Paul Pogba limps out of Man United game in first half

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Goals from Marouane Fellaini, Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashford were enough to gve United a comfortable win in their Champions League opener.

We have a group of players who must be ready to play and not to play. "We stopped playing seriously and stopped making right decisions. When we do that, let's enjoying playing against the big guys". "We could have put ourselves in trouble", he said. I don't like it. Flicks and tricks.

"The only thing I can say is that Real Madrid past year played the last month in La Liga with the second team", he said.

Lukaku's first goal in the Champions League group stage early in the second half compounded matters for the visitors, who were unable to prevent substitute Rashford netting his first goal in the competition late on.

Mourinho said United, a three-time European champion, was back in its "natural habitat" after being absent from the Champions League last season.

He said: "I don't know, it looks like a hamstring injury".

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Mourinho did, however, laud the return of Belgium worldwide Marouane Fellaini, who came on for the injured Paul Pogba in the first half and scored the opening goal of the clash.

However it was the hosts' night and the Red Devils did have more opportunities to add to the scoreline, particularly in the first half with Henrikh Mkhitaryan missing two great chances, including hitting the post from close range.

The Belgium global, who has also scored four goals in two World Cup qualifiers since the start of the season, has looked every bit the marksman Jose Mourinho wanted when he bought him from Everton for £75million in the summer. We are not going to say that Pogba is "one more player" on the squad, because he isn't.

"I don't know (what the severity is)", Mourinho told MUTV, the club's in-house television station. They are all good players and I think it's easy to play with them all.

"Squads are for this, squads are for injuries, squads are for suspensions".