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Timu ya Manchester United imeanza vyema katika Michuano ya Ligi ya Mabingwa barani Ulaya baada ya kuichapa Basel Jumla ya magoli 3-0 huku ikipata pigo kwa kiungo wao Paul Pogba  kuumia na kutolea nje kipindi cha kwanza na nafasi yake kuchukuliwa na  Marouane Fellaini,ambaye alifunga goli la kwanza katika mchezo huo.

But Romelu Lukaku doubled the lead when he headed home to register his first goal in Champions League football 
 Lukaku celebrates as the two Belgians do the damage for United to begin their European campaign in fine style

Marcus Rashford then made it three when he was found in acres of space with just five minutes to go and slotted home

MANCHESTER UNITED (4-2-3-1): De Gea 7; Young 7, Lindelof 6, Smalling 6.5, Blind 6.5; Matic 7, Pogba 6 (Fellaini 19, 8); Mata 7 (Rashford 77′), Mkhitaryan 6.5, Martial 6 (Lingard 69′, 6); Lukaku 7.5

Subs not used: Carrick, Romero, Valencia, Damian

Bookings: Young, Blind

Goals: Fellaini 35′, Lukaku 53′, Rashford 85′

BASLE (3-4-3):Vaclik 7; Lang 6, Akanji 5.5, Suchy 6, Balanta 4.5, Riveros 5.5 (Oberlin 77); Steffen 6, Xhaka 6, Zuffi 6, Elyounoussi 7; Van Wolfswinkel 5 (Bua 66, 6)

Subs not used: Salvi, Gaber, Fransson, Schmid, Calla

Bookings: Balanta, Lang, Xhaka


Paul Pogba, who was given the captains armband by Jose Mourinho, shakes the officials' hands before kick-off
Mourinho looks on from the bench as the rain begins to pour at Old Trafford during United's Champions League opener
Romelu Lukaku fires a shot off from close range during the opening exchanges but it is cleared off the line
Basle boss Raphael Wicky gestures from the touchline as his team come under huge pressure from the hosts
Another chance goes begging for United as Henrikh Mkhitaryan latches on to a cross but it sails over the bar
Pogba goes to ground after feeling his hamstring before team-mate Juan Mata asks whether the Frenchman can play on
But, unfortunately for the France international, he trudges off the pitch and heads for the tunnel after just 20 minutes


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