Full time: Manchester United 4-1 Fenerbahce

  • Paul Pogba penalty puts United ahead in 32nd minute.
  • Anthony Martial doubles lead from the spot from the restart.
  • World's most expensive player makes it three before half-time.
  • Jesse Lingard hammers home fourth three minutes after the interval.
  • Robin van Persie marks return to Old Trafford with late consolation.
  • Recap: Inter Milan 1-0 Southampton
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Full time: Manchester United 4-0 Fenerbahce

Perhaps the most routine victory of Jose Mourinho's tenure in charge. Two first-half penalties, coupled with Paul Pogba's strike put United on course at half time, before Jesse Lingard complete the rout with a second half fourth. The home fans even had a Robin van Persie goal to enjoy, which was met by applause from all corners of Old Trafford.

It was the ideal way to blow away the cobwebs after the draw at Liverpool and warm-up for Mourinho's return to Chelsea this weekend. Speaking of which, we'll be back with full coverage of all the weekend's Premier League football including the clash at Stamford Bridge. Until then however, goodbye.


A touching moment as Van Persie pays tribute to the crowd who applaud his late consolation.

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Mata denied a fifth for a second time as he twists and turns in the box, but his effort is blocked.


Goal: Manchester United 4-1 Fenerbahce (Robin van Persie)

Quite a moment at Old Trafford as Robin van Persie nets a consolation for Fenerbahce with a tidy finish, a goal which is met with raptures of applause from all corners of the ground. A moment to restore your faith in football, following Van Persie's three-year spell at United. Sloppy from the hosts, but their supporters seem unperturbed.


Memphis Depay on hoping to impress Jose Mourinho.

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Juan Mata should really make it five as he goes through on goal but he is denied by Demirel. I make that the first time the Fenerbahce goalkeeper has got a hand on anything tonight, and about time too.


Tim Fosu-Mensah becomes the latest United change, coming on for the two-goal Paul Pogba. Just over 15 minutes remaining at Old Trafford.


United treating the remainder of this game a little bit like a training game and they're picking off Fenerbahce at will. The Turks are long gone here and will already be thinking about trying to repay the favour in a fortnight's time.


Chance for Mourinho to rest a few players with Chelsea to come on Sunday. Jesse Lingard, after a goal and an assist, is the first to earn one as Memphis Depay comes on for a rare appearance.


Robin van Persie has been a mere spectator tonight, but finally he is into the action after an hour. He collects the ball from Emenike's lay-off and curls goalwards from 30 yards but it is wide of De Gea's riht-hand post.


Jesse Lingard hammers home the fourth just after half time.

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Half a chance for Fenerbahce to pull back what would only be a consolation goal at this stage, as Volkan Sen gets in behind, but his cross can't find Van Persie or Emenike, who was lurking 12 yards out in loads of room.


Goal: Manchester United 4-0 Fenerbahce (Jesse Lingard)

United home and dry but their pressing game has not relented and they make it four less than three minutes after the restart. Pogba and Rooney combine to tee up Lingard, who rifles into the bottom corner from 25 yards. A comfortable win turning into a rout, and Mourinho can look ahead to Chelsea on Sunday.


Marcos Rojo on for Manchester United, as Chris Smalling - who played against Liverpool on Monday - is replaced. A change for Fenerbahce too as former West Ham striker Emmanuel Emenike replaces defender Simon Kjaer. Second half under way at Old Trafford.


Half time: Manchester United 3-0 Fenerbahce

From one glance at the scoreline you'd think is has been plain sailing for the home side, but it has been nothing of the sort in this opening 45 minutes. United have lacked ideas throughout but two defence-splitting passes from Michael Carrick and Juan Mata - which have led to penalties from Paul Pogba and Anthony Martial - and a fine strike from the world's most expensive player ensures Jose Mourinho's men are home and dry.


Goal: Manchester United 3-0 Fenerbahce (Paul Pogba)

Far from his very best since joining from Juventus, but a hint of what Paul Pogba can do on the stroke of half-time. Rooney's cross is taken in brilliantly by Jesse Lingard, whose perfectly-weighted lay-off finds Pogba on the run who sweeps the ball high into the top corner to put United out of sight.


Pogba celebrates his second United goal since his world record move from Juventus.

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United cut apart straight away and they have David de Gea to thank for keeping the size of their lead intact. Souza cuts inside Chris Smalling and only the legs of the Spain international keeps it at 2-0. Important intervention.


Goal: Manchester United 2-0 Fenerbahce (Anthony Martial)

Amazing. United given the chance to double their lead less than a minute later as Mata turns provider to find Martial, who is taken out by Şener Özbayraklı. Referee Bastien has no hesitation but to point to the spot, but this time it is Martial, not Pogba or Wayne Rooney, who steps up and steers United 2-0 to the good.


Penalty to Manchester United


Goal: Manchester United 1-0 Fenerbahce (Paul Pogba)

A gift from Fenerbahce helps a lacklustre United take the lead. Michael Carrick picks out Juan Mata with a fine 40-yard pass. The Spaniard is the wrong side of Simon Kjaer and is brought down. Paul Pogba, rather than Wayne Rooney, steps up and sends goalkeeper Volkan Demirel the wrong way.


Penalty to Manchester United


Home crowd starting to get agitated at Old Trafford as the home side continue to fail to make a worthwhile impression. Pogba tries to inspire some urgency, but his cross is easily headed clear by Skrtel.


Plenty of fight from Rooney so far, but not much quality.

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