Bruno Fernandes and Paul Pogba: A match of perfection

In the first match of the weekend, Bruno Fernandes and Paul Pogba put on a performance for the ages. The rest of the Premier League is on alert.

Old Trafford, August 14th, 2021. The opening day of the 2021-2022 Premier League season. Leeds United as the opening victim. As usual, there were many concerns in regards to Manchester United before the match. Where was Raphaël Varane? Would Paul Pogba stay or leave on a free again? Could Ole Gunnar Solskjær finally win a trophy with Manchester United as manager?

For Manchester United fans, it was a perfect start to the season. Before the match, fans received the official Raphaël Varane announcement. This was confirmed by the player himself walking out onto the field before the game, revealing his kit number. After that, the rest of the day left Manchester United fans euphoric. The long awaited debut for Jadon Sancho came during the second half. But it was the show that Bruno Fernandes and Paul Pogba put on that stole the headlines.

Bruno Fernandes and Paul Pogba both stole the show with spectacular performances. Bruno recorded his first Manchester United hat-trick, and did it in front of a packed Old Trafford. He became only the 10th player to score a hat trick on the opening day of the Premier League. Not to be outdone, Paul Pogba recorded four assists against Leeds United. He became the eighth player in Premier League history and the first United player to have four assists in a game.

Along with great goals from Mason Greenwood and Fred, United put Leeds to bed in the second half. They now start the season off at the top of the Premier League. Thanks to Fernandes and Pogba, the team can move with confidence to the next match against Southampton.

Author: Tawfik

Favorite Manchester United players: Wayne Rooney, Eric Cantona, and Marcus Rashford

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