Man Utd Leapfrog Liverpool to Top of Premier League
*Iwobi on scorers’ sheet as Everton beat Wolves
Paul Pogba’s well-drilled volley gave Manchester United 1-0 victory at Burnley to take them top of the Premier League.
The Frenchman’s second-half strike proved decisive in another game high on video assistant referee (VAR) drama.
Harry Maguire had a goal disallowed for United in a first half dominated by VAR reviews, with Burnley’s Robbie Brady and United’s Luke Shaw appearing fortunate to escape earlier red cards.
Burnley made United work hard, but Pogba’s moment of quality decided it.
Elsewhere, Alex Iwobi scored the opener as Everton maintained their challenge for a Champions League spot with 2-1 victory at Wolves
MichaelKeane drilled the winning goal inthe 77th to push Everton to the fourth spot on the log.
The Toffees’ sixth away win in the league this season lifted them level on points with third-place Leicester and only four off the lead held by Manchester United
They got off to a brilliant start when Iwobi fired home in the fifth minute for his first goal in 38 Premier League appearances.
Wolves, seeking only their second win in eight games, hit back in the 14th minute through Ruben Neves.
The Portuguese midfielder ended his own barren run against Brighton at the start of January, and made it two goals in two league matches with a sublime sidefoot finish following brilliant movement from Rayan Ait-Nouri.
The home side looked more likely to edge the contest until Keane rose highest in the area to convert Andre Gomes’ teasing cross from the left.