Paul Pogba the star as Man United get off to winning Champions League start

first_img 3 Pogba shows incredible touch and finesse to open the scoring Ran the game from midfield for United 3 3 With tough assignments against Valencia and Juventus to come, United knew just how important it would be to get three points in their Group H opener on the Stade de Suisse’s plastic pich.The Red Devils were not at their best in Bern, but emerged victorious from this tricky encounter with Pogba following his classy opener with a superb spot-kick and assist for Anthony Martial in the 3-0 win.It was a comprehensive, if not always convincing, start to their Champions League campaign – and all the more satisfying as Mourinho’s players appeared to avoid injury on the Swiss champions’ controversial surface.STAR MAN – Paul Pogbacenter_img His power and pace were just too match for Young Boys to handle, a sensational performance.Showed incredible composure to pick out Anthony Martial at speed on the counter for the match-deciding goal.The stutter for the penalty shows he is oozing class and confidence right now.MOMENT OF THE MATCH – Pogba’s first Captain Paul Pogba inspired Manchester United as Jose Mourinho’s men overcame Young Boys and a potentially problematic plastic pitch to get off to a winning start in the Champions League.The World Cup winner was virtually unplayable, receiving a rapturous ovation from the travelling United fans as he left the synthetic surface in Switzerland. A sizzling one-two, dazzling feet and then a powerful finish into the top corner with his supposedly weak foot.Makes £89million look like a snip in the current market. What a strike by the World Cup winner last_img

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