Manchester United returned to winning ways with a 2-0 victory against Burnley on an eventful afternoon at Turf Moor.
Romelu Lukaku struck twice for the Red Devils but Paul Pogba missed a second-half penalty and Marcus Rashford was given his marching orders for a headbutt on Phil Bardsley.
Lukaku opened the scoring by heading home Alexis Sanchez’s cross.
He made it 2-0 moments before the break with United seemingly in cruise control.
And they hung on for their second win of the season despite Joe Hart’s save from Pogba’s spot kick and Rashford’s moment of madness.
Here’s how the players rated…
Blameless for goals and produced a string of throwback saves
Booked. For his sly wind-up kick, lucky not to walk with Rashford
Enjoyed the physical battle but always looked vulnerable
Will be glad that is over, given a torrid time by Lukaku
Never offered enough support in rare home counter-attacks
Scampered around in ever-decreasing circles to little effect
Usual tidy, diligent self but little ambition in his passing
The odd elegant intervention but pretty much a bystander
Booked. Understandably nervous but showed flashes of his undoubted talent
Another not quick enough to support his lone striker
Never without a defender on his back, a tough afternoon
Vokes (Hendrick 58 mins) 6
Barnes (McNeil 79 mins) 6
Vydra (Wood 84 mins) 6
De Gea 6
After a busy start to the season, hopefully enjoyed his day off
Still not showing great attacking ambition but did not need to
Mopped up the occasional loose ball but generally untested
Showed more aggression in his dealings with Wood. Better
Booked. Barrelled forward at every opportunity, continuing decent form
Hollywood nonsense, including penalty, mixed in with dominance
Employed slightly further forward and seems to relish it
Asked to win a lot of headers and did exactly that
Showed his standard effervescence but finishing was awry
Booked. Buzzed relentlessly around tired opponents, always a threat
Booked. Great header for his first, great awareness for his second
Rashford (Sanchez 61 mins) 3
Herrera (Lingard 76mins) 6
Bailly (Pogba 92 mins)
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