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Man Utd vs Burnley: Predictions
Despite being written off time and again, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer continues to keep Man Utd competitive. The Red Devils cruised past Granada in midweek to reach the Europa League semi-finals, while they remain seven points clear of Leicester City in second place in the Premier League. That said, they are 11 points adrift of leaders and rivals Manchester City but with them and Leicester both in FA Cup action this weekend, United at least have a chance to solidify their runner-up standing.
Burnley head into the weekend on a run of just one win from their last eight Premier League games, while they’ve suffered back-to-back defeats to fellow strugglers Southampton and Newcastle United. As a result, Sean Dyche’s men remain just seven points clear of the relegation zone and although they have a game in hand over Fulham in 18th, the Clarets need to pick up a few more results to confirm their survival. Luckily for Burnley, they boast a strong recent record at Old Trafford.
Man Utd vs Burnley: Match Stats
Burnley are unbeaten in their last four Premier League away games against Man Utd (W1 D3) – the only team to avoid defeat in five consecutive Premier League visits to Old Trafford is Chelsea, who did so in six consecutive games between 1994 and 1998.
The home side won three of the first four Premier League meetings between Man Utd and Burnley (D1) – since then, the home side has failed to win any of the nine meetings between the sides (D3 L6).
Neither side has scored more than two goals in their last nine meetings with each other since Man Utd beat Burnley 3-1 in February 2015.
Chris Wood has scored in his last two Premier League games away against Man Utd. Only five visiting players have scored in three consecutive appearances at Old Trafford in the competition – Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink (2001), Mark Viduka (2007), Emmanuel Adebayor (2014), Sergio Agüero (2015) and Gylfi Sigurdsson (2017).
Man Utd vs Burnley: Squawka Says
Scoreline prediction: Man Utd 1-1 Burnley
Man Utd vs Burnley: Odds
Man Utd vs Burnley: Head to Head
12 January 2021 – Burnley 0-1 Man Utd – Premier League
22 January 2020 – Man Utd 0-2 Burnley – Premier League
28 December 2019 – Burnley 0-2 Man Utd – Premier League
29 January 2019 – Man Utd 2-2 Burnley – Premier League
02 September 2018 – Burnley 0-2 Man Utd – Premier League
These two sides have traded blows in recent years, with Man Utd winning two, losing once and drawing once in their last four meetings with Burnley. The Clarets are unbeaten in their last four visits to Old Trafford.