Manchester United secured a 2-0 victory over Leeds United in a pre-season friendly match in Oslo, Norway. The game saw the debut of Mason Mount, who recently joined the team from Chelsea.

Mason Mount's eye-catching performance on his Oslo debut makes Erik ten Hag proud
Mason Mount’s eye-catching performance on his Oslo debut makes Erik ten Hag proud

United got off to a strong start, with Noam Emeran scoring the opening goal in the 19th minute. The young forward, who joined United from Amiens in 2019, showed great composure to slot the ball past the Leeds goalkeeper after being played in by midfielder Juan Mata.

Mason Mount's eye-catching performance on his Oslo debut makes Erik ten Hag proud
Mason Mount’s eye-catching performance on his Oslo debut makes Erik ten Hag proud

Leeds tried to mount a comeback, but were unable to break through United’s defense, which included new signing Raphael Varane, who recently joined the team from Real Madrid. United doubled their lead in the 54th minute, with Joe Hugill scoring a spectacular goal from outside the box.

Mason Mount's eye-catching performance on his Oslo debut makes Erik ten Hag proud
Mason Mount’s eye-catching performance on his Oslo debut makes Erik ten Hag proud

Mason Mount made his debut for United in the second half and put in a solid performance, showing glimpses of the quality that made him a standout player at Chelsea. The midfielder played in a more advanced role than he is used to and linked up well with his new teammates.

Mason Mount's eye-catching performance on his Oslo debut makes Erik ten Hag proud
Mason Mount’s eye-catching performance on his Oslo debut makes Erik ten Hag proud

The victory will be a confidence booster for United, who are looking to build on their second-place finish in the Premier League last season and challenge for major honors. The team has made several key signings this summer, including Varane and Jadon Sancho, and will be hoping to mount a serious challenge for the title.

Mason Mount's eye-catching performance on his Oslo debut makes Erik ten Hag proud
Mason Mount’s eye-catching performance on his Oslo debut makes Erik ten Hag proud

For Leeds, the defeat serves as a reminder of the challenges that lie ahead in the upcoming Premier League season. The team finished in ninth place last season and will be looking to improve on that position in the coming months.

Mason Mount's eye-catching performance on his Oslo debut makes Erik ten Hag proud
Mason Mount’s eye-catching performance on his Oslo debut makes Erik ten Hag proud

Overall, the match provided an opportunity for both teams to get some valuable match practice ahead of the new season. For United, the performance of their new signings and the debut of Mason Mount will give fans plenty to be excited about.

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