Burnley vs Manchester United – Burnley vs Man Utd, Live Stream, England Premier League, TV channel
Burnley vs Manchester United – Burnley vs Man Utd, Live Stream, England Premier League, TV channel Manchester United enter the weekend in fifth place and advanced to the semifinals of the Europa Leauge on Thursday. Burnley sit 14th in the league, eight points clear of the relegation zone.
However, Thursday’s Europa League win over Anderlecht was costly for United. Leading goalscorer Zlatan Ibrahimovic and defender Marcos Rojo were both injured. Ibrahimovic will miss the rest of the season with a torn ACL. Injuries to the United backline are starting to pile up as Rojo joins Chris Smalling and Phil Jones on the injured list.
United are coming off one of their most impressive wins of the season last week against Chelsea. Marcus Rashford opened the scoring in the seventh minute and Ander Herrera scored in the 49th minute. United truly dominated the league leaders and should have won by a larger margin.
Burnley ran into Everton in their last fixture. After a scoreless first half, Everton opened the scoring in the 49th minute when defender Phil Jagielka scored his third goal in the past three games. Burnley tied the game when Sam Vokes converted a penalty but the Clarets would hand Everton the lead when Ben Mee scored an own goal. Three minutes later, Romelu Lukaku sealed the game with his Premier League-leading 24th goal of the season.
The Premier League match between Burnley and Manchester United will be broadcast on NBCSN. Live streaming is available on NBC Sports, which you can access with your cable or satellite, either online or through their app.
Date: Sunday, April 23
Start Time: 9:15 a.m. ET
Location: Burnley, England
Stadium: Turf Moor
TV info: NBCSN
United and Burnley played to a 0-0 draw at Old Trafford earlier in the season. The reverse fixture should see a few goals scored. Despite sitting fifth, United have not lost a Premier League game since Oct. 23.
Burnley are waiting on the outcome of Joey Barton’s Football Association hearing on Friday ahead of Manchester United’s visit to Turf Moor two days later.
The midfielder is appearing before a commission in relation to alleged betting offences and could be handed a suspension – though there is no direct precedent – and any ban would mean he would have to come out of the Clarets’ matchday squad.
Manchester United will have a mountain to climb when they travel to Burnley on Sunday. The Red Devils will be without a host of players as Mourinho will be chalking the plan how to get the better of Burnley. A win in this fixture will push Manchester City before the much-awaited derby next week as United will be one point adrift of their long term arch-rivals.
United will be the eyeing a hat-trick of wins after humbling Sunderland and Chelsea in consecutive games. A win in this match will sum up a perfect week for the Red Devils as they booked a place in the Europa League semifinal after getting the better of Anderlecht earlier in this week.