But there was a moment of controversy in the match when Sanchez tried to grab the ball off Pogba before the penalty, though the World Cup victor insists he was within his rights to take the spot-kick.
"It was my first goal and that is all that was important, it doesn't matter how I scored", he said.
Despite being critical of the club, Scholes is hoping the Red Devils get their campaign off to a ideal start when they face Leicester City at 3am tomorrow.
"But again, the perception of the people that read can be different, but I like my players and my group".
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"No miracles. The players with a proper pre-season are fit and they are strong".
'I want to be back in the England squad and involved in competitions like the World Cup.
But for all that could have been this summer, Mourinho certainly has the talent at his disposal to make this a successful season, especially if Pogba can replicate Friday night's display. I focus on just what we have, and we go with everything we have to the first match.' In addition to holding on to 25-year-old Maguire, Leicester supplemented their squad with two more defenders - Filip Bekovic and Caglar Soyuncu.
"I think what Jose Mourinho saw and what all of us saw in the summer was Paul Pogba smashing the middle of the France changing room, calling on the rest of the players, demanding more from them".
Chelsea let the Serbian defensive midfielder leave for £35m last summer - and he enjoyed a remarkably consistent debut season at Old Trafford. Not just with that [goal] but in 90 minutes he made just one mistake, and it's the kind of mistake where probably the linesman could help him and give a freekick for us and resolve the problem, ' said the Portuguese. "I won eight championships and three Premier Leagues but I keep feeling the second [place] last season was one of my biggest achievements in the game".
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