Manchester United moved to the top of the Premier League table after 17 matches for the primary time since their title-winning marketing campaign beneath Sir Alex Ferguson. They may play defending champions Liverpool in a much-anticipated encounter on Sunday.
Paul Pogba’s strike at Burnley despatched Manchester United clear at top of Premier League (Reuters Picture)
- Manchester United clinched a 1-0 win at Burnley on Tuesday to top Premier League table
- We’re in good condition, in good type, we’re hungry: Ole Gunnar Solskjar satisfied with United’s progress
- United tackle Liverpool in a conflict of the table-toppers on Sunday
Manchester United couldn’t have requested for a greater time to play defending champions Liverpool and the boys are charged up, in keeping with supervisor Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. The Dutchman’s feedback got here after Manchester United topped the Premier League table with a 1-0 win at Burnley on Tuesday.
Manchester United sit on top of the Premier League table for the primary time after 17 video games since their title-winning marketing campaign in 2012-13 beneath Sir Alex Ferguson. United prolonged their unbeaten streak at away matches to fifteen video games as they survived a nonetheless check at Burnley.
Regardless of not creating as many probabilities as they’d have preferred, Manchester United put up a strong and decided present at Turf Moor. The winner got here within the 71st minute when Marcus Rashford floated in a ball from the fitting which Pogba met with a volley that deflected off the outstretched leg of Burnley defender Matt Lowton and beat the wrong-footed Nick Pope.
Manchester United are on the top of the league table with 36 factors, 3 greater than Liverpool after 17 matches and Sunday’s assembly between the table-toppers goes to be an enormous check of character for the Crimson Devils. Solskjaer’s males would need to make an announcement and lay down an early marker.
“It’s a brilliant position to be in. Of course we know we’re going to the champions, they’ve had an unbelievable three-and-a-half seasons so we know that’s going to be a difficult game for us but we’re ready for it,” Solskjaer mentioned.
“I feel we couldn’t have requested for a greater time to play them, as a result of we’re in good condition, in good type, we’re hungry that’s the massive factor, these boys are hungry. They need to get higher and that’s a check once more, a check of character and a check of high quality,” he added.
‘We’re seeing the very best of Pogba’
Paul Pogba’s type has been welcome information for Manchester United. The star midfielder has been delivering persistently for the facet after overcoming the early-season controversy round agent Mino Raiola’s feedback that the Frenchman wished to maneuver away from the facet.
Solskjaer reiterated that Pogba is a crucial cog in Manchester United’s plans and that the world is seeing the very best of the World Cup-winner at this time limit.
“I’ve all the time mentioned Paul is an enormous, large participant for us. He’s an excellent character within the dressing room, he’s all the time one which the lads look to, he’s a world champion after all and we’re seeing the very best of Paul for the time being. I really feel he’s getting higher and higher for each sport,” Solskjaer mentioned.