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Pogba Leads Man United to the Top of EPL

January 13, 2021

For the first time in three years, Manchester United has risen to the top of the English Premier League (EPL) rankings – and it’s all thanks to Paul Pogba.

Taking on Burnley at Turf Moor on Tuesday, 12 January, United’s Harry Maguire headed a shot at the back post in the 36th minute. However, the goal was ruled out after a foul on Claret left back, Erik Pieters.

Fortunately, Pogba – who was previously rumoured to be unhappy at Old Trafford – managed to salvage the game in the 76th minute by volleying the ball into the net after meeting a cross from team-mate Marcus Rashford.

The Red Devils won the match 1-0, and as a result, they now top the EPL table with 36 points – three points ahead of reigning champions, Liverpool.

After the game, Pogba expressed his contentment with his club’s win, saying: “I’m happy we are playing well and happy we are at the top, but there is a long way to go and we have big games coming up.”

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