Kenedy and Muto put Newcastle 2 up in the first ten minutes of the game.
And part of that second-half renaissance was led by Frenchman Pogba - who was moved to a deeper role but bossed the midfield.
"As a friend of mine was saying to me this morning: if tomorrow it is raining in London it is my fault, If there is some difficulty to have the agreement of Brexit, it is my fault".
"I think a lot of wickedness and a clear man-hunting which I think in football is too much".
Wayne Rooney has thrown his support behind his embattled former manager Jose Mourinho, telling those Manchester United team-mates he once played alongside that they have under-performed in recent weeks and must take their share of the responsibility.
Riyad Mahrez blazes over late penalty as Man City's Anfield hoodoo remains
Manchester City forward Riyad Mahrez insists he will not let his shocking penalty miss against Liverpool affect his confidence. You always say champions win or pick points up when they're not playing well, Liverpool aren't at their best at the moment.
And the great support for the Stretford End and others around the stadium clearly worked as Mourinho's men spiritedly fought back to score three in the final 20 minutes.
A number of reports indicated that he would be sacked today regardless of the result on Saturday but the manner of the victory may have given him a reprieve over the global break, although many still speculate that he still won't see out the fortnight with Zinedine Zidane a heavy favourite to take over at Old Trafford.
Instead of worrying about losing their one of their star players, let alone midway through a season, they can relax and focus on improvement.