Paul Pogba deflected shot see Manchester United beat Burnley 1-0 on Tuesday night to go on top of the Premier League for the first time since 2012/13 under Sir Alex Ferguson.

Manchester United dominated a contest in which Burnley failed to register a single shot on target until stoppage time.

The Frenchman’s connection was perfect, although it took a deflection off Matthew Lowton to ensure the ball went past Nick Pope and into the Burnley net.

Although Burnley had three decent chances in a frantic ending, United secured the win to head the table after 17 rounds of matches.

An eight-year wait has finally been ended just in time for a visit to defending Premier League champions Liverpool at Anfield on Sunday.

 

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