Very criticized a few weeks ago, Paul Pogba has signed an impressive comeback to the fore.
Manchester United did not pass up the opportunity. On the road to Burnley for the opening game of the 18e day, the Red Devils took the opportunity to take the lead in the Premier League with three points ahead of Liverpool. A first at this stage of the season since the 2013 season. The year of their last title. The Mancuniens however did not have it easy on the lawn of the 16e of the championship and had to wait for the 71e minute to find the fault.
It is Paul pogba who, with a nice volley at the entrance to the area upon receiving a cross from Marcus Rashford, delivered his own. What to complete a high-level performance in the midfield. He is indeed the one who touched the ball the most (104), won the most duels (12), made the most defensive interventions (8) or created the most danger (2).
He’s at his best right now
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who did not hesitate, this fall, to confine him most often in a role of luxury joker, did not fail to highlight his performance at the end of the meeting. “I always said Paul was a great player for us, he told the microphone of English television. He’s a good character in the locker room. He’s always the one guys are looking for, he’s a world champion of course, and I think he’s at his best right now. “
The tricolor world champion also enjoyed his evening. “We won and I’m happy that we played well and happy to be in the lead, but there are some big games to come so we have to focus on that now,” he explained in reference to Sunday’s shock against Liverpool. It’s very difficult to play here. They are very strong but we had to stay calm and luckily the goal has come. There’s still a long way to go, so we’re going to have to focus until the end. ”
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