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ANALYSIS | Axel Tuanzebe, the answer to Solskjaer's defensive woes at Manchester United

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Axel Tuanzebe and Kylian Mbappe (Getty Images)
Axel Tuanzebe and Kylian Mbappe (Getty Images)

Manchester United have always had great defensive partnerships throughout the years when they dominated English football and won multiple titles.

During Sir Alex Ferguson's 26-year reign as manager of the Red Devils, he put together some of the best centre-back pairings the club could have hoped for.

The early 1990s saw the rise of the hardened pairing of Steve Bruce and Gary Pallister. These two were rock solid and built a wall that secured Ferguson's first title at the club - the 1990 FA Cup.

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Tue 01 Dec 20 19:55 PM (SAST)
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Real Madrid
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Salzburg
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Results
Wed 25 Nov 20
Bayern Munchen 3
Salzburg 1
Wed 25 Nov 20
Atletico Madrid 0
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Internazionale 0
Real Madrid 2
Logs
Team
P
W
PTS
1. Bayern Munchen Group A
4
4
12
2. Atletico Madrid Group A
4
1
5
3. Lokomotiv Moskva Group A
4
0
3
4. Salzburg Group A
4
0
1