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.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admitted Manchester United’s lack of goals was a bit of a worry after they were held to a 0-0 draw at Crystal Palace.The Red Devils struggled to create chances at Selhurst Park and have fired blanks in three consecutive games after goalless draws with Chelsea and Real Sociedad last month.
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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was pleased by the dogged victory at Burnley thatpropelled Manchester United top of the Premier League ahead of Sunday’s “greattest” at reigning champions Liverpool. 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.
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Chris Wilder holds a press conference after Sheffield United's Premier League 2-0 defeat to Southampton.The relegation-haunted Blades were unable to build on their morale-boosting midweek win against Aston Villa, which offered a glimmer of hope that they might be able to pull off the greatest of escapes.
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