Manchester United supervisor Ole Gunnar Solskjaer felt Fred’s sort out that noticed him despatched off was “nowhere close to a foul” however mentioned the midfielder could have been fortunate earlier.
Fred was despatched off within the second half of United’s 3-1 Champions League loss at house to Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday.
The Brazilian was booked within the first half for an obvious headbutt on Leandro Paredes, earlier than getting his second yellow card after showing to win the ball forward of Ander Herrera.
Fred conceded 4 fouls however his eight possessions gained had been the equal most at Previous Trafford regardless of seeing purple with 20 minutes remaining.
Solskjaer lamented the choice that noticed the midfielder despatched off, though admitted he could have been lucky earlier.
“We spoke to him at half-time – and be smart – and I assumed he was. I assumed he performed very well,” he informed a information convention.
“I assumed he was very, very smart within the second half and he covers the bottom, he will get as much as males with out attempting to sort out. The ball that he truly will get a yellow card for although, the sort out, that’s nowhere close to a foul. So, in the event you see that once more, that’s a mistake by the referee.
“However that’s additionally human error, it’s allowed. You’ll be able to’t, I can’t sit there and complain about that now. I assumed Fred was unfortunate there, however he was in all probability fortunate sufficient to come back off for the primary half.”