LiveMATCHDAY LIVE: Burnley v Manchester United

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2:57pm

Van Gaal: "I think in the first half we didn't play the passing game that we did much better in the second half."

2:56pm

Louis van Gaal: "I think we were the stronger team, certainly in the second half."

2:53pm

Dyche: "It's the first point on the board and that's important."

2:53pm

Dyche: "There were good pockets of play and chances but overall we're happy with a point."

2:52pm

Sean Dyche: "We were extremely productive in the first half, as the game went on they started to shift the ball better."

2:51pm

Jones: "Hopefully we can kick on now and take something from the first three games in the Premier League. We're enjoying it."

2:51pm

David Jones: "It was nice to finally get a point on the board today. I don't think I've had a result against United since I left the club."

2:36pm

And that's full time: Burnley 0 Manchester United 0. Very creditable performance by the Clarets, who get a standing ovation from the home fans.

2:36pm

United pushing forward but Burnley defending well, almost full time now.

2:32pm

Four minutes added on.

2:31pm

Reid booked for halting Welbeck's run.

2:29pm

United appeal for penalty for handball as Barnes blocks Young's shot, but referee waves play on. Burnley sub on 88: Reid for Taylor.

2:28pm

Scott Arfield has been announced as the man of the match. Shackell has been outstanding as well I think. United sub: Januzaj for Mata.

2:26pm

Reid getting ready to come on for Burnley.

2:23pm

Mata with a wild shot over the bar for United. 'You're not Robbie Blake' sing the Burnley fans. United have had the better of this second half though.

2:22pm

Burnley sub on 79: Ashley Barnes for Ings. Welbeck had come on for Van Persie for United. Still 0-0.

2:13pm

Welbeck getting ready to come on for United.

2:11pm

The end of Angel Di Maria after 70 minutes, to cheers from the Burnley fans, Anderson comes on in his place.

2:10pm

Taylor with a low shot straight at De Gea from Arfield's pass.

2:09pm

Blackett booked for a foul on Ings.

2:06pm

Di Maria is down injured, boos from the crowd as the physio comes on.

2:02pm

Van Persie now heads over from Fletcher's deep cross, United starting to get a bit of momentum.

2:00pm

Dean Marney off the line to deny Van Persie.

1:56pm

1:54pm

£30,000 Michael Duff with a fine tackle to dispossess £59.7m Angel Di Maria.

1:47pm

Second half is underway.

1:43pm

Bertie's had it easy with that challenge though, the massive bee suit probably reduces the impact somewhat...

1:42pm

Bertie Bee does the ice bucket challenge on the pitch, after being nominated by Deepdale Duck...

1:39pm

Lord Sugar's half time assessment...
 

1:36pm

Robbie Blake getting a hero's reception as the half time guest, five years after scoring the winner against United.

1:35pm

The stats say 58 per cent possession for United, but Burnley have had 6 shots to 1.

1:31pm

And that's half time, Burnley 0 Manchester United 0. Burnley being applauded off, they've had the better of this game so far.

1:31pm

Shackell has defended very well so far, although there's always danger when United attack.

1:29pm

The good news for Ashley Young though is that he doesn't seem to have been attacked by any birds so far today. That's always a plus.

1:28pm

Ashley Young goes over in the box, not for the first time in his career. The challenge was from Kieran Trippier but the referee wasn't interested.

1:22pm

Fletcher booked for a pull-back on Ings, Chris Foy allowed play to go on and then went back to book the Scot.

1:21pm

United started to get agitated by Burnley's closing down in midfield.

1:19pm

Di Maria is getting some stick from the home fans, chants of 'What a waste of money' from the Longside after a misplaced fan.

1:19pm

David Jones forced another good save out of De Gea, then Trippier nutmegged England captain Wayne Rooney. That will get Roy Hodgson's attention.

1:18pm

Arfield with a great run and shot deflected wide.

1:10pm

Arfield with a header wide from Jutkiewicz's smart cross.

1:04pm

Chance for United but Mata slips as he prepares to shoot from a good position.

1:00pm

Having said that, a fine deep pass from Di Maria plays in Van Persie, who controls on his chest but sees his shot saved by Tom Heaton, who stood up well.

12:59pm

Di Maria with a cross that Ben Mee deals with easily. Seems £59.7m doesn't get you a better crosser than Kieran Trippier.

12:57pm

Sean Dyche is prowling the touchline at the moment, Van Gaal is sat in the dugout seemingly making notes. Can't be too happy with his side's start.

12:57pm

David Jones snaps at the ankle of Angel Di Maria. The Argentinian wins a foul but probably isn't too used to that sort of closing down.

12:56pm

Elsewhere today Henri Lansbury has scored for Nottingham Forest in their Championship fixture at Sheffield Wednesday. He signed a new deal at Forest after Burnley had a bid turned down recently.

12:55pm

Some boos from the Burnley fans for United's new boy Di Maria, who has used the ball pretty well if unspectacularly in the opening stages.

12:50pm

United are all over the place defensively here.

12:50pm

Burnley have made a great start here, United look short of confidence.

Jutkiewiicz's chance came after intercepting an awful backpass from Evans, who made a bad error at MK Dons in midweek too. De Gea was out to close the angle and block though.

12:48pm

His curling effort dipped over the wall against his old club, De Gea was nowhere near it. Another chance now as Jutkiewicz is denied by De Gea!

12:48pm

Early free kick to Burnley just outside the area, and David Jones hits the bar!

12:47pm

No surprises in the Burnley formation and as expected Di Maria is playing in the central midfield three for United alongside Fletcher and Mata. Valencia is right wing back, Young on the left.

12:45pm

We are underway, United in white shirts today.

12:45pm

This game is a sell-out and the new press box is officially full today, not a seat left to be had. I'm told it's the biggest press attendance Turf Moor has ever seen.

12:42pm

The teams are out on the pitch at Turf Moor.

12:40pm

Teams getting ready in the tunnel at Turf Moor.

12:37pm

Alastair Campbell and former FA chief David Davies among those taking their seats in the director's box too.

12:33pm

Michael Carrick, the man who had a penalty saved by Brian Jensen in Burnley's 1-0 win five years ago, is watching on from the director's box today. He's currently out injured.

12:31pm

Paddy Crerard is among those watching on today from Turf Moor's new extended press box.

12:27pm

Looks like Lord Sugar is one of the millions watching this game today. He's tweeted: "Burnley v Man U has to be a must win game for Van Gaal. I can think what would happen if they lose."

12:19pm

The rain is coming down at Turf Moor, brollies up during the advert breaks for the BT pundits, although back down again when they're live on air.

12:17pm

Van Gaal before kick-off: "This match is very important to us. We acknowledge Burnley's qualities - we must win the second ball and play our game."

12:13pm

Both teams are out on the pitch warming up and the BT Sport team are pitchside, presenter Jake Humphrey with pundits Michael Owen, Steve McManaman and former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes.

12:03pm

United team sheetThis Is Lancashire:

12:01pm

The official Burnley team sheet.This Is Lancashire:

12:00pm

And the view from the press room as Louis van Gaal arrived.This Is Lancashire:

11:57am

Wayne Rooney and pals are here too.This Is Lancashire:

11:56am

Angel Di Maria arrives at Turf Moor a few minutes ago.This Is Lancashire:

11:50am

United subs: Amos, James, Keane, Anderson, Hernandez, Welbeck, Januzaj.

Bacup-born defender Reece James, from a Burnley supporting family, is on the bench for United.

11:49am

Burnley subs: Gilks, Long, Ward, Reid, Wallace, Barnes, Sordell.

11:47am

So United hand a debut to their new £59.7m British transfer record signing Angel Di Maria.

11:47am

Burnley team as expected: Heaton, Trippier, Duff, Shackell, Mee, Arfield, Marney, Jones, Taylor, Ings, Jutkiewicz. 

United: De Gea, Jones, Evans, Blackett, Valencia, Mata, Fletcher, Di Maria, Young, Rooney, Van Persie.

11:45am

Welcome to Turf Moor for this afternoon's big match against Manchester United.

Comments (2)

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2:38pm Sat 30 Aug 14

A Darener says...

Defended well. Lucky not to concede pen. Up and running. But long way to go.
Defended well. Lucky not to concede pen. Up and running. But long way to go. A Darener
  • Score: 1

2:39pm Sat 30 Aug 14

BRFC:ThePeoplesChampions says...

Played four. Still no win. Still no goals. Still in the relegation one. Dyche out?
Played four. Still no win. Still no goals. Still in the relegation one. Dyche out? BRFC:ThePeoplesChampions
  • Score: -9
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