Paul Pogha who is highly criticized was Manchester United savior in close clash with Burnley on Tuesday night, January 12.
Manchester was the better side and made their their greater ball possession in the second half. Also, for the first after September 2017, Manchester United is top on the English Premier League.
This has kept Manchester United in a good position as they journey to Anfield on Saturday to Liverpool teams, s they travel to Anfield on Sunday to face eternal rivals, Liverpool.Bruno Fernandes, Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial, and Edinson Cavani started together but Burnley attacked aggressively and pinned Manchester United to their half.
An interchange of fouls-one saw Robbie Brady who was initially giving a yellow card being reveal after a lengthy VAR check. Later on, Kelvin Friend then showed Luke Shaw a yellow card and giving a free kick to Burnley.
The Manchester United Captain, Harry Maguire, gave a goal in the 37th minutes, but referee Kelvin Friend said it was a foul on Erik Pieters. A minute later, Cavani tried a bicycle kick that hit Ben Mee at a point-blank range, but the referee ignored the action.
Later on keeper Nick pole made Martial’s effort to give a goal wasted in the 45th minutes. There was an addition of four minutes but both teams went to interval level with the red devils having 66% of the ball possession.
United begins the second half with Cavani making an attempted to score in six minutes after the kick off.
Fernandez giving another shot on target but it couldn’t give United the goal they wanted.
In the 62nd minutes Paul Pogha gave a volley which took a little touch from Mee to beat Pope.
After the goal. Pogha became the driving force of United, both in defense and forward.
Tarkowski had a great opportunity to equalize in the 89th minutes, but the ball didn’t give Burnley what they wanted.
United sits on the top position by holding on to their seventh away win of the Season.
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