Manchester United beat rivals Manchester City in their International Champions Cup opener in Houston.
Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola faced off in Houston as the two Manchester clubs went head-to-head derby outside England and it was the Red Devils who left victorious.
Thanks to Paul Pogba’s pass in the 37th minute to the new signing Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashford who scored a quick-fire double to help the United win 2-0 in front of 67,401 football fans at NRG Stadium.
United star Pogba was so happy with the victory.
“It’s a derby, whether it’s a friendly or not – we want to win against Manchester City. We have to carry on like this, keep winning and keep that winning mentality because it’s important. I feel good. My legs are going now. We have to get ready for the big matches like the Super Cup against Real Madrid. You have to beat the best to become the best.” Pogba stated
United had already picked up wins over LA Galaxy and Real Salt Lake and they are now up to play with Real Madrid.
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