English professional football Manchester United (Man United) has risen to the sole leader of the Premier League (EPL) after eight years.
Manchester United won 1-0 with Paul Pogba’s final goal in the 2020-2021 EPL round 1 match against Burnley at Turf Moor in Burnley, England on the 13th (Korean time).
Manchester United, who ran second in the league after Liverpool (33 points) in one less game, took the lead by accumulating 36 points with a victory that day.
Including the recent 3 consecutive wins, 11 games undefeated (9 wins, 2 draws) continued.
According to the statistics site Opta, it is the first time in eight years since the 2012-2013 season, when Alex Ferguson led the team in 17 regular league matches.
Burnley was in 16th place (16 points).
In the 36th minute of the first half, Manchester United shook the net with Harry Maguire’s heading for Luke Shaw’s cross, but Maguire’s foul was pointed out during the aerial ball competition and was not counted as a goal.
In the 45th minute of the first half, Anthony Marsial’s mid-range shot was blocked by Burnley goalkeeper, ending the first half without a goal.
Manchester United, who continued their offensive in the second half, eventually opened the opponent’s goal.
In the 26th minute of the second half, Marcus Rashford crossed from the right, and Pogba scored the final goal with a right-footed volley in front of the penalty area.
Sheffield United, the lowest in the league, won their first regular league victory in 18 games.
Sheffield’s record-high EPL record in 17 games since the opening, defeated Newcastle United 1-0, who played 10 players in the EPL round 18 home game.
With 1 win, 2 draws and 15 losses, Sheffield maintained the lowest place (5 points). Newcastle, who fell into a draw in six games (2 draws and 4 losses), stayed in 15th place.
In the 45th minute of the first half, Newcastle Ryan Fraser’s cumulative redemption gave Sheffield an edge in numbers, and in the second half of the 28th minute, Sheffield gained a penalty, and Billy Sharp succeeded in the victory.
Everton beat Wolverhampton 2-1 and climbed to fourth place (32 points).
In the sixth minute of the first half, Everton scored an equalizer eight minutes later by Alex Ewoby’s opening goal, but in the 32nd minute Michael Keane scored the winning goal to get 3 points.
Wolverhampton fell to 14th place (22 points).
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