But Monday's 3-0 win at home to Stoke, a result that meant United closed to within 12 points of Premier League leaders Manchester City, saw Pogba provide assists for goals by Antonio Valencia and Anthony Martial with well-judged passes.
"It's a different kind of performance but a performance needed to get a result against a fearless team like Burnley".
He told Sky Sports: "In the end the thing that decides the game today is a fantastic finish from a player they spent a lot of money on for that reason, for those moments of quality".
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"We should have scored a second goal to kill it, but didn't".
An impressive statistic regarding the assist numbers of Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku has come to the fore online this afternoon, after the Belgian hitman set up Anthony Martial for the only goal of the Red Devils' Premier League clash with Burnley.
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In the Sean Dyche era, Burnley had never won a Premier League game in which they had conceded first, losing 39 of those 49 games, but they nearly levelled instantly. "I don't think any of us are surprised by the gap in the Premier League, I think it's been there a long time and it's getting harder year on year since the business model for football has changed", he said.
Dyche said in his post-match press conference: "I thought the performance was very good".
"You can have a tough run like we have had and lots of different margins can define a game - decisions, injuries".
Martial combined with Pogba before shooting just wide as the half drew to a close, but the France worldwide made the most of his next opportunity with the first piece of real quality in the game.More news: National Football League announces finalists for Walter Payton Man of the Year