Manchester United 0-0 Burnley: Heaton heroics and first-half conservatism foil ten-man United

Tom Heaton’s heroics, paired with the dismissal of Ander Herrera, limited the impact of Manchester United’s second-half tactical rejig, ensuring that José Mourinho’s side paid for yet another anaemic first-half performance by dropping two points to Sean Dyche’s Burnley. Continue reading


Bournemouth 0-0 Tottenham Hotspur: Congested Spurs attack plays into Howe’s hands

Mauricio Pochettino’s obsession with controlling the central midfield battle against fellow pressers Bournemouth rendered his attack completely toothless and cost Tottenham Hotspur the opportunity to top the Premier League. Continue reading