Marcus Rashford was next to come close for United in the 18th minute after driving into the Derby box, but the attacker just missed the crossbar, before Derby goalkeeper Scott Carson kept out a curling free kick from Juan Mata.
Anthony Martial combined well with Lukaku on the counter in stoppage time to ensure of the victory and make it two games, two wins and two clean sheets to kick-off 2018. But it was new boy Virgil van Dijk that got the final word, heading in the victor with few minutes left.
Romelu Lukaku, who had replaced Mkhitaryan at the break, then had his goal-bound shot blocked as Pogba curled off target in a good spell of attacking intent from United.
United also got good news regarding Romelu Lukaku, as the Belgian worldwide will be fit and available to play after suffering a scary blow to the head against Southampton on December 30.
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The victim told investigators that she woke up to find her trousers and shirt unbuttoned and the man's hand inside her trousers . But the prosecutor said that "flight attendants did not report that anyone asked them to change seats other than the victim".
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Oklahoma: The Sooners' defense has been an issue all season, but it did look for a while like it might make the decisive play. The game was the highest-scoring Rose Bowl , one point more than USC's 52-49 victory over Penn State in the 2017 Rose Bowl.