There was a lot occurring at Outdated Trafford so Sportsmail’s ROBERT SUMMERSCALES has rounded up some issues that you will have missed.
Paul Pogba (proper) and Luke Shaw have been on the scoresheet as Manchester United beat Leicester
Pogba pulls rank
Alexis Sanchez received the penalty for United when his first-half shot defected off the arm of Daniel Amartey, through Wes Morgan.
The previous Arsenal playmaker appeared eager to take the spot-kick himself however captain Pogba pulled ranked after a severe dialogue.
Alexis Sanchez (proper) received United an early penalty kick with a shot than hit a defender’s arm
Sanchez and Pogba each appeared to need to take the penalty however captain Pogba pulled rank
500 up for Jose
Pogba’s transformed penalty was the 500th Premier League objective scored by a Jose Mourinho staff.
Simply 124 of Mourinho’s 501 PL targets have been scored by United, with the opposite 377 coming throughout his time at former membership Chelsea.
Former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has now seen his groups rating 501 Premier League targets
Slo-mo spot kick
Pogba took an age to attain from the spot as he carried out one of many slowest run-ups the Premier League has ever seen.
When he lastly arrived on the ball, his shot was hammered emphatically into the highest nook, however that didn’t spare him from getting the meme remedy on Twitter.
Neville will get soaked
Former United captain Gary Neville returned to Outdated Trafford as a part of Sky’s punditry staff on Friday night time.
Neville was showered with applause by his United’s followers.
He was additionally showered with water by the on-pitch sprinklers as he offered half-time protection alongside Kelly Cates.
Sky Sports activities pundit Gary Neville (left) bought moist when an Outdated Trafford sprinkler shot water at him
Sky colleague Kelly Cates, daughter of Liverpool legend Kenny Dalglish, regarded amused
England supervisor Gareth Southgate was within the stands at Outdated Trafford to forged his eye over some potential picks forward of subsequent month’s worldwide break.
Southgate, who sat subsequent to Belgium boss Roberto Martinez, can have loved seeing left again Shaw rating his first objective for United.
England supervisor Gareth Southgate (centre, sporting a purple tie) was at Outdated Trafford on Friday
Foxes concede first Premier League objective for third season working
For a 3rd straight 12 months, Leicester have been concerned within the Premier League’s annual curtain-raiser.
Not solely have they misplaced all three of these season-openers, they’ve all the time conceded first.
Leicester misplaced 4-Three to Arsenal final August, after struggling a 2-1 defeat by Hull 12 months earlier.
Leicester have now conceded the opening objective in three consecutive Premier League seasons
Mourinho begins robust once more
Not like Leicester, United boss Mourinho has a behavior of beginning seasons nicely.
This was the 10th time he has been accountable for a aspect’s opening Premier League fixture and he has by no means misplaced one — successful 9.
Lineup photograph enjoyable
With the beginning of a brand new season comes newly-shot lineup poses.
Leicester ace Harry Maguire was seen rubbing his palms collectively within the shifting pre-match graphic, which used footage lately taken in entrance of a inexperienced display screen.
One Twitter consumer joked that the defender regarded like he was providing to make a spherical of tea.
Wilfred Ndidi regarded like he had an itchy elbow, whereas Pogba wore a smug smirk — as if he knew he was going to be the primary man towards Leicester.
Harry Maguire (second proper) debuted an amusing pose in the course of the pre-match staff graphics
Leicester midfielder Wilfred Ndidi (left) regarded like he had an itchy elbow in his walk-up video
Captain Pogba regarded assured, borderline smug, as he wore an enormous smirk in his walk-up shot