Zlatan Ibrahimovic netted a first hat-trick for Manchester United to lead Red Devils to a commanding 3-0 win over Saint-Etienne in the Europa League Round of 32 first leg.

Manchester United took a sizable lead against Saint-Etienne in their Europa League Round of 32 tie, courtesy a Zlatan Ibrahimovic hat-trick. Jose Mourinho’s side now have a three-goal advantage heading into the return leg at the Stade Geoffroy-Guichard next week.

Ibrahimovic gave Manchester United an early lead in the match from a deflected free kick that left Stephane Ruffier wrong footed. He then followed it up with two goals in the second half – an easy tap-in from Marcus Rashford’s driving run and a late penalty – to complete his hat-trick.

The treble takes Ibrahimovic’s tally to 23 goals in all competitions this season, 14 more than any other Manchester United player. Here are the best tweets after a resounding Manchester United win.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic made the headlines with his first Manchester United hat-tricks and he was lauded by everyone post his treble.