Manchester United vs Burnley: Premier League preview

Yet another come-from-behind victory last time out, this time against Tottenham, closed the gap on Man City to 11 points but, more importantly, further tightened their grip on the top four.

Burnley are still not out of the relegation dog fight and a repeat of last season’s victory at Old Trafford should all but secure their Premier League status for another year.

Date, time and venue

Manchester United vs Burnley is scheduled for a 4pm BST kick-off on Sunday, April 18, 2021.

The match will be held behind closed doors at Old Trafford.

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How to watch

TV channel: The match will be televised on Sky Sports.

Live stream: Sky Sports subscribers will be able to watch the match online via the website or Sky Go app.

Team news

Marcus Rashford was left on the bench as Manchester United confirmed their spot in the Europa League semi-finals, as he continues to carry an injury.

Elsewhere, it’s a case of as you were with Anthony Martial, Eric Bailly and Phil Jones out. Bailly is closer to a return having tested positive for coronavirus a few weeks ago.

Burnley goalkeeper Nick Pope will be assessed ahead of the game as he continues to nurse a sholder injury. Jay Rodriguez is also in line to return.

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Prediction: Manchester United 2-0 Burnley

United should make it five league wins on the bounce with confidence flowing through the team.

Burnley are in danger of being dragged firmly into the relegation battle after back-to-back losses, but know another three points should end any doubts.

Head to head (h2h) history and results

  • Man United wins: 63
  • Draws: 23
  • Burnley win: 45

Betting odds and tips (subject to change)

  • Man United: 3/10
  • Draw: 4/1
  • Burnley: 17/2
  • Man United to win 2-0: 5/1

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