"What Manchester United is now to me are a counter attacking team with very mobile players and one player in the middle like Pogba who can create the first difference", Wenger said.
However, the Norwegian was left frustrated after watching Kimpembe score the first from Angel Di Maria's corner after being fortunate to escape a second yellow card before the half time. The second goal, that was quality by them.
"We had many midfielders and we are used to playing with more forwards so we had to adapt".
But the lack of a response to losing Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard in quick succession to injury towards the end of the first half underlined why planning on overhauling the squad needs to start straight away.
But what was striking to people around the team was how composed Tuchel and his players were.
Solskjaer is capable of transforming the fortunes of players - just look at Pogba.
In a fittingly downbeat coda, Pogba was sent off in stoppage time, catching Dani Alves for a second booking that rules him out of the return leg on March 6.
"I don't know why [Neville] said that", Schmeichel said, also speaking to beIN Sports .
In the night's other last-16 game, teenager Nicolo Zaniolo scored twice to lead Roma to a 2-1 victory.
United's big names ultimately did not perform when it mattered.
But the Spaniard said United could take heart from some good results away from home this season. This is a level up from what we have played against with the games we've had.
"It was an experience that can go either way, it's not going to be a season-defining one, it's one we have to learn from".
David Moyes was the last Manchester United manager to win a Champions League knockout tie in 2014.
"We will give it a go".
Manchester United's "Theatre of Dreams" has never seemed such an appropriate venue for a visiting team.
Buffon was named in PSG's starting XI and the 41-year-old became only the third keeper after Edwin van der Sar and Iker Casillas to reach 50 Champions League clean sheets.