The fifth-placed Reds - who could be without Marcus Rashford for up to three months due to a back injury - were defeated 2-0 by rivals and runaway leaders Liverpool at the weekend following back-to-back wins against Norwich and Wolves.
They will hope to close the gap on the top four by overcoming a Burnley side that ended a dismal run of four straight defeats with a surprise 2-1 win over Leicester at Turf Moor at the weekend.
Date: Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Venue: Old Trafford, Manchester
Kick-off time: 8:15pm GMT
Prediction: Man Utd 2-1 Burnley
Burnley's apparent descent into free-fall would have made this an easy fixture to predict before their impressive performance against Leicester, despite United's ongoing inconsistency.
However, that win will have no doubt boosted their confidence and they should be capable of giving Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's men a run for their money, particularly with the hosts stung by the loss of Rashford for the foreseeable future.
Narrow home victory.
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How to watch
TV channel: The match will be televised live on BT Sport 1 and BT Sport Ultimate, with coverage starting from 7:30pm GMT.
Head to head (H2H) history and results
- 11 Premier League games
- Man Utd: Six wins
- Burnley: One win
- Draws: Four
- This season: Burnley 0-2 Man Utd (28/12/2019)
Betting Odds and tips
- Man Utd to win: 40/85
- Burnley to win: 8/1
- Draw: 7/2
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Man Utd: Marcus Rashford's injury will lead to more chances for Mason Greenwood and Juan Mata, while the returns of Eric Bailly, Diogo Dalot and Luke Shaw boost Solskjaer's defensive options.
Injury list: Scott McTominay (knee), Paul Pogba (ankle), Marcos Rojo (calf), Axel Tuanzebe (thigh), Marcus Rashford (back)
Burnley: Johann Berg Gudmundsson could return to the Clarets squad following the recurrence of a hamstring injury, but Ashley Barnes is recovering from a hernia operation.
Injury list: Ashley Barnes (hernia)
Man Utd XI (4-2-3-1): De Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Bailly, Maguire, Williams; Matic, Fred; Greenwood, Pereira, James; Martial.
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