Lukaku double gives Manchester United victory but Rashford sees red at Burnley

02 September 2018 05:09
For the second time in a week the final whistle was José Mourinho’s cue to head directly and pointedly to the Manchester United supporters congregated to his left. He gave them his coat, he gave them his water bottle and, most importantly of all, he gave them what his team could not at Old Trafford on Monday; victory. It was the only offering that mattered for the United manager at Turf Moor.Romelu Lukaku struck twice to condemn Burnley to a deserved defeat and spark the post-match reaction from Mourinho that he recently claimed was not his style. United were superior in all departments and strong in their response to the 3-0 home defeat by Tottenham Hotspur but there was unnecessary drama en route to the three points. Marcus Rashford received a straight red card within ten minutes of his introduction for pressing his head into Phil Bardsley and Paul Pogba saw a penalty kick saved by Joe Hart. After the events of recent weeks, Mourinho will consider these minor drawbacks. Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian