Burnley will host Manchester United at their home ground within the 24th round of the EPL, the breakout team of the current season in the English elite league will host one of the contenders to get into the Champions League zone. Bookmakers are on the Mancunians’ side in this couple, the Devils regained shape and are showing some great football after a slight downfall in the end of 2017, the Clarets have fallen a bit and it has immediately reflected on the results of the team.
Burnley only lost within the last three games: two losses in the EPL against Liverpool and Crystal Palace as well as a loss in the English Cup against Manchester City. Despite such weak recent results, Burnley have kept the seventh position, which will probably become the Europa League one. The Clarets have 34 points in the asset and a three-point handicap over Leicester City.
Manchester United only won within the last three games and the defeated teams were Everton, Derby County, Stoke City, all three victories turned out to be flawless, which only proves the Mancunians’ great tone. Manchester United have had 11 away matches, in which six victories with three draws and two defeats were registered, 21 goals were scored and 11 conceded, the statistics may be regarded as defensive.
Burnley are a defensive team, but Manchester United, vice versa, are an offensive side, which plays very well away and has high motivation, as only three points away from the Devils are Chelsea and Liverpool, besides, Manchester City are experiencing a slight downfall and it is quite possible, that Guardiola’s team will start losing points.
Prediction for the match: Over 2.0 goals in the match