Battling Burnley blunted Tottenham’s cutting edge, but it was still not enough to pick up points in their battle to climb out of the Premier League’s relegation places.
It was events in the sky which overshadowed Manchester City’s thumping home win against Burnley.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was not born and assistant manager Mike Phelan only two days old when Burnley last won at Manchester United.
The absence of legend Sergio Aguero was barely noticed as Manchester City went on a goalscoring spree at Burnley.
It was reminiscent of Fergie time of old as Manchester United came back from the dead to snatch a last-gasp draw at home to Burnley.