Red-hot Manchester United thrash Young Boys 3-0 in Champions League opener

Red-hot Manchester United thrash Young Boys 3-0 in Champions League opener

Manchester United began their UEFA Champions League campaign in Group H, on a high note thrashing BSC Young Boys 3-0 on Wednesday, September 19, and picking up maximum points.

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Young Boys did look the better side at the start of the encounter and tested United's number one shot-stopper David De Gea with a couple of long-range efforts, but to no avail.

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Red-hot Manchester United thrash Young Boys x-0 in Champions League opener

Pogba scores a goal to make it 2-0 during the Group H match of the UEFA Champions League between BSC Young Boys and Manchester United at Stade de Suisse, Wankdorf on.

United weathered the storm and showed sheer brilliance and raw tenacity in the fixture that was played on artificial turf - a turf United players were unaccustomed to playing on.

Paul Pogba was brilliant for the Red Devils, scoring a brace and providing an assist for Anthony Martial's goal at Stade de Suisse, Wankdorf in Bern, Switzerland.

His first goal came in the 35 minute following a brilliant strike that found the top corner of the net after some fancy foot work and build-up by teammate Fred.

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Red-hot Manchester United thrash Young Boys x-0 in Champions League opener

Lukaku in action with Guillaume Hoarau and Steve von Bergen of BSC Young Boys during the Group H match of the UEFA Champions League at Stade de Suisse, Wankdorf.

Pogba secured United's second goal from the penalty spot making it 2-0 to the visitors prior to the end of the first stanza.

United boss Jose Mourinho saw it fit to give Red Devil's summer signing Diogo Dalot a chance to feature and he did not disappoint, showing a lot of potential and providing the team with stability.

Martial finally got his season started when he turned up for united in Switzerland.

Pogba found space and time after striding towards Young Boys' goal and unselfishly passed the ball to Martial, who banged it in low and hard.

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Red-hot Manchester United thrash Young Boys x-0 in Champions League opener

Diogo Dalot in action with Loris Benito of BSC Young Boys during the Group H match of the UEFA Champions League between BSC Young Boys and Manchester United at Stade de Suisse, Wankdorf.

Earlier, Mourinho verbally attacked some football pundits and defended his treatment of Rashford at Old Trafford this season, Briefly.co.za learned.

Former Liverpool star Jamie Carragher earlier this week suggested that Rashford should leave United for him to fulfill his potential.

Mourinho suggested that pundits had their own hidden agenda's and were not independent and went on to claim they received salaries from the clubs they worked for.

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