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WATCH: Man Utd’s Pogba scores first goal of Premier League season

After Leicester City commit a handball in the box, Man United's Paul Pogba scores from the penalty spot to make it 1-0.

The first goal of the Premier League season belongs to one of the highest profile names on perhaps the biggest club (Watch live on NBCSN and online via

Manchester United’s Paul Pogba converted a third minute penalty against Leicester City to give the Red Devils a 1-0 lead at Old Trafford on Friday in the PL’s first match of the 2018-19 season.

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Alexis Sanchez’s early show was blocked by the raised arm of Daniel Amartey, and Pogba left no doubt with his penalty attempt against Kasper Schmeichel.

Wilfred Ndidi’s deflected shot was collected by David De Gea in the 15th minute, as Leicester gained a foothold but mostly tried to defy United’s possession.

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