The Reds Raced Ahead Burnley In The Battle Of Turf Moor
Manchester United returned against Burnley in a tight competition by 2-0 and returned home with all three-points. Played at Turf Moor, the Reds gave their best performance with Anthony Martial giving an exciting finish and Marcus Rashford’s injury time goal.
The midfielder Nemanja Matic got an opportunity to play his first Premier League start since September. Turf Moor was his first litmus test and the midfielder did fairly well against the Clarets that were known for physical battle.
Brandon Williams was out of the squad for quite some time but the full-back gave his best performance especially in the first half when he created difficulties for the opposition full-back Phil Bardsley. The former Red gave fantastic display of football at Turf Moor.
Martial’s Record At Burnley
Anthony Martial has already played three matches at Turf Moor. Also, he was an unused substitute in 2018. But on Saturday, he extended his record of scoring and winning in all his earlier clashes. The Burnley match was the striker’s well-placed finish.
Bowing Out On A High
The encounter was the final match of Reds in 2019. Also, it was the first full calendar year of Ole after taking charge of the Reds. Burnley exhausted all its arms including keeper Nick Pope but looked helpless before the Reds. With this win, the Manchester United rose to the fifth point in the table. The Reds are now only one point off fourth-placed Chelsea.