Pogba, Bruno Fernandes lead Man.United to crush Leeds 5-1

Sports Desk, Aug 14 (EFE).- Bruno Fernandes on Saturday scored a hat-trick and Paul Pogba bagged four assists to fire Manchester United to a 5-1 win over Leeds United in their 2021-2022 Premier League opener.

The Portuguese midfielder broke the deadlock at the half-hour mark when he controlled a pass from the Frenchman and fired it home on a left-foot close-range shot.

Three minutes into the second half, English defender Luke Ayling tied the score with a powerful shot from outside the area.

It took the Red Devils four minutes to regain the lead on a low, close-range shot from midfielder Mason Greenwood off a Pogba pass.

The duo Fernandes-Pogba proved to be lethal in the 54th minute, with a left-foot shot that was allowed by the goal-line technology.

The Portuguese player completed his hat-trick assisted by a long pass from Sweden defender Victor Lindelöf.

Brazilian midfielder Fred rounded off the Red Devils’ win in the 68th minute by connecting a low cross from Pogba. EFE


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