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This is What the Statistics Say About the Game Against Burnley

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The Red Devils were undone by the resilient Burnley side at Old Trafford as Sean Dyche’s men came blazing away from home. The Man Utd Vs Burnley game ended in a thrilling 2-2 draw with both sides sharing points.

The Clarets got the United team 0-2 down as at the 81st minute of the Man Utd Vs Burnley game.

How about that for a comeback as Paul Pogba converted from 12 yards (penalty spot) to set-up a frenetic finish to the encounter? However, he received a knock during the Burnley match.

It proved to be an intriguing math as viewers lost their predictability in the course of the 90minutes.

However, with United’s 2-2 draw with the visitors, we evaluate the statistics Man Utd Vs Burnley game.

Full Statistics Of The Man Utd Vs Burnley Game

Shots on target

9 (Manchester United)  |  (Burnley) 4

Manchester United’s attacking strength was on show as they fired 9 sharp attacking darts at the Burnley goal.

This produced only two goals though as Sean Dyche’s men proved a tough nut to crack in the Man Utd Vs Burnley contest. Burnley on their part, had 4 shots on target from where they scored twice in the game.

Shots off target

8 (Manchester United)  |  (Burnley) 1

Although, Manchester United bossed proceedings on the attacking front but, the Burnley fixture was a match, the Red Devils attack couldn’t flourish to perfection in transition to what they would have readily desired.

This got them a 2-2 draw at home even as they needed a bit of luck and character to get back into the game thanks to Victor Lindelof’s equalizer in the dying moments of the Man Utd vs Burnley tie.

Possession

80 (Manchester United)  |  (Burnley) 20

It was United that dominated in midfield as Paul Pogba (who else would it be then) and Ander Herrera ran the show in the middle of the park for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side.

This saw Burnley getting outclassed in the middle as the Red Devils had 80% of the ball compared to Burnley’s 20%, irrespective of the outcome of the match at Old Trafford.

Corners

11 (Manchester United)  |  (Burnley) 3

The attacking threat by the hosts is written all around the stats as they bombarded the visitors with increased attempts on goal. The threat defines how they amassed 11 corner-kicks as compared to 3 by the visitors in the entire duration of the contest.

Offsides

2 (Manchester United)  |  (Burnley) 3

The Man Utd Vs Burnley match was a highly competitive and entertaining contest as already proven by the 2-2 score line. This was evident as both sides sought to vent their venom against each other in the match.

This got United into an offside position twice and three occasions for Sean Dyche’s Burnley side.

Fouls

10 (Manchester United)  |  (Burnley)8

The frenetic contest between Manchester United and Burnley ended with a series of fouls being pounded by both the sides on each other.

This was apparently due to the physical challenges and rough tackles that ensued among the two sides as they drew 2-2 at Old Trafford.

Goal-Kick

5 (Manchester United)  |  (Burnley) 11

The match produced a total of 16 goal-kicks in the entire 90 minutes duration. This was a result of the scintillating attacking approach taken by both sides during the Man Utd Vs Burnley contest.

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Obiweluozo Martins
A professional sportswriter who combs around the world for football matches. I follow the major leagues in Europe and of course the Champions League. I'm also a lover of International football as well as watching the beautiful game from all around the world with an eye on the youth game.

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