Thwarted by brave Clarets until the 84th minute, Manchester United snatched victory in the dying moments. Greenwood scored twice and Cavani, entered at the break, materialized for his third consecutive game. The Red Devils are 8 points behind City with 6 days remaining.
The Uruguayan concludes a great collective action of the Red Devils. Located in the center, Fernandes shifts to the left in the box for Van de Beek who centers in front of the cage for Cavani’s right foot deflection.
Launched in the back of the defense of the Clarets, Scott McTominay crosses with the tip of the right foot in the box. Bailey Peacock-Farrell repels the ball!
James Tarkowski is sanctioned with a yellow card for a nasty sole on the ankle of Donny Van de Beek.
The Red Devils ended up making the difference at the end of the game. Relieved, they spin the ball as Sean Dyche prepares to make changes on Burnley’s side …
After a badly exploited corner, the ball is recovered on the left by Bruno Fernandes who plays in the axis for Pogba. The Frenchman shifts to the right for Greenwood who strikes with his left foot. Peacock-Farrell is tricked by Cork’s heel deflection!
Second change made to Manchester United with the exit of Marcus Rashford, replaced by Donny Van de Beek.
Alerted on the right side, Johann Gudmundsson carries the ball too much. He transplanted in the axis and loses the ball vis-a-vis Harry Maguire.
New corner for Burnley, executed on the left by Westwood. This time, Henderson wins in the air and catches the ball with both hands.
Time is running out for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men, upset by this team from Burnley without complexes.
Corner for Manchester United, executed on the left side by Shaw. The ball crosses the surface and arrives on Bruno Fernandes whose shot is stopped then returned by a defender of Burnley.
Dangerous on each set-piece from the Clarets, James Tarkowski placed his head in the box on a cross from Dwight McNeil. The ball is off target.
This is the 90th meeting between the two clubs in the Premier League. The record is 39 wins for Manchester United, 32 wins for Burnley and only 18 draws.
Luke Shaw is increasingly in demand on his left side. The Englishman tears off to cross at the end of the race, back for the head of Bruno Fernandes at the near post. The ball is blocked by a Burnley defender!
Chris Wood is signaled in an offside position on a long clearance at the foot of Bailey Peacock-Farrell.