Burnley goalkeeper Tom Heaton has described the feeling of taking a Zlatan Ibrahimovic shot in full force.
Heaton, who was in inspired form as Burnley battled for a famous 0-0 draw at Old Trafford, repeatedly denied Manchester United who had an astonishing 37 shots on goal during the stalemate.
Of those 37 attempts, under-pressure veteran striker Ibrahimovic attempted to beat Heaton on 12 occasions but failed taking his goalless run to six games.
‘I knew I had two men behind me on the line so I thought I’d get out, close the space and spread,’ Heaton said after a stunning save denied Ibrahimovic.
‘Thankfully it has hit me but it nearly broke my arm!’ the goalkeeper joked.
‘We came with a gameplan, put in an incredible shift and hung in there,’ Heaton added on reflection.
‘Much has been made about our away form but what a place to come and get our first point.’