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By - Published at 2020-09-18

Burnley FC vs Sheffield United: Match Preview and Lineups

Sheffield United will be looking to revive their hopes to acquiring European football ahead of next season when they take on Burnley at Turf Moor on Saturday. The Bladed ended a run of poor form with an impressive 3-1 victory over Tottenham Hotspur on Thursday. By contrast, Burnley are also in relatively decent form and won their previous two games by scores of 1-0 against Crystal Palace and Watford.

Burnley FC vs Sheffield United- Team News

Burnley

Burnley will fancy their chances of a third consecutive victory. Sheffield ma have won their last game against Spurs but other than that, their form has been poor since the return.

The Clarets enter the contest in 10th place on the Premier League standings and will be aiming for a strong finish on the top half of the table this season.

Injuries: Johann Berg Gudmundsson could be set to feature for Burnley. Sean Dyche’s side is set to make a late decision on the availability of Jay Rodriguez, Jack Cork, and Robbie Brady.

Burnley Premier League form: WDDLWW

Sheffield United

Sheffield are in 7th place on the Premier League standings. Five points separates them from fifth place Manchester United. They will be looking to revive their hopes of qualifying for next season’s Champions League by defeating Burnley.

Injury news: The Blades will have to make do without the trio of John Lundstram, John Fleck and Luke Freeman. They are set to monitor Jack O’Connell who has missed the team’s last five games due to a knee problem.

Sheffield United Premier League form: DWDLLW
Sheffield United form (all competitions): WDLLLW

Burnley vs Sheffield United- Possible Lineups

Burnley: Pope; Bardsley, Tarkowski, Mee, Taylor; Brownhill, Westwood, Cork, McNeil; Vydra, Rodriguez

Sheffield United: Henderson; Egan, Basham, Robinson; Baldock, Berge, Norwood, Osborn, Stevens; McBurnie, Mousset

Prediction: Both sides have had good seasons. Burnley are a relatively good side at home and though Sheffield got an impressive win in their last game, Dyche’s side are the more likely to come out with three points in this game.

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