Manchester United have again dropped two crucial points in the Premier League after facing a 1-1 draw against the last-placed team named Burnley FC. The visitors went to Turf Moor for their second meeting in the league as the first one was easily won by Rangnick’s men by 3-1. Manchester United had a great chance to cement their place on the top but their inconsistent run continues with this draw. Ralf Rangnick’s men scored the opening goal but again conceded an equaliser which restricted them from earning three points.
United was too strong in the first half as they created 12 chances on Burnley’s goal whereas the host couldn’t even create a single. It was a totally dominating performance from Red Devils in the first 45 minutes. After Raphael Varane’s heading goal was ruled out by VAR, another Frenchman Paul Pogba gave the lead to United by his emphatic finish. It was great gameplay from Man United which led to the first goal of the game.
The Red Devils were leading in the first half, but couldn’t hold the opposition in the second half as they scored the equaliser just a few minutes after the referee’s whistle. Burnley’s striker Jay Rodriguez scored the wonderful goal to equalise the score and make it 1-1. Manchester United was pushed back by the host in the second half as they created 7 chances at the start of the second half as compared to United’s 0.
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With this draw, Ralf Rangnick’s men have slipped to the 5th position in the Premier League points table. West Ham who won against Watford on Tuesday night has occupied the fourth spot after overtaking Manchester United.