Manchester United edged past league leaders Chelsea a weekend ago to keep their expectations of a top-four finish alive with a 2-0 win, while on Thursday they advanced into the UEFA Europa League semi-finals after an additional time a 2-1 triumph over Anderlecht. In both the cases youngster, Marcus Rashford were excellent to give them the results they needed.
Burnley vs Manchester United: Recent form
The Red Devils are as of now holding fifth place in the Premier League with 57 points from 31 matches and now unbeaten in 22 matches in the league. They are just four points below fourth-placed Manchester City so the win against Burnley today is crucial for their hope of securing the top four place.
On the other hand, Burnley are presently sitting in the fourteenth place and 8 points clear the relegation. Sean Dyche’s team do not have the fear the fear of being relegated currently however, the group is not in a decent shape right now. They have just won a single match in their last 10 matches, however, they have the sixth-best home record in the top flight, with just four losses at Turf Moor all season which could make them confident against the Red Devils.
Burnley vs Manchester United: Team News
Burnley has two notable injuries concern as both Sam Vokes and Scott Arfield are doubtful for the game whereas Senior member Marney is a long term sidelined with a cruciate tendon damage.
Manchester United are also having an injury crisis in the squad as the Manchester giants paid their UEFA Europa League success with Ibrahimovic and Rojo’s injuries. Both the first team players have reportedly suffered ACL injuries and could be out for the whole season. Juan Mata, Chris Smalling and Phil Jones will also miss the trip to Burnley. With a crisis in the centre back position, youngster Axel Tuanzebe and Fosu Mensah both could return to the matchday squad. Antonio Valencia has reportedly been rested for the trip also and Herrera and Ashley Young will be coming back into the Starting XI.
Burnley vs Manchester United: Predicted Line-up
Manchester United: De Gea; Darmian, Bailly, Blind, Young; Herrera, Fellaini; Martial, Pogba, Mkhitaryan; Rashford
Burnley: Heaton; Lowton, Keane, Mee, Ward; Brady, Barton, Hendrick, Boyd; Gray, Barnes
Burnley vs Manchester United: Head to Head stat
- Manchester United have scored just once in their last four league games at Turf Moor, with that goal coming from Lou Macari in April 1976.
- The last four league meetings between these two sides at Turf Moor have produced just two goals in total.
- Burnley maintained a goalless draw in the last encounter in October at Old Trafford, meaning that they could go unbeaten against their opponents in a single season for the first time since 1973-74.
Burnley vs Manchester United: Betting Odds
Manchester United- 4/6
Burnley vs Manchester United: Live Streaming
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