The victory over Burnley in the Premier League continued this morning made MU managed to top the standings. After the match, Nemanja Matic expressed his confidence in the chance for the Red Devils to win the League at the end of the season.
It should be noted, in fact the match was a postponed match that should have been held at the start of the season. The delay was due to Manchester United’s longer participation in the Europa League last season.
Meanwhile, before the match took place, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s troops were in second place with only a goal difference separated from the top, Liverpool.
The match against Burnley itself ended with a 1-0 win by Manchester United with Paul Pogba who scored the only goal midway through the second half.
With this victory, Manchester United are automatically at the top with a distance of three points from Liverpool who are ranked 2nd.
Well, the interesting thing is that tomorrow the two teams will face each other. If you win, the Red Devils will top the standings with a distance of six points.
After the match, midfielder Nemanja Matic revealed that this victory boosted the confidence of the MU players in the chance to win the Premier League at the end of the season.
“I think a win like this shows that we are ready to compete for the title,” the former Chelsea told Premier League Productions.
Furthermore, the man from Serbia saw that his colleagues were more mature and did not rush to score goals.
“Sometimes we’ve seen teams who want to score goals as quickly as possible, then we panicked. But I think we showed more maturity today,” he continued.
Regardless, Matic admits that Burnley is indeed a strong opponent.
“We showed that we are smarter. And on this pitch, in this stadium, against Burnley is always difficult to win. We have prepared well and I think we deserve these three points,” he concluded.
Well, in fact this is the first time for MU to sit at the top of the standings since the last time in 2017.