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Manchester United v Burnley – Stats and Preview 18-4-21

Match: Manchester United v Burnley

Competition: Premier League

Date: 18/4/21

Kick-off time: 4pm

Recent form

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Head to head record

Last 5 matches – Premier League only

12/01/21 Burnley 0 – 1 Manchester United

22/01/20 Manchester United 0 – 2 Burnley

28/12/19 Burnley 0 – 2 Manchester United

29/01/19 Manchester United 2 – 2 Burnley

02/09/18 Burnley 0 – 2 Manchester United

Goal stats

  • Total match goals
Over 0.5 goals 84%
Over 1.5 goals 61.5%
Over 2.5 goals 46.5%
Over 3.5 goals 32%
BTTS - Yes 48.5%

Manchester United team goals

Over 0.5 goals 81%
Over 1.5 goals 65%
Over 2.5 goals 48%

Burnley team goals

Over 0.5 goals 87%
Over 1.5 goals 48%
Over 2.5 goals 35%

Corner betting stats

Manchester United corner stats

Average corners for: 5.26

Average corners against: 4.39

Over/ under corner % charts

Over 9.5 corners 42%
Over 10.5 corners 32%
Over 11.5 corners 26%

Burnley corner stats

Average corners for: 3.86

Average corners against: 6.86

Over/ under corner % charts

Over 9.5 corners 61%
Over 10.5 corners 48%
Over 11.5 corners 29%

Card betting stats

Manchester United Card stats


Yellow for: 1.84

Yellows against: 1.64

Top cards:

H Maguire – 9

L Shaw – 7

B Fernandez – 5

Fred – 5

Burnley Card stats


Yellow for: 1.29

Yellows against: 0.89

Top cards:

A Westwood – 6

A Barnes – 4

J Tarkowski – 4

M Lowton – 4


Manchester United injuries & suspensions

Out: P Jones, A Martial and E Bailey

Doubtful: None

Suspended: None

Burnley injuries & suspensions

Out: K Long, R Brady and A Barnes

Doubtful: None

Suspended: None

Manchester United v Burnley Match Preview & Trends

Can United win their 5th straight match?

Burnley visit Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon hoping to take points off another side in the top four after claiming a draw with 3rd place Leicester City last time out. Manchester Utd have been undefeated in their last 11 matches so it will be an uphill task for Sean Dyche’s side but United have not been firing on all cylinders at the Theatre Of Dreams this season.

The Clarets have scored 32% of their goals in the first 15 minutes which doesn’t bode well for the slow-starting Red Devils who have a tendency not to start playing until they are behind, particularly at home. There have been 3 or more goals scored in total in each of Burnley’s last 4 away games and at least one first-half goal has been scored in Burnley’s last 6 games. The Clarets have scored before half-time in their last 5 fixtures and at least one first half goal has been scored in each of Burnley’s last 6 away games in a row.

There has been a first-half goal scored in each of Man Utd’s last 5 games in a row and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be keeping everything crossed that despite being in second place, it will be this weekend that his team finally show some consistent form at Old Trafford. The former fortress has been a shadow venue of its former self in recent years with the fear-factor seemingly missing when teams visit a less than potent United side these days.

Key trends

Manchester United have picked up an average of 1.8 Points Per Game in their 15 matches played at home

Burnley’s average Points Per Game in their 15 away games is 1.

Manchester Utd have won their last 4 matches.

Referee data

Ref: J Moss

Average yellow cards: 2.45

Average red cards: 0.00

Average booking points: 24.50

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