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Manchester United 3-1 Burnley – Manchester United beat Burnley 3-1 at Old Trafford

Manchester United vs. Burnley

Manchester United’s 3-1 win over Burnley on Sunday, was hard fought at Old Trafford. Man U were looking to pick up points after winning their previous two matches against Tottenham Hotspur away and Brighton & Hove Albion at home, by 3-1 and 2-1 respectively. Burnley, on the other hand, lost 2-1 in the last match they played against Newcastle United. As the table looks today, Man U are in 2nd place, with 66 points from 32 matches, while Burnley sit in 17th, with 33 points from 32.

Following a goalless first half, Man U certainly were out of the blocks quickly in the second half, with an early goal from Mason Greenwood in the 48th minute. However, their lead was short-lived, as an equalizer from James Tarkowski at the 50 minute mark, brought The Clarets level. However, each side looked hungry to win and The Red Devils then found the back of the net, on 84 minutes thanks to Mason Greenwood, taking the score to 2-1. They then scored again, increasing their advantage thanks to a goal from Edinson Cavani just before the final whistle with a final score of 3-1.

For Man U, Edinson Cavani and Donny van de Beek, came on for Josh Brownhill and Johann Gudmundsson. Burnley brought on Matej Vydra and Jay Rodriguez, to replace Josh Brownhill and Johann Gudmundsson.

There were bookings for Aaron Wan-Bissaka from Man U. For Burnley, Jack Cork and James Tarkowski saw yellow.

Burnley and Man U will next play away to Wolverhampton Wanderers and Leeds United respectively.

Technical card:
Manchester United: Dean Henderson, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Harry Maguire, Victor Lindelof, Luke Shaw, Marcus Rashford (Donny van de Beek, min.84), Bruno Fernandes, Fred (Edinson Cavani, min.46), Scott McTominay, Paul Pogba and Mason Greenwood
Burnley: Bailey Peacock-Farrell, Matthew Lowton, Ben Mee, James Tarkowski, Charlie Taylor, Jack Cork, Ashley Westwood, Dwight McNeil, Johann Gudmundsson (Jay Rodriguez, min.88), Josh Brownhill (Matej Vydra, min.88) and Chris Wood
Stadium: Old Trafford
Goals: Mason Greenwood (1-0, min. 48), James Tarkowski (1-1, min. 50), Mason Greenwood (2-1, min. 84) and Edinson Cavani (3-1, min. 90)

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