Pogba took home the man of the match award and has revealed the tactical tweak that saw United take control of the encounter.
"I moved a bit more forwards in the second half and we did a good job," he told BBC Sport.
"Both goals are lovely goals, the performance of the team was great, we could create more chances. If you don't shoot you cannot score."
Pogba was pictured giving his shirt to a ball boy after the encounter and admits it was vital United returned to winning ways.
"We played with aggression but a positive way. We knew we could score going in at half-time. We believed in it. We just had to work hard," he added.
"2018 starts very well for us, let's enjoy it. A good win.
"We are United, if you draw it is a problem, we just want to win."