PSG's Di Maria expected United fans' abuse accused of swearing in reply

Angel di Maria takes big swipe at Man Utd- ‘Thank God I came to PSG

However, the reaction from Angel di Maria after the goal was rather aggressive, as he appeared to hurl abuses at the Manchester United fans.

Ashley Young earned his one year contract extension in the eyes of some Manchester United fans when he made a decision to shoulder barge Angel Di Maria into the metal boards a good five yards from the sidelines at Old Trafford.

A beer bottle was thrown onto the pitch near Di Maria, but the stunt didn't seem to affect him. PSG struggled to bring Kylian Mbappe into the game, without the injured Edinson Cavani stretching United's defence, and Neymar being Neymar.

The Argentina winger was regularly jeered by the home fans at Old Trafford, who he played in front of for one unhappy season in the 2014-15 campaign having arrived amid much fanfare from Real Madrid.

In the first half, Di Maria received a welcome back from former teammate Ashley Young when the United captain barged him into the advertising hoards as the ball went out for a throw in, to huge applause from the crowd.

"The slope at the side of the Old Trafford pitch made it look far worse than it was".

Then came the moment the Argentine had been waiting for.

According to Delaney, Di Maria never actually wanted to join United and his transfer was an unfortunate product of the transfer market at that time. "If you tease him, it does not make him weaker", said his manager Thomas Tuchel, summing up his contribution perfectly, even noting Di Maria's weak start to the game as he won just one of his nine duels.

"Referee Daniele Orsato got it right - Young's challenge on Di Maria did not warrant a second yellow card", Clattenburg wrote in the Daily Mail.

As the PSG players celebrated on the byline, an incensed Di Maria let out his frustration by screaming "F*ck off!" He [Di Maria] was a bit nervous and needed to be calmer in the first half.



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