Burnley 0-1 Man United – Premier League LIVE: Hosts push for an unlikely equaliser with Bruno Fernandes’ sublime volley still the difference as the Red Devils close in on a much-needed win
Follow Mail Sport’s live blog for the all the latest scores, team news and updates from Turf Moor as Vincent Kompany’s Burnley host a Manchester United side who are winless in their last three matches in all competitions.
We’re into 4 minutes of added time. United almost there.
SUB – Manchester United
A debut for Sofyan Amrabat as he comes on for his first Man United appearance in place of Jonny Evans.
SUB – Burnley
Josh Brownhill is replaced by Benson Manuel.
Marcus Rashford almost puts the game to bed with a United counterattack. But he can’t find the half-yard to get his shot in and his crowded out by the Burnley defence.
Burnley press on
The home side have slightly upped the ante with 10 minutes to go, forcing a corner which Berger meets but it bounces off his shoulder and over the bar.
SUB – Manchester United
Raphael Varane makes his return, but it’s in place of Sergio Reguilon who looks to have suffered a hamstring injury.
Almost an immediate impact from Brunn Larsen as he gets in behind the United defence but his touch is too strong and allows Onana to gather the ball.
SUBS – Burnley
A triple change for Burnley as Sander Berge, Jay Rodriguez and Jacob Bruun Larsen are on for Aaron Ramsey, Luca Koleosho and Zeki Amdouni.
Burnley's patter gone
The zip Burnley had in the first half has all but disappeared and they are failing to really test United now.
Vincent Kompany has spoken to a number of players on the bench and changes could be on their way.
No second half spark
The second half lacking the same openings as the first.
Next goal really will be a big one in the game.
Great defensive work from Al-Dakhil who gets in front of Rasmus Hojlund to prevent him meeting Marcus Rashford’s clever knockdown.
BOOKING – Sergio Reguilon
The Spanish full-back is the second United player to go into the box after he asks the ref to book Luca Koleosho following the Burnley player’s tackle on Casemiro.
Dalot fizzes one across
First sight of goal in the second half as Diogo Dalot fizzes a dangerous-looking ball across the box following some patient build-up from United, but Hojlund can’t get on the end of it.
United kick-off and it’s away we go again.
Jonny Evans’ assist was the Northern Irishman’s first assist since laying on a goal for Wayne Rooney in a 1-0 win over Fulham on 2 February 2013.
A decade wonder.
Half time thoughts
Burnley can count themselves really unlucky to be behind at half-time, as they were arguably the better team for the majority of the first 45 minutes. Vincent Kompany’s side kept to the style and played some great football, notably from the likes of Josh Brownhill, Aaron Ramsey and Luca Koleosho, and even hit the post when Zeki Amdouni’s shot rebounded off the woodwork.
The one bit of quality from United though is the difference between the two sides. Surprise starter Jonny Evans – who already had a goal ruled out by VAR – sent a long ball into the box and it was finished with aplomb by Bruno Fernandes on the volley. The captain leading by example, just when Erik ten Hag needs him.
HALF TIME – Burnley 0-1 Manchester United
That’s the half-time whistle, with Man Utd taking the lead thanks to Bruno Fernandes well taken strike.
There are three minutes of added time at Turf Moor.
GOAL – Burnley 0-1 Manchester United
What a finish from Bruno Fernandes.
Jonny Evans lifts a long ball into the box and the Portuguese ghosts in between two defenders to meet the ball on the volley and arrow it into the bottom corner.
Aaron Ramsey has had a bright half and he tests Onana once again with a shot that is saved at the second attempt by the United keeper.
Southgate on tour
The England manager has been a busy man today. After taking in Man City’s win over Nottingham Forest he’s in the stands at Turf Moor watching tonight’s action.
Casemiro showing signs
Casemiro showing signs of recapturing his form with a big tackle on Josh Brownhill in the centre of the park.
Neat, neat stuff
Some of Burnley’s football really is easy on the eye. The only thing lacking is perhaps a focal point in attack to finish off their neat build-ups.
United's VAR misery
It seems United can’t get a break when it comes to VAR at the mo, Nathan Salt recalls.
Hojlund's half yard
First sight of goal for Rasmus Hojlund, who manages to roll the defender in the box to give himself space, but his shot is wide of goal.
VAR Rules out Jonny Evans goal
Almost a fairytale return for Jonny Evans who thought he had headed United in the lead from a Bruno Fernandes corner.
The goal is chalked off on VAR review after spotting Rasmus Hojlund in an offisde position and impeding Burnley keeper James Trafford.
Fans not happy with McTominay
Nathan Salt has seen some more complaints aimed in the direction of Scott McTominay from the away fans…
SUB – BURNLEY
Burnley forced into an early change, as an injury to Johann Gudmundsson sees the Clarets replace him with summer signing Mike Tresor.
Off the post
Burnley so close to taking the lead.
Aaron Ramsey slides the ball into the path of Zeki Amdouni, whose shot beats Onana but cannons off the inside of the post and is then cleared by United.
BOOKING – Dalot
Diogo Dalot is the first name in the book after he hacks down Luca Koleosho on the left flank.
Onana to the rescue
Burnley’s turn to test the goalie, as the Clarets implement their slick movement on United and a Connor Robertscross is met by the head of Zeki Amdouni, which is well saved by Andre Onana.
First big chance of the evening, as Marcus Rashford plays in Bruno Fernandes after a neat United move.
The Portuguese hits a shot that stings the palms of James Trafford and Burnley manage to clear their lines.
Ramsey out to impress
Aaron Ramsey looks to impress having come into the starting XI and he finds space down the right flank, but his cross is easily gathered by Andre Onana.
The United stopper getting an early feel of the ball.
Rashford says hello
An early scare as Burnley give the ball away high up the pitch and Marcus Rashford dribbles into the box.
However, the England man is crowded out and his shot is blocked at the near post.
And we're off…
The home side kick-off and away we go…
The teams are out
The two terms emerge from the tunnel and we’re almost ready for a rare Saturday evening treat at a sold out Turf Moor.
From the game
SportsMail’s Nathan Salt is at Turf Moor and has been impressed watching Burnley’s warm-up…
Burnley are still awaiting their first win of the season, and will want captialise on United’s issues.
Vincent Kompany has told TNT Sports he just wants a solid performance…
15 minutes to go
Kick-off is just 15 minutes away at Turf Moor, what are your predictions?
Let us know in the comments…
We have to win
Erik ten Hag has spoken to TNT Sports before kick-off and admits that tonight is a must-win game for his side…
Home side all smiles
The home side have checked in and look relaxed.
Could former Man City hero Vincent Kompany add to United’s woes?
Arriving at Turf Moor
Here’s the Man Utd players arriving at Burnley ahead of tonight’s crunch clash…
Problems at Old Trafford
If you’re in any doubt about how important tonight’s game is for United, take in some pre-match reading on the problems facing the club right now.
Their season is in danger of faltering before September even ends, and here’s why…
United start for Evans
A few eyebrows raised looking at the United team, with starts for 35-year-old Jonny Evans as well as Hannibal Mejbri and Scott McTominay.
Summer signing Sofyan Amrabat is on the bench – and could make his debut –
alongside Raphael Varane.
Aaron Ramsey gets a start in place of striker Lyle Foster, who misses the game after his red card at the City Ground.
Injury woes continue
Manchester United’s injury issues continue as Lisandro Martinez is ruled out of tonight’s game.
The Argentine joins Harry Maguire and Mason Mount on the sidelines.
All white on the night
It looks like Manchester United will be wearing their all-white third strip tonight.
A victory for those who aren’t fans of the unusual green and white striped away kit.
The form guide
Manchester United come into the game after three successive defeats. Erik ten Hag’s men have lost their last two in the league – including last week’s humbling home defeat to Brighton – and were beaten by Bayern Munich in their Champions League opener.
Burnley meanwhile picked up their first point of the season on Monday night when they drew at Nottingham Forest.
Welcome to tonight's Premier League clash…
Welcome to tonight’s Premier League clash between Burnley and Manchester United at Turf Moor.
The pressure is on both managers, with Erik ten Hag looking to find the formula to get United back on track, while Vincent Kompany is still searching for his first Premier League win with the Clarets.
It has all the makings of a cracking game under the lights.
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