English Premier League newcomers shocked defending champions Manchester United with a 1-0 victory in yesterday’s league meeting between the two sides. The win marked Burnley’s first win over Manchester United in 41 years.
Robbie Blake gave Burnley the winning goal in the 19th minute with a volley to the near post that beat United goalkeeper Ben Foster.
Burnley: Jensen, Mears, Carlisle, Bikey, Jordan, Blake, Elliott, Alexander (Gudjonsson 73), McCann, Paterson (Eagles 73), Fletcher.
Subs: Penny, Kalvenes, McDonald, Thompson, Guerrero.
Booked: Paterson (19, foul), Blake (36, foul)
Manchester United: Foster, O’Shea, Brown (Neville 71), Evans, Evra, Park, Anderson (Valencia 59), Carrick, Giggs, Rooney, Owen (Berbatov 63).
Subs: Scholes, Gibson, Kuszczak, De Laet.
Booked: Rooney (85, foul)