Football AnalysisManchester United vs Burnley
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Manchester United will be looking to return to their winning ways in the Premier League when they welcome Burnley to Old Trafford on Thursday.

Team News

Manchester United

  • Again, Paul Pogba will be out due to a thigh problem while Victor Lindelof is absent having recently tested positive for coronavirus.
  • Bruno Fernandes will also be out after he picked his fifth yellow card of the season against Newcastle United. As a result, the situation has opened the door for Donny van De Beek to feature.
  • Jadon Sancho and Cavani both impressed off the bench against Newcastle. Both could now earn starts. Meanwhile, Mason Greenwood and Marcus Rashford will potentially drop to the bench.
  • Nemanja Matic and Luke Shaw are also in contention. But, Rangnick is expected to resist the temptation to change his midfield two or defensive unit for the contest.


  • Ashley Barnes and Connor Roberts remain unavailable for selection. However, the break has allowed the Clarets to recover Maxwel Cornet from injury. The Ivorian should be in the starting side.
  • There are not expected to be any surprises in the away side’s XI. Chris Wool will join Cornet in attack while Johann Berg Gudmundsson and Dwight McNeil will play in the wide areas.
  • Dyche must decided between Jack Cork and Josh Brownhill to play alongside Ashley Westwood in midfield. Consequently, the latter is just expected to get the not at Old Trafford.

Prediction Analysis

Manchester United’s poor performance against Newcastle might work against Burnley as they will be desperate to return to their winning ways.

On the other hand, the visitors’ have had a long time to prepare for the match. But that could end up being a disadvantage.

Our prediction is Manchester United 2-1 Burnley.

Possible Line Up

Manchester United; David De Gea, Dalot, Varane, Maguire, Telles, Fred, McTominay, Sancho, Van De Beek, Ronaldo, Cavani.

Burnley; Pope, Lowton, Mee, Tarkowski, Taylor, Gudmundsson, Westwood, Brownhill, McNeil, Cornet, Wood.