Updates: 13.01.2021 05:57
LONDON – Manchester United footballers have won the Premier League 1: 0 round in Burnley and replaced championship Liverpool at the top of the table, three points ahead. The only goal of the match was scored by Paul Pogba.
The French world champion decided the match in the 71st minute with a dotted shot without preparation from the border of the penalty area after the arc of Marcus Rashford. Nine minutes after Pogb’s goal, the Czech striker Matěj Vydra came to the lawn in his home jersey.
United have won the seventh of the last eight matches and are leading the table for the first time since the 2012/13 season, when they won the title. The first place will be defended by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s charges on Sunday’s hit on the Liverpool field.
Everton moved to fourth place thanks to a 2: 1 victory in Wolverhampton. Michael Keane scored the home goal in the 77th minute and the Carlo Ancelotti team scored the third Leicester. He loses a point on Liverpool.
Sheffield United finished waiting for the first win of the Premier League season in the 18th game. The last team in the table, thanks to a goal from the penalty, defeated the weakened Newcastle 1-0 and was able to celebrate a league victory after 186 days. Visiting Newcastle played for the entire second half after Ryan Fraser was eliminated shortly before the break. Sheffield was a better team in the match and received a reward in the 73rd minute, when the substitute Billy Sharp converted a penalty for the hand. The “Blades” are still the last after the first win with five points, they lose nine points to the rescue.
English Football League:
1. kolo: Burnley – Manchester United 0:1 (71. Pogba).
18. kolo: Sheffield United – Newcastle 1:0 (73. Sharp z pen.), Wolverhampton – Everton 1:2 (14. Neves – 6. Iwobi, 77. Keane).
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