Manchester United failed to reduce their margin in the Premier League top four with a 2-0 defeat against Burnley

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Premier League 2020 Manchester United vs Burnley Highlights – After their 2-0 defeat against Burnley at Old Trafford on Wednesday, Manchester United lost twice in a row in the Premier League. Chris Wood and Jay Rodriguez scored the two goals against Burnley to take them past Manchester United.

premier league 2020 manchester united vs burnley highlights

The United fans were disappointed with the way things were happening for the Red Devils, with their anger directed at the Glazer family for failing to get new players in the January transfer window.

Premier League 2020 Manchester United vs Burnley Highlights

The hosts created some good chances in the first 45 minutes of the game but failed to put themselves ahead, owing to a couple of misses from Anthony Martial and Juan Mata despite Aaron Wan-Bissaka’s phenomenal crosses.

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Burnley capitalized on the failure of United to put enough pressure when at the 39th minute, Ben Mee’s touch on the free-kick of Ashley Westwood, helped Chris Wood in opening the scoring for the visitors.

Burnley doubled their advantage with Jay Rodriguez’s 56th-minute goal. His left-footed shot struck the top left corner of the home team’s goal to produce further disappointment for the Red Devils. Luke Shaw’s last-minute attempt to reduce the deficit for his team was ruled out by the VAR.

Premier League 2020 Manchester United vs Burnley Highlights

With the home team’s fans leaving the stadium well before the completion of the game, Solskjaer surely has some tough questions to answer now.

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In the post-match interview, the United manager said that the players were giving their everything to provide a win for the team and that they had worked hard this season. He said that they realized that it wasn’t good enough. He further added that the players were mentally tired towards the end which led to their lack of creativity.

Premier League 2020 Manchester United vs Burnley Highlights

With this defeat, Manchester United remains 6 points behind the fourth-placed Chelsea who have 40 points. Burnley went up to the thirteenth place with 30 points.

United will next face the winners of the game between Watford and Tranmere Rovers in the fourth-round of the FA Cup.

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