It is a big chance for the 20 times champions to be at the top of the English Premier League table. Manchester United who are second on the table with 33 points, same as the current league leaders Liverpool with a game at hand. Liverpool dropped points when they visited Southampton at St Mary’s Stadium on 4th January 2021. Southampton won with a solitary goal from Danny Ings. The Red Devils will be facing Burnley today at Turf Moor. Below are the stats of the match:
The two sides have met 12 times in the premier league, Machester United have won 6 times, drawn 4 times, and lost twice against Burnley in the premier league.
The Red Devils have played 6 times at Turf Moor winning 4 times, losing once (in 2009 when Burnley was promoted to the Premier League), and drawn once (a barren draw in 2014)
Under Ole Gunnar Solskjær, Manchester United have won once (at Turf Moor), drawn once (at Old Trafford), and lost once (at Old Trafford) in their last encounter with two goals. In their last four encounters, there have been two goals scored by either side (Manchester United have won twice with two goals to nothing, Burnley has won once with two goals to nothing and they have drawn once with each team scoring twice).
United have not lost any away match this season in the premier league. Burnley have lost 3 home matches this season, notably, they have not lost in their last 4 home matches. Manchester United will be motivated to be at the top of the table, they rested most of their players in their FA match against Watford. The odds favor a united win, however, the 90 minutes will decide.