Man. Utd. play host to Burnley at Old Trafford on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Red Devils are clearly on top, having won 35 and lost only 13 of the 58 games.
The last time the two teams met at Man. Utd. was amazingly over twenty years ago, in September 1984, as they swept to an impressive 4-0 win in a League Cup match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Wed 19 Aug||Burnley||1 - 0||Man. Utd.||PREM|
|2002/2003||Tue 03 Dec||Burnley||0 - 2||Man. Utd.||LGEC|
|1984/1985||Tue 09 Oct||Burnley||0 - 3||Man. Utd.||LGEC|
|1984/1985||Wed 26 Sep||Man. Utd.||4-0||Burnley||LGEC|
|1975/1976||Mon 19 Apr||Burnley||0 - 1||Man. Utd.||PREM|
|1975/1976||Sat 27 Dec||Man. Utd.||2 - 1||Burnley||PREM|
|1974/1975||Wed 13 Nov||Man. Utd.||3 - 2||Burnley||LGEC|
Recent respective form guides
Manchester United have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Red Devils have scored 10 and conceded 3 during this period.
The away form of Burnley is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Clarets have hit 8 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Man. Utd.'s total of 44 points from their 21 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League. Burnley find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 20 points from their 20 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its a close one to call, but I think that Red Devils's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Burnley. Home Win
|Man. Utd.||8 games since last home draw.|
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Burnley||6 games since last away draw.|