Man Utd vs Fulham at Craven Cottage ended in another Premier League victory for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer enriched by Paul Pogba and Anthony Martial.
Fulham has today sunk deeper into relegation trouble as Paul Pogba and Anthony Martial scored 3 at Craven Cottage pushing Man Utd to 4th on the premier league table.
Paul Pogba scored the first Man Utd goal in the 14th minute of the game, Martial in the 23rd minute and once again Pogba scored a penalty in the 65th minute which gave Utd a victory of 0:3 at Craven Cottage.
United has today secured their 10th victory in 11 games under caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Martial noticed Pogba’s left side move into the box where he confused the goalkeeper Sergio Ric Sergio Rico beating the net yet he expected a cross.
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer on MOTD: “The first 10 minutes we made it hard for ourselves but it’s always hard to come here with the crowd and the pitch. But we managed the game well and we came through the first 10 minutes to score some fantastic goals. Solskjaer told BBC
“The players have some fantastic qualities. I’ve been supporting United for many years and you go into every match thinking United is going to win – and the players are thinking that way now.” He added.
Pogba has now become only the 2nd United midfielder to score 10 plus goals in a Premier League season.
🌠 Paul Pogba is the 2nd Man Utd midfielder to score 10+ PL goals in a single campaign in the last 16 seasons (since 2002-03).
The other was Wayne Rooney, who netted 12 goals from 20 midfield starts in 2012-13 pic.twitter.com/jArNrdYorX
— Sky Sports Statto (@SkySportsStatto) February 9, 2019
Fulham manager Claudio Ranieri on Sky Sports: “We have to work hard it’s important to maintain the hope to do our best. I watch my team down three nil but we still wanted to score which is a good thing.”
On the first goal and whether Sergio Rico should have done better: “I don’t know, it was from a very short distance but I do not know about that.”
On getting booed for taking off Schurrle: “I changed it because I wanted to put Babel behind the two strikers and push the full-backs higher up.”
A top-four spot looked a long way off for Manchester United when Jose Mourinho was in charge. Now, they’re up to fourth, moving above Chelsea.
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