Ibrahimovic at the twofold as Man Utd sink Saints

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores twice as Jose Mourinho wins first home match

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Manchester United 2-0 Southampton

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored in both half as Manchester United accomplished their second successive Premier League win of Jose Mourinho’s tenure with a 2-0 win over Southampton.

Ibrahimovic, on his house debut in the English prime flight, struck with a 36th-minute header and a second-half penalty to make sure Mourinho’s first match in cost at Old Trafford resulted in victory.

 

United, for whom Paul Pogba made his first begin since rejoining the club from Juventus, gave a commanding efficiency with the Frenchman, Ibrahimovic and Wayne Rooney all enjoying vital roles.

Pogba started the match brightly, testing Fraser Forster after 13 minutes with a curling 20-yard strike from the left fringe of the realm, shortly after Southampton had suffered the expensive lack of Oriel Romeu, their defensive midfielder, to a muscular harm.

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