Pogba scored, Man Utd topped the Premier League

Pogba’s only goal helped Man Utd beat Burnley, thereby reaching the top of the Premier League after 17 rounds.

Pogba scored, Man Utd topped the Premier League

Manchester United march to Burnley’s Turf Moor with high confidence. The Red Devils have 33 points, equal to Liverpoool but less than a match. As long as there is at least one draw, coach Ole Solskjaer will occupy the top of the Premier League table .

Man Utd showed a desire to win when launching the strongest possible lineup. Edinson Cavani paired up in attack, while Nemanja Matic paired with Paul Pogba. With a 4-2-3-1 chart, Man Utd overwhelmed Burnley, the team retreated very deeply to home field to play defensively.

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The concrete block of coach Sean Dyche confused Man Utd. Despite holding the ball to 66%, the Red Devils only hit the target twice in the first 45 minutes. After the first half of the first half, it was Burnley who finished three times as much as Man Utd.

Burnley’s pure English, physical strength and strength created resistance, forcing Man Utd to struggle despite having many attacking players in the squad. In this half, Man Utd almost lost Luke Shaw when the English defender entered the ball with the opponent’s boots. After consulting the VAR, the referee decided not to draw the red card.

Man Utd continued to force the Burnley field in the second half. Cavani striker had two early chances, but was not sharp enough to take advantage of success. Since the double against Southampton, Cavani is having trouble scoring, despite having many opportunities to face the goal.

71 minutes, the need has come. Marcus Rashford had a calm treatment, before returning to the second line for Paul Pogba to finish. The ball touched Matthew Lowton’s foot to change direction, making Nick Pope goalkeeper no longer able to block.

After the defeat, Burnley put up to attack, but it was too late. Man Utd defended well, did not have difficulty to block the home team without ideas. Keeping a clean sheet to preserve the 1-0 victory, Man Utd got 36 points after 17 rounds, officially monopolizing the top spot in the Premier League before the match against Liverpool this weekend.

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Man Utd is 3 points better than Liverpool. Credit: @premierleague