Saptari – Paul Pogba’s second-half goal gave Manchester United a 1-0 win over Burnley to move up to the top of the English Premier League. United have a clear three-point lead at the top.
United controlled the game at Burnley’s home ground. Due to which, the home team Burnley could not attack a single post of United. But United also had to fight for goals.Pogba’s goal in the 71st minute from Marcus Rashford’s cross was decisive in United’s victory.United have risen to the top of the league with 36 points from 17 games. Former winners Liverpool are second with 33 points from the same game. Leicester City and Everton are in third and fourth place with the same 32 points. Burnley is in 16th place with 16 points.
BURNLEY, ENGLAND – JANUARY 12: James Tarkowski of Burnley and Harry Maguire of Manchester United talk with Referee, Kevin Friend during the Premier League match between Burnley and Manchester United at Turf Moor on January 12, 2021 in Burnley, England. Sporting stadiums around England remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Peter Powell – Pool/Getty Images)
“I am just happy. I am always happy to add three points, “said United coach Ole Gunnar Solsair.” We have a lot of confidence. We have done well in both away and home games. We have to play Liverpool on Sunday. That will be another exciting game. It will be a big test for us. ”