United got the better of Burnley 1-0 away from home at Turf Moor on Tuesday evening.
A stunning strike from France international midfielder Paul Pogba in the 71st minute proved to be the difference between the two sides.
The result means that the Red Devils are now at the top of the Premier League table with 36 points from 17 matches, three points ahead of second-placed and defending champions Liverpool.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side will take on Liverpool away from home at Anfield in the league on Sunday.
United midfielder Fernandes has revelled in the win against Burnley on Twitter.
Over the course of the 90 minutes at Turf Moor on Tuesday evening, hosts Burnley had 37% of the possession, took 11 shots of which none was on target, and earned three corners.
Visitors United had 63% of the possession, took 13 shots of which seven were on target, and earned four corners.