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Pogba's injury a big blow

Given his fine start to the season, Paul Pogba’s injury in the first half was a cruel blow for the Frenchman and United.

He went down clutching his hamstring near the 20th minute after overstretching for a tackle, and initial signs indicate that he could be out for at least four or five weeks, with Pogba leaving Old Trafford on crutches after the match.

Although Mourinho will be delighted with Fellaini’s impact after replacing Pogba, the Frenchman is in a different league when it comes to playing style. His creativity and power in midfield gives United added impetus and he will not be easily replaced.