37 Shots On Goal Not Enough As United Held At Home By Burnley

One step forward, two steps backwards...

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There was a positive mood at Old Trafford after United's midweek EFL  Cup victory over Manchester rivals City. 

But could Mourinho's men kick on and gain a crucial league win over Burnley? 'No' is the short answer. 

In any case, here's the story of the match. If you're bothered. We're going for a pint.

United straight out of the blocks...

Captain for the day Juan Mata was characteristically pulling the strings...

Mourinho was sent to the stands after taking issue with some of the refereeing decisions...

Former Red Tom Heaton was performing miracles in the Burnley goal...

Ander Herrera soon joined his manager for an early bath...

Speaking of tactics...

Into injury time and United kept huffing and puffing...

Full time and United are now eight points off the top of the table after 10 games...

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James Fenton

Resident football writer, covering City, United and the rest of what the beautiful game brings to our city. I also moonlight in news, current affairs and emmm... burger reviews.

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