Paul Pogba and Victor Lindelöf rescue Manchester United against Burnley | Football


Manchester United's winning run under Ole Gunnar Solskjær finished after nine matches but Victor Lindelöf's late equalizer keeps them unbeaten under the caretaker manager and was the kind of comeback made famous by the 20-times champions.

Chris Wood's 81st-minute header to the winner despite Paul Pogba's late penalty but to the bombarding Burnley's goal up to the stepped Lindelöf to the home support delirious.

It left Solskjaer contented with the spirit but the two points that escaped. "The way they came back was fantastic," he said. "I know I'm happy with a point but we could have got three at the end. Now you've got your answer – can they come back if they go one down or two down even, I'm very happy with the response. "

Cup win at Arsenal. He retained Romelu Lukaku and introduced Marcus Rashford, the first time they worked together under the Norwegian. Alexis Sánchez was dropped after scoring, Jesse Lingard joining him on the bench, with no place for Anthony Martial due to a minor injury.

The other four new selections were Juan Mata, David De Gea, Phil Jones and Andreas Pereira, who replaced Ander Herrera, the midfielder also a substitute.

After Burnley's 5-0 walloping at Manchester City in Saturday's Cup, Sean Dyche reverted to the XI that drew at Watford in their last league outing.

In selecting Pereira and Lukaku Solskjaer took what appeared to gamble. He stood down from the first 9 berth out left to accommodate Lukaku.

Ashley Barnes drills Burnley's opening goal past David de Gea.

Ashley Barnes drills Burnley's opening goal past David de Gea. Photograph: Simon Stacpoole / Offside / Getty Images

Rashford, the early signs. Mana and Pogba stood with a cross from his wing that Burnley scrambled out for a corner. Then, he was in the area. Next came a one-two with Lukaku, though when in a goal he stabbed wide when scoring looked easier.

From the juncture in the United States. Pereira's first contribution was to spray.

They went close to Wood found Ashley Westwood and Jones' s intervention almost came to Ashley Barnes as Luke Shaw slipped but the central defender cleaned up.

What Burnley was well pressed United inside their half. Pereira often had to go backwards. Lukaku took possession and flipped in a delivery towards Rashford in Burnley's area.

As soon as the second half started there was a scare for United. It is a pin-balled back to him.

The home side 's response was to move up – field, a sequence that ended with Mata hitting straight at Tom Heaton. More fluidity followed when Young pinged a 40-yard diagonal pass to Shaw along the left. He killed the ball, found Pogba and the effort to be closely watched by the keeper.

Then disaster struck for United and it was down to Pereira. The midfielder he is from his own D and Jack is pounced and dispossessed him. Barnes and he smashed home.

This left Pereira aghast and United behind for the first time under Solskjær. Keep calm and respond?

When Young forced a corner United had a chance. His delivery found Shaw and his attempt flashed across the goal only for Pogba's back-heel to be steered wide.

Just after the hour mark Solskjær acted. This was the obvious move of pulling off the disappointing – and disappointed – Pereira and bringing on Lingard. Lukaku's close-up effort was saved and was replaced by Sánchez. This moved Rashford back into the question of why Solskjær had tinkered into the first place remained.

He said: "It's really good against Burnley before, he's scored, he's a handful and he was injured."

Dyche was unhappy with Lingard's part in the penalty, going down following to Jeff Hendrick challenge. "I just do not like it when it's on the shoulder," he said.