1 December, 2022, 10:21 pm Central - 23°C Rain
EPL

Manchester United move into top 6 of the standings after beating Burnley 3-1

Manchester United move into top 6 of the standings after beating Burnley 3-1

By Rashika Kumar
Friday 31/12/2021
Cristiano Ronaldo scored his eighth Premier League goal of the season. Photo: Getty Images

Manchester United scored three first-half goals for the first time in the English Premier League since January as they swept Burnley aside 3-1 at Old Trafford to move back into the top six.

Scott McTominay scored in the eighth-minute which was United's quickest top-flight goal since McTominay scored twice in the opening minutes against Leeds more than 12 months ago.

Cristiano Ronaldo scored the other goal for United.

Burnleyโ€™s Ben Mee scored an own goal.

Aaron Lennon scored Burnleyโ€™s only goal.

The victory extends United's unbeaten run since the dismissal of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to eight matches.

At sixth spot, United have 31 points while Manchester City is leading the table with 50 points.

Source: BBC Sports


DateTimeTeamTeam


Latest Videos

Stay tuned for the latest news on our radio stations

CFL radio frequencies
IN DEPTH
Womens Rugby World Cup 2022
Quarter-final qualification is now the goal for the Rooster Chicken Fijiana 15โ€™s following their 21-17 victory against South Africa.
43 days ago

Queen Elizabeth II passes away
Queen Elizabeth II, the UK's longest-serving monarch, has died aged 96, after reigning for 70 years.
73 days ago

Fiji wins Melrose Cup after 17 years
Fiji wins the RWC 7s title after 17 year drought
74 days ago
FEATURE NEWS
FLP, NFP, Peopleโ€™s Alliance and Unity Fiji concerned about money being allegedly wasted by the Govt
The Fiji Labour Party, National Federation Party, Peopleโ€™s Alliance and Unity Fiji says they are concerned at the level of money being wasted by the...
5 hours ago
LATEST NEWS
United Kingdom High Commission grant to FEO to enhance electoral capacities in Fiji - Saneem
Supervisor of Elections, Mohammed Saneem says a grant agreement signed today between the United Kingdom High Commission and the Fijian Elections ...
4 hours ago

Fijian Media Association calls on politicians to stop attacking media organisations and journalists while covering the elections
The Fijian Media Association is again calling on political parties and leaders to stop attacking media organisations and journalists doing their work ...
4 hours ago

Sayed-Khaiyum says Prasad and Chaudhry keeping quiet about โ€˜jihadโ€™ comments while Prof Prasad says Sayed-Khaiyum is the man talking about division
FijiFirst General Secretary, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum says Biman Prasad and Mahendra Chaudhry are keeping quiet when people are saying that Sayed-Khaiyum ...
4 hours ago

San Francisco supervisors vote to allow police to use robots to kill
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted 8-3 last night to approve a controversial policy that would allow police to deploy robots capable of ...
5 hours ago

Man in custody for allegedly stealing vehicle
A 24 year old man alleged to have stolen a vehicle from Suva yesterday is in police custody following a raid conducted by a joint taskforce. Chief ...
6 hours ago

TOP