The post-match response to Manchester United’s downing of Burnley this night has seen one participant particularly extensively singled out for reward.
Ronaldo amongst the objectives
Ralf Rangnick’s outfit had been in fact again in motion a short while in the past.
On the again of a massively disappointing stalemate with Newcastle on Monday, the Pink Devils welcomed Burnley to Outdated Trafford, eyeing a swift return to profitable methods.
And, to their credit score, when all was mentioned and carried out, safe all three factors is exactly what United managed.
Although removed from a classic efficiency on the entire, an explosive opening 35 minutes finally proved sufficient to information the hosts to all three factors, by way of a 3-1 triumph.
The ever-involved Scott McTominay opened the scoring on the day, earlier than Jadon Sancho’s deflected effort simply shy of the half-hour mark was adopted up by a customary Cristiano Ronaldo strike a short while later.
That’s extra prefer it from Jadon Sancho! 🔴
It’s been a tricky begin to life at Manchester United for the proficient younger Englishman however that’s a cultured end to double the lead 👏 pic.twitter.com/xKQ0ZI5LAj
— Premier Sports activities (@PremierSportsTV) December 30, 2021
Aaron Lennon did handle to tug one again for guests Burnley shortly earlier than the interval, however, in the long run, it proved too little, too late.
‘Take a bow’
In flip, on the again of a largely snug night’s work for his or her aspect coming to an finish, it could have been simple to imagine that Manchester United’s supporters can be fast to single a complete host of the membership’s stars out for reward.
This, nonetheless, has the truth is since confirmed removed from the case.
As an alternative, solely a choose few have been on the receiving finish of plaudits for his or her particular person shows, amongst them the likes of Luke Shaw and Edinson Cavani.
However no different has come even near the extent of reward acquired by the very good Scott McTominay.
Scottish worldwide McTominay ran the present from his berth in the midst of the park tonight, linking defence to assault, throwing himself into challenges with trademark gusto, and even chipping in with the sport’s opening objective.
The 25-year-old, in consequence, has been extensively labelled as Man of the Match, with simply a few of the social media response to McTominay’s newest show showcased beneath:
McTominay for Man of the Match. Terrific efficiency tonight.#bbcfootball
— Nick Rodely (@NickRodely) December 30, 2021
We in all probability would’ve misplaced this sport if it wasn’t for McTominay. What a efficiency.
— Fortunate Luciano (@88jones_) December 30, 2021
— Henry Winter (@henrywinter) December 30, 2021
McTominay’s had a blinder in the midst of the park tonight #MUFC
— Andy Clews (@AndyClewsssss) December 30, 2021
Inform you what Mctominay appears a distinct participant below Ralph #MUFC
— Tom Walton (@Tomw0892) December 30, 2021
— ELRojo (@elriopurnomo) December 30, 2021
Take a Bow, Scott McTominay👏🏽👏🏽
— Anthony Schwartz (@TheRealF1ash) December 30, 2021
Scott McTominay was flawless at the moment, defensively however extra shocking offensively. Felt he was concerned in every part, arguably considered one of his finest performances in a United shirt. There’s a effectively rounded midfielder inside him, wants unlocking.
— ManUnitedMedia (@ManUnitedMedia) December 30, 2021
Scott “Kroos” McTominay
— Soso 🌟🌟🇸🇩 (@Mr_Soso69) December 30, 2021
Participant scores 👀
Do you agree?👀
— Harrish | DotMan Fan Account (@Harrishspeaks) December 30, 2021
I’m seeing a variety of McTominay.
— Stretford Paddock (@StretfordPaddck) December 30, 2021
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|5||West Ham United||19||9||31|
|10||Brighton & Hove Albion||18||-1||24|
|Salah, Mohamed||Liverpool FC||15|
|Jota, Diogo||Liverpool FC||10|
|Vardy, Jamie||Leicester Metropolis||9|
|Dennis, Emmanuel||Watford FC||8|
|Ronaldo, Cristiano||Manchester United||8|
|Son, Heung Min||Tottenham Hotspur||8|
|Smith-Rowe, Emile||Arsenal FC||8|
|Mount, Mason||Chelsea FC||7|
|Antonio, Michail||West Ham United||7|
|Sterling, Raheem||Manchester Metropolis||7|
|Mane, Sadio||Liverpool FC||7|
|Silva, Bernardo||Manchester Metropolis||7|
|Maupay, Neal||Brighton & Hove Albion||7|
|Gallagher, Conor||Crystal Palace||6|
|Wilson, Callum||Newcastle United||6|
|Mahrez, Riyad||Manchester Metropolis||5|
|Saka, Bukayo||Arsenal FC||5|
|King, Joshua||Watford FC||5|
|Participant||Group||Pink Playing cards||Yellow Playing cards|
|Salisu, Mohammed||Southampton FC||0||6|
|Dennis, Emmanuel||Watford FC||0||6|
|Laporte, Aymeric||Manchester Metropolis||1||5|
|Neves, Ruben||Wolverhampton Wanderers||0||6|
|Bissouma, Yves||Brighton & Hove Albion||0||6|
|James, Reece||Chelsea FC||1||4|
|Fernandes, Bruno||Manchester United||0||5|
|Pogba, Paul||Manchester United||1||4|
|Cancelo, Joao||Manchester Metropolis||0||5|
|Robertson, Andy||Liverpool FC||1||4|
|Canos, Sergi||Brentford FC||0||5|
|Rice, Declan||West Ham United||0||5|
|Ritchie, Matt||Newcastle United||0||5|
|Westwood, Ashley||Burnley FC||0||5|
|Tarkowski, James||Burnley FC||0||5|
|Manquillo, Javi||Newcastle United||0||5|
|Norgaard, Christian||Brentford FC||0||5|
|Mings, Tyrone||Aston Villa||0||5|
|Duffy, Shane||Brighton & Hove Albion||0||5|
|Salah, Mohamed||Liverpool FC||8|
|Alexander-Arnold, Trent||Liverpool FC||8|
|Bowen, Jarrod||West Ham United||7|
|Jesus, Gabriel||Manchester Metropolis||7|
|Pogba, Paul||Manchester United||7|
|Dennis, Emmanuel||Watford FC||5|
|Mount, Mason||Chelsea FC||5|
|James, Reece||Chelsea FC||5|
|Kovacic, Mateo||Chelsea FC||5|
|Cancelo, Joao||Manchester Metropolis||5|
|Robertson, Andy||Liverpool FC||5|
|Antonio, Michail||West Ham United||4|
|Mahrez, Riyad||Manchester Metropolis||4|
|Saka, Bukayo||Arsenal FC||4|
|Doucoure, Abdoulaye||Everton FC||4|
|Redmond, Nathan||Southampton FC||4|
|Ronaldo, Cristiano||Manchester United||3|
|Gallagher, Conor||Crystal Palace||3|
|King, Joshua||Watford FC||3|
|Fernandes, Bruno||Manchester United||3|