In the 38th minute of this evening’s Premier League clash between Burnley and Manchester United, the Clarets punished the Red Devils’ lacklustre set-piece defending after a free-kick.
Sean Dyche’s side launched the ball into the box with a free-kick that was almost from the halfway line, Ben Mee flicked the ball towards the middle of the box and Chris Wood got in front of Harry Maguire to put the ball into the back of the net with a brilliant finish.
Maguire was punished for leaving a striker of Wood’s quality with enough space to have a shot on goal.
Take a look at the New Zealand international’s brilliant finish below:
Burnley take the lead at Old Trafford! ?
Chris Wood gets on the end of Ben Mee's flick on and the Clarets rejoice!
Goal number ? for the season! ? pic.twitter.com/P6v719LnI0
— Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) January 22, 2020
Pictures from RMC Sport.
Was this just a lovely finish from Wood or should Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side have done better with their attempts to defend the set-piece?