Man United 2-2 Burnley: Pogba's late minute goal kept Solskjaer unbeaten status intact

Man United 2-2 Burnley: Pogba's late minute goal kept Solskjaer unbeaten status intact

- Man United 2-2 Burnley tough encounter saw Pogba and Victor Lindelof rescue their side from losing first game under Solskjaer

- The Clarets went two goals up in the second half through Ashley Barnes and Chris Wood

- But the Red Devils fought their way back into the game as the Norwegian has now gone nine matches without defeat in charge of the club

Manchester United came from two goals down to rescue a point for themselves in their midweek Premier League clash against Burnley at Old Trafford.

The Red Devils looked like they were going to lose their first game under interim boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer have trailed by two goals to nothing until two minutes to the end of the game.

United have before this meeting enjoyed an eight match winning run in all competition since the Norwegian arrived in December.

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But that status has now changed as they have dropped their first point since their last defeat to Liverpool in mid-December.

Having played goalless draw in the first half of the meeting, Ashley Barnes broke the deadlock just six minutes into the second to power the visitors in front.

What a morale boosting goal it was for Sean Dyche's men as they doubled their lead in the 81st minute as they appeared to have carried the day.

However, barely three minutes to the end of the match, Paul Pogba reduced his side's deficit via the spot kick to restore some level of hope in Solskjaer armies.

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And few minutes later, Victor Lindelof smashed in a last minute goal to ensure they avoided their first defeat in front of their home fans this new year.

After the match, the Red Devils remain sixth on the log, with two points behind Arsenal after their 2-1 win over Cardiff City.

United travel to King Power Stadium on Sunday to battle Leicester City as their quest to finish among the top four teams continue.

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The encounter saw former Gunners forward Alexis Sanchez net the opening goal of the match in the 31st minute.

Two minutes later Jesse Lingard doubled the Red Devils lead after he netted the second goal of the game with Romelu Lukaku providing the assist for both goals. ( -> We have updated to serve you better.

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