Player Ratings: Burnley 1-1 Manchester United

A disappointing result for Manchester United as they dropped two points against Burnley at Turf Moor after a brilliant opening 45 minutes where Paul Pogba opened the scoring.

Jay Rodriguez equalised towards the beginning of the second half and Burnley ensured that United’s tale of two halves continued, as they pressured Ralf Rangnick‘s men throughout the second period. United were unable to find the breakthrough and have fallen behind West Ham in the Premier League table.

Goalkeeper

David de Gea – 6/10

Did well to get down to Weghorst’s long-range strike in the second half and couldn’t do anything about the goal. Not too busy otherwise.

Defenders

Diogo Dalot – 7.5/10

A really impressive first half was followed by a slightly underwhelming second half, but Dalot still offered some good progression from the right and almost set up Bruno Fernandes after a brilliant run forward.

Raphael Varane – 7/10

As usual, Varane had a decent game. Nothing special, but dealt with Burnley’s strikers well when he needed to.

Harry Maguire – 4/10

Poor for Burnley’s goal. He let Wout Weghorst spin him way too easily.

Luke Shaw – 8/10

Brilliant low cross for Pogba’s opener and solid attacking link up on the left flank throughout.

Midfielders

Scott McTominay – 6/10

Strong in the middle and had some good moments. Was caught out too often too though.

Paul Pogba – 7.5/10

Another solid display by the Frenchman. Strong in the middle of the park and brought quality in possession, despite losing possession loosely on occasion. A measured side foot strike into the roof of the net topped of his performance.

Bruno Fernandes – 6/10

Great in defensive transition when Burnley were on the attack and was unfortunate to not pick up an assist after a great set-piece delivery found Varane in the box.

Forwards

Marcus Rashford – 6/10

Lack of execution in the final third. Looked dangerous on occasion but didn’t make it count.

Edinson Cavani – 5/10

Poor performance. Nothing stuck and couldn’t link-up with the midfielders or wingers. Brought off mid-way through the second half.

Jadon Sancho – 8/10

The winger was a constant offensive threat. He would glide with the ball effortlessly and then look to find his teammates in dangerous areas, like how he did for Shaw in the build-up for United’s opener. One of his best performances since he signed for the club.

Substitutes

Cristiano Ronaldo – 6/10

Had a couple of headers which he could’ve possibly done better with. Other than that there wasn’t much provided for the 37-year-old.

Jesse Lingard – N/A

Anthony Elanga – N/A

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