December 31 , 2021

Man Utd v/s Burnley

Manchester United defeated Burnley 3-1 at Old Trafford

After the poor display in Monday's 1-1 draw at Newcastle, Rangnick made six changes to his side with Edinson Cavani starting in attack alongside Cristiano Ronaldo.

Burnley were hit by four COVID-19 positives before the game, including goalkeeper Nick Pope, while key forward Maxwel Cornet was ruled out with injury

Manchester United have taken 14 points from their last six games (W4 D2 under Michael Carrick and Ralf Rangnick),

Man United are now unbeaten in their final league game in each of the last 10 calendar years since a 3-2 loss against Blackburn at Old Trafford in 2011.

Burnley have accrued just 11 points from their first 16 games of the Premier League campaign, their third lowest figure at this stage

Manchester United midfielder Scott McTominay scored his first goal in 28 Premier League games (since netting v Everton in February)

Cristiano Ronaldo's goal and assist for Manchester United took him to 11 goal involvements for the season in the Premier League (8 goals, 3 assists),

Cristiano Ronaldo hitting double figures for goal involvements for the 17th consecutive season in Europe's big five leagues, since registering just nine in 2004-05

Aaron Lennon is the second-oldest player to score for Burnley in the Premier League (34y 258d), after Graham Alexander (38y 182d).