Paul Pogba’s deflected second-halfvolley secured the Red Devils a hard-fought 1-0 win in sub-zero conditions atTurf Moor, where Harry Maguire saw an opener controversially ruled out.
Theresult saw United go top at this stage of the season for the first time sinceSir Alex Ferguson bowed out as champion in 2012-13, giving them a three-pointcushion over Liverpool ahead of Sunday’s trip to Anfield.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admitted his Manchester United side “needed a wake-upcall” after a stunning Paul Pogba strike sealed a 2-1 victory at Fulham andsent them back to the top of the Premier League. The Cottagers took the leadafter six minutes when Ademola Lookman turned the ball into the bottom corner.But United responded as Edinson Cavani capitalised on a mistake from Fulhamgoalkeeper Alphonse Areola to level before Pogba curled home from outside thearea in the 65th minute to secure the three points.
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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp admits player confidence is an issue as aseven-hour goal drought contributed to the 1-0 defeat by Burnley which endedan unbeaten home league run stretching back to April 2017. Ashley Barnes’s83rd-minute penalty was his 100th senior club career goal and he became thefirst Burnley player to score an away league goal since October 3. ForLiverpool, whose 68-match unbeaten run at home was brought to an end, theirgoal drought now stretches to seven hours and 18 minutes.
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An in-depth look at Manchester United's FA Cup fourth-round tie againstLiverpool. The recent meeting between the two clubs ended 0-0 at Anfield, withJurgen Klopp's men continuing to struggle in front..
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