EPL: Pogba breaks record with brace against Fulham

Ander Herrera

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Paul Pogba scored a brace while Anthony Martial sandwiched a goal in between as Solskjaer made a string of changes keeping PSG in mind.

Manchester United have been resurgent in the last few weeks after Jose Mourinho was sacked and former player Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was appointed as the interim manager.

"The good atmosphere helps the team, and for me, being more in the box gives me more chances to score".

"It's not about making a case for me to stay", he told Sky Sports .

As soon as Pogba's opening goal - his 10th PL strike of the season - hit the net in the 14th minute of the game, all Manchester United players were seen celebrating immediately, except star striker Romelu Lukaku. Fulham were dispatched 3-0 on Saturday and here we will be taking a look at some important storylines.

"It was a big game for us, as we knew we could get into the top four", Jones said of the weekend fixture. The home side created more chances with Andre Schurrle shooting over from seven yards. United were 11 points behind the Blues when Mourinho was let go, but are back in contention with a rare run of form - the streak of six consecutive away wins in all competitions is a first for the club since May 2009.

Pogba was again influential for United, scoring the first and adding the third from the penalty spot in the second half to make the game safe. Do we really have the hunger and urgency to come back? We want to be in the top four.

And as we head towards the final phase of the season, Fulham are sinking further into the relegation scrap, having acquired just seventeen points in 26 matches and are in desperate need of a miraculous turnaround if they are to maintain their top-flight status next season.

The 23-year-old marked his first start since that contract with an assist and a superb goal in the 3-0 win against Fulham, where his fine solo effort led ex-United captain Gary Neville to compare it to a Ronaldo effort at Craven Cottage in 2007.

Juan Mata and Diogo Dalot both came in to get game time, with Anthony Martial starting and looking inspired. It's not going to be easy. "I feel great, the team feels good".

'There is just a positivity about the place, to grind results out when we're not playing well, to play forward, to play with intent and objective - and that's exactly what we're doing.

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