Jesse Lingard produced the miss of the season before scoring stunning flick

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The wheels are coming off the Manchester United bus - excuse the pun.

Jose Mourinho's side have endured a dreadful festive period so far and their Boxing Day game against Burnley was yet another horror show of sorts.

Following their 2-2 draw with Leicester - when Harry Maguire scored a dramatic 95th-minute equaliser - Sean Dyche's side put Mourinho's men to the test.

Ashley Barnes and Steven Defour scored two goals in the first-half, with the Red Devils struggling to match the intensity of their over-achieving opponents.

At half-time, the boss made some big changes, with Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Jesse Lingard coming on for Marcos Rojo and Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

And, it was Lingard who was in the thick of the action early in the second period, with his first major action one of the worst misses in Premier League history.

Just watch below and marvel at how spectacularly bad it is. Nick Pope should have zero chance of saving it.


Fortunately for Lingard, he delivered something a lot more positive a few minutes later, as he dragged United back into the game with a brilliant back-heeled finish.

Ashley Young's cross wasn't half bad either.


An event-filled few minutes for the Englishman.

It was strange move from Mourinho to leave him on the bench given his impressive season, with his performance against Arsenal his finest in a United shirt, scoring two goals in their 3-1 win at the Emirates.

After his displays for the Red Devils, he should be on England's plane for the World Cup in the summer.

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