But they picked up all three points regardless, leapfrogging Manchester City at the top of the table following their 2-0 victory over Manchester City earlier in the day. 'I didn't expect it with the left foot like this but if you don't try, then you don't score.
Pogba's future has been one of speculation fo a number of years, his agent Mino Raiola having declared his career his career at Old Trafford to be over last month, and the midfielder was again asked if he is happy amid the Red Devils' resurgence.
It was reported that Pogba apologised to his Man Utd teammates following his crucial missed chance in the 0-0 draw with Liverpool, and he admitted he wasn't happy with himself. There is no doubt that he is the best footballer on the field in the majority of Premier League matches he appears in, and even hard tasks are made to look easy. "It wasn't my favourite goal ever but it was still attractive".More news: Samsung may not cancel the Galaxy Note lineup after all
The Frenchman said he had been "really mad" after failing to convert a late chance against Liverpool. Most important was the win today.
"We did it the hard way and we did it the attractive way", said Pogba.
"And of course, we've been here, we know where we want to get to at Manchester United". He was tracking back here and made four tackles, the most of anyone in the team, while he also topped the table for most interceptions and gained possession the most times too.More news: Coronavirus: Germany extends COVID lockdown until February 14
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said their improvement this season has shown he is the right man for the job and urged his players to maintain the momentum in the Premier League title race.
United are unbeaten in 17 away league games, and have not lost on the road in the Premier League for over a year.More news: FG: No COVID-19 test required for resumption of schools