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MUN vs BUR Dream11 Prediction for Manchester United vs Burnley Premier League Live Score Fantasy Football Team Tips & Dream11 Team

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MUN vs BUR Dream11 Prediction: Manchester United and Burnley will clash against each other in a Premier League fixture on Thursday. The hosts were held to 1-1 draw against Newcastle United, as the Red Devils need to start winning games to remain in contention for a top four finish. Manchester United are placed seventh in the league table, with 28 points to their name.

Burnley have played the fewest number of games in the league so far. All three of their previous games have been postponed due to covid-19 fears. They are placed 18th in the league table, with 11 points.

Date: 31 December, Friday
Kick-Off: 1:45 AM (IST)
Venue: Old Trafford

Premier League Table

Manchester United| 7th ; Burnley| 18th

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Recent Form (League)
Manchester United: DWWWL
Burnley : DLDDD

Head to Head

Three of the last five meetings between the two sides have resulted in wins for Manchester United. One game has ended in a Burnley win, whereas, the other has ended in a 2-2 draw in the 2018-19 season. Their last meeting was a 3-1 home win for Manchester United.

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MUN vs BUR Dream11 Prediction Details

Manchester United News

Injury Report and Unavailability: 

  • Paul Pogba and Victor Lindelof will miss the game due to injury and covid-19 respectively.
  • Bruno Fernandes remains suspended for this game due to accumulation of yellow cards.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Manchester United are likely to start in a 4-2-2-2 formation against Burnley.
  • David de Gea starts in goal, with Raphael Varane and Harry Maguire starting in the heart of defence.
  • Luke Shaw starts at left back, with Aaron Wan Bissaka coming back into the lineup at right back.
  • Fred and Scott McTominay start as the two holding midfielders for the hosts.
  • Donny van de Beek starts alongside Jadon Sancho as the attacking midfielder.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo and Edinson Cavani start up top for the Red Devils.

Manchester United Starting XI

David de Gea
Aaron Wan Bissaka
Harry Maguire
Raphael Varane
Luke Shaw
Fred
Scott McTominay
Donny van de Beek
Jadon Sancho
Edinson Cavani
Cristiano Ronaldo

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Burnley News

Injury Report and Unavailability: 

  • Ashley Barnes and Connor Roberts remain sidelined due to injury.
  • There are on suspensions.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Burnley should lineup in a 4-4-1-1 formation.
  • N Pope should be starting in goal, with Ben Mee and Tarkowski starting as centre backs.
  • M. Lowton starts at right back, with C. Taylor at left back.
  • J Cork and A Westwood should start as the central midfielders, with D. McNeil and Gudmundsson out wide.
  • Maxwell Cornet should start behind the striker as an attacking midfielder.
  • Chris Wood starts up top as the sole striker.

Burnley Starting XI (Probable)

Nick Pope
Charlie Taylor
Ben Mee
James Tarkowski
Matthew Lowton
Dwight McNeil
Jack Cork
Gudmundsson
Ashley Westwood
Maxwel Cornet
Chris Wood

MUN vs BUR Fantasy Football Team & Tips

Captain Options

Cristian Ronaldo was not involved in much action against Newcastle United. However, he still remains the club’s top scorer this season. He will lead the lines for the Red Devils once again.

Games Played 14
Goals 2
Shot on Target 3
Assists 2
Pass Accuracy 79
Completed Passes 58
Successful Tackles 1
Tackle Accuracy 25

 

Edinson Cavani grabbed the equalizer for Manchester United against the Magpies. The veteran striker’s off-the bench cameo is expected to earn him a place in the starting 11 on Thursday.

Games Played 16
Goals 5
Shot on Target 9
Assists 3
Pass Accuracy 77
Completed Passes 628
Successful Tackles 23
Tackle Accuracy 42

 

Differential Pick

Jadon Sancho showed bits of brilliance after coming on in the second half against Newcastle United. The former Borussia Dortmund winger is expected to start against Burnley. He is our differential pick for this encounter.

 

GK: De Gea
DEF: H. Maguire, R. Varane, J. Tarkowski
MID: J. Sancho, D. van de Beek, D. McNeil, A. Westwood
FOR: C. Ronaldo, E. Cavani, M. Cornet

Who will win today’s football match?

  • Manchester United are the favorites to win this encounter, given that Burnley may look a bit rusty due to their prolonged absence.
  • Burnley may sense an opportunity to get a few points from this game, given how poor the hosts have been at creating chances.
  • We are going for a Manchester United win.

 

Match Odds: 

Burnley: 43/5
Manchester United: 2/5

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