.
The United supervisor didn’t agree with referee Daniele Orsato’s choice for Fred’s second yellow however accepted that he had doubtlessly made a mistake by not substituting the 27-year-old, who he believed had regained composure.
“It isn’t a foul,” Solskjaer stated in his post-match press convention. “Fred performed actually disciplined second half and when he makes a sort out like this you’ll be able to’t actually fault the boy.
“We spoke at half time and simply stated be wise and he was, he performed nicely however when the choice the ref made you perhaps look again and say you need to have [taken him off].
“However there was no motive from his efficiency to take him off. He was fortunate to remain on first half. The referee made a mistake there however that is allowed. Fred is aware of he should not put his head in the direction of somebody despite the fact that he would not contact him.
“You’ll be able to’t say Ander tried to impress him, that is a bit unfair to Ander.
“I believed Fred saved his head and funky exceptionally nicely second half and was unfortunate with that call by the referee. So you’ll be able to say in hindsight to have 11 males after all that will have been higher however who’s to say.”
Solskjaer remained optimistic that United will get the purpose that they require from Tuesday’s journey to Leipzig as a way to attain the last-16.
“We all know the future is in our personal palms, we all know that we play towards workforce Leipzig, who have been within the semi remaining final yr, however we’re growing into a greater workforce as nicely,” he stated.
“Tonight – more than happy with efficiency other than after all they have been extra scientific. We should be scientific in these kind of video games. Large video games more often than not are determined by fantastic margins and this time they have been towards us.”