6 Important things that Will decide the Outcome of Manchester United Vs Burnley

  1. Burnley impressive record at Old Trafford

Burnley certainly have the ability to make things very frustrating for United. In fact, the Clarets are remarkably unbeaten on their last four trips to Old Trafford and have scored exactly twice on each of the last three. Robin van Persie played for United the last time they beat Burnley at home! Nevertheless, United remain favourites for three points but can expect to work hard for them.

  1. The return of Key players

Harry Maguire, Scott McTominay and Luke Shaw are all fit to start here after missing out against Granada on Thursday through suspension.

Ivorian Eric Bailly could make the matchday squad on Sunday after returning from Ivory Coast early last week following a positive test of COVID-19.

Marcus Rashford was not 100 per cent fit in midweek Europa league win but Ole Gunnar Solskjaer should have him available here.

Burnley fc will hope to have Nick Pope back from a shoulder injury when they travel to Old Trafford on Sunday. Sean Dyche says Pope is ‘touch and go’, with Bailey Peacock-Farrell on standby to keep his place in the side.

Dwight McNeil is a doubt by Dyche after picking up a knock and his absence would be a big blow for the away side. Charlie Taylor, Jack Cork and Jay Rodriguez are options if Dyche wants to change things this weekend.

  1. United to seal Top 4 race

Last weekend saw United take a massive step to securing second spot after beating Tottenham and watching third place Leicester lose. A win here would even close the gap on league leaders Manchester City to eight points. No one expects City to crumble but to show progress, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will want to finish as close to Pep Guardiola’s side, in terms of points, as possible.

  1. Relegation battle to the wire

Burnley have lost back-to-back Premier League matches with impressive perfomance and are currently seven points adrift of the bottom three. It’s unlikely they will be relegated from here but Sean Dyche would certainly like to be able to breathe a little easier heading into the last few games of the campaign. Manchester united should be wary of this. They risk be

  1. A tired Manchester United

After playing the full 90 on Thursday, united forward Mason Greenwood may have to settle with a place on the bench here with Pogba and Cavani partially rested and Rashford expected to return.

  1. The united number 1 debate continues

Academy graduate Dean Henderson has been forced to be patient this season but appears set to finish the campaign as United’s No.1 goalkeeper going into the New season. Manchester united could be forced to make a decision on David De gea. He seems now to be their cup competitions Goal keeper


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