Pogba's brace ensure Man Utd dethroned Chelsea in 4th place

EPL By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 09/02/2019

Paul Pogba's brace ensured Manchester United dethroned Chelsea from fourth place in the log table after comfortable 3-0 win over Fulham in Craven Cottage in th Premier League encounter on Saturday early kickoff.

Fulham started on the front foot and had chances to take the lead in an open start to the game, but it was Red Devils who took the lead and once again it was Pogba who was at the heart of it.

Anthony Martial played the ball inside to former Juventus midfielder, who was played onside by Joe Bryan, and after finding space on the left of the area he smashed a fine finish past Sergio Rico who was wrong-footed and unable to get a hand on shot as it flew in past his near post.

Martial doubled the lead in the 23rd minute with a superb solo effort, starting from inside his own half and jinking in and out of the Fulham defence before opening his body up to slot into the far post for his 11th of the season.

Manchester United effectively wrapped the game up shortly after the hour, as Mata was brought down inside the area by Maxime Le Marchand while trying to turn away from goal.

Pogba stepped up nonchalantly to fire the ball into the corner and put the result beyond doubt.

Manchester United welcome PSG in the Champions League last 16 on Tuesday night before hosting Premier League rival Liverpool at Old Trafford next weekend