Kevin Volland and Ben Yedder netted within an hour before Elye Wahi and Andy Delort clawed Montpellier back into the game
World Cup winner Pogba has been replaced by teenager Eduardo Camavinga, who was called up for the first time alongside Lyon midfielder Houssem Aouar and RB Leipzig defender Dayot Upamecano.
Ligue 1: Kylian Mbappe bags brace as Paris Saint-Germain ease past Monaco; Rennes stake claim to Champions League qualification
The sides drew 3-3 in Paris on Sunday night in arguably the season's most entertaining game, although this time Paris Saint-Germain kept Monaco's attack quiet and exposed one of the worst defences in the league
Neymar opened the scoring for Paris Saint-Germain, but Monaco, who were playing their first Ligue 1 game under new coach Robert Moreno, hit back with goals from Gelson Martins and Wissam Ben Yedder
Ligue 1: Neymar, Kylian Mbappe, Mauro Icardi score as PSG recover from goal down to beat Montpellier
Neymar, Kylian Mbappe and Mauro Icardi used their individual brilliance to compensate for a poor team performance as Paris Saint-Germain recovered to beat Montpellier 3-1
Ligue 1: Wissam Ben Yedder helps Monaco hand Nantes first home defeat of season, move to 8th spot on table
Prolific striker Wissam Ben Yedder grabbed his ninth goal of the season as Monaco handed Nantes their first home Ligue 1 defeat of the campaign on Friday.
Ligue 1: Marseille end slump with Strasbourg win; Wissam Ben Yedder strikes late to give Monaco victory over Rennes
Marseille ended a four-match winless streak in Ligue 1 on Sunday after Boubacar Kamara's early strike and a late Kevin Strootman penalty saw them to a deserved victory over lowly Strasbourg.
Ligue 1: Dario Benedetto's brace helps Marseille pull off come-from-behind win over Monaco; Neymar snatches victory for PSG
Marseille are now only two points adrift of reigning champions and leaders Paris Saint-Germain, and behind Rennes and Nantes on goal difference
Euro 2020 qualifiers: Cristiano Ronaldo scores four as Portugal beat Lithuania; England, France maintain winning runs
England and Portugal both scored five goals while France scored three as they overcame lowly-ranked Kosovo, Andorra and Lithuania in Euro 2020 qualifying on Tuesday.
Ligue 1: Habib Diallo nets brace as Metz hand 10-man Monaco second successive 3-0 defeat; Marseille miss penalty in Nantes draw
Monaco's problems deepened at Metz when the 2017 champions slumped to a second successive 3-0 defeat in Ligue 1 and again finished with 10 men on the field.
29-year old Ben Yedder has become the most expensive player bought by a Ligue 1 club so far in this summer's transfer window, ahead of Paris Saint-Germain recruits Idrissa Gueye and Abdou Diallo.
Onyekuru, who has made 11 appearances for the Super Eagles, originally joined the Premier League side in 2017 but has spent the two past campaigns on-loan with Anderlecht and Galatasaray
Euro 2020 qualifiers: Marco Verratti's late winner helps Italy pip Bosnia-Herzegovina; France, Germany notch thumping wins
Italy needed a late winner from Marco Verratti to defeat a determined Bosnia-Herzegovina while Germany and France piled up the goals in lopsided victories.
Europa League: Wissam Ben Yedder guides Sevilla past Serie A's Lazio as five-time champions reach last-16
Wissam Ben Yedder scored his second goal of the tie as Sevilla eased to a 2-0 second-leg win over Lazio on Wednesday to reach the Europa League last-16.
Pablo Sarabia, Wissam Ben Yedder on target as Sevilla march to 2-0 win over Messi-less Barcelona in first leg quarter-final of Copa del Rey
Lionel Messi was rested and Luis Suarez left on the bench as Kevin-Prince Boateng made his debut for Barca in a match that Sevilla might even have been disappointed not to win by more.
La Liga: Wissam Ben Yedder's late goal rescues a point for Sevilla against Leganes; Valencia edge past Huesca
Mikel Vesga's header looked set to earn Leganes a valuable victory but Wissam Ben Yedder sneaked in to score in the 91st minute and earn Sevilla a 1-1 draw.
La Liga: Lionel Messi slams 31st league hat-trick to send Barcelona three points clear at top; Sevilla climb to second
Lionel Messi has scored five goals in two league games since finishing only fifth in the voting for the Ballon d'Or earlier this month.
La Liga: Ousmane Dembele continues journey towards redemption as Barcelona beat Villarreal; Atletico Madrid held
Ousmane Dembele was making his second consecutive start for Barcelona and repaid the faith by teeing up Gerard Pique's opening goal in a comfortable win.
La Liga: Ten-men Barcelona held by Girona, halt defending champions' unbeaten run; Valencia's wait for first win continues
Barcelona strong start was derailed when defender Clement Lenglet was sent off 35 minutes into his first league start for the club after elbowing Pere Pons, a decision made after referee Jesus Gil Manzano consulted the video assistant referee (VAR).
Champions League: Arjen Robben warns Bayern Munich against complacency ahead of game against Sevilla
After a goalless draw in Seville in the last 16, they dumped Jose Mourinho's United out with a 2-1 win at Old Trafford last month with French striker Wissam Ben Yedder netting both goals.