5 things we learned as Man United beat Leeds 5-1

Man United kicked off the new Premier League season in the best way possible – sticking five past Leeds United. Here at five things we learned during the epic game at Old Trafford today!

Bruno is inevitable

Just like Thanos, with a click of his fingers, Bruno Fernandes can turn it on. The Portugal star was at the heart of everything good about our play – scoring his first hat-trick in Reds colours here.

It’s not just the insane movement, the world-class finishing and the elite ability. It’s the desire to win. As soon as United conceded, Bruno kicked it up another gear and the never say die attitude came out.


Paul Pogba is world-class

It has been a real mixed bag from Pogba in United colours. Claiming otherwise would be a straight-up lie. However, his talent is there for all to see and that cannot be denied.

Today, he was more than up for it, registering four assists in a single Premier League game – bettering his tally from last season already! When he’s in the mood, there’s nobody I’d rather have in my side.

I doff my cap to you, sir.

McTominay can start in a top-tier team

Every midfield group worth their salt has someone like Scotty. A willing runner, a hard worker, someone who loves doing the dirty jobs. McTominay would throw his weight around and get stuck in – but show his class in an attacking capacity, too.

He’s the ideal box-to-box midfielder and this isn’t a knock on Nemanja Matic, but the game changed when McTominay went off. The Scotland international has an unbelievable engine and that’s exactly what’s needed against a team like Leeds.

Mason Greenwood an elite talent

Greenwood looked sharp, which shouldn’t be a surprise given he’s had a full pre-season to work on his fitness. He took his goal in typical fashion, with a clinical finish giving the keeper no chance.

It wasn’t just that to his game today, though. Greenwood’s added that technical skill, that decision-making and work ethic to his arsenal. We have a real player on our hands here, ladies and gents!

Solskjaer knows what he’s doing

Don’t doubt our Baby Faced Assassin. He’ll change it up tactically from game-to-game and in this one, he played Marcelo Bielsa at his own game.

From first minute, the chances were flowing. Our counter-attacking play was on point, with Paul Pogba carrying out his manager’s instructions perfectly.

Solskjaer got his just desserts here, with the gaffer deserving of all the plaudits coming his way.

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