How to follow Burnley v United

Monday 07 February 2022 09:26

Manchester United travel to Burnley on Tuesday night for an important Premier League fixture, looking to consolidate a top-four position. Having been eliminated from the FA Cup by Middlesbrough on Friday, Ralf Rangnick will be looking for his side to bounce back and win three points. Here’s all the information you need ahead of the midweek clash…


The game is being broadcast live on BT Sport 1HD and Ultimate, with the action kicking off at 20:00 GMT.

You can also keep up to date via the Manchester United App and on our website, where we will bring you the team news, and regular updates, as well all the best previews and reaction.

Cristiano Ronaldo wheels away after scoring against Burnley in December.


Bruno Fernandes, Jadon Sancho and Raphael Varane all suffered knocks during the shoot-out defeat to Middlesbrough, although interim manager Ralf Rangnick stated after the match that he hopes they will be available for the Burnley trip.

Edinson Cavani and Jesse Lingard are set to return to training while Alex Telles is due to be involved again after his World Cup qualifying exertions with Brazil. David De Gea is another who should come back into the squad. 

It remains to be seen whether centre backs Victor Lindelof (illness) and Eric Bailly (ankle) have made a full recovery, and are fit to play a part on Tuesday evening.

We will have a further update on these players from 14:00 GMT after Rangnick's pre-match press conference.


Despite United’s FA Cup exit to Middlesbrough on penalties, Rangnick’s side have been in good form in the Premier League, gaining seven points from a possible nine in the last three matches.

In the last round of league fixtures, the Reds beat fellow top-four rivals West Ham to move into the top four.

Burnley currently sit bottom of the Premier League table, although they do have at least two games in hand on the teams above them.

The Lancashire club have not won a Premier League fixture since 30 October, when they defeated Brentford 3-1 but have suffered a number of postponements.

The hosts enter Tuesday’s fixture on the back of a 0-0 draw with fellow strugglers Watford.

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Manchester United and Burnley have met in the Premier League 15 times, with the Reds winning on nine occasions.

Of these victories, United have won four at Old Trafford and five at Turf Moor, a figure that hopefully bodes well for Rangnick’s side heading into Tuesday's encounter.

On the other hand, Burnley have only managed two wins over this period, with the Reds emerging triumphant in each of the last five.


Referee: Mike Dean
Assistants: Ian Hussin, Eddie Smart
Fourth official: Tony Harrington
VAR: Stuart Attwell
Assistant VAR: Dan Robathan

Paul Pogba scored the winner on our last visit to Turf Moor.


18 of the 20 Premier League teams are in action across Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. United’s visit to Burnley is one of three fixtures on Tuesday evening.


Newcastle v Everton (19:45 GMT)

West Ham v Watford (19.45 GMT)

Burnley v UNITED (20:00 GMT)



Manchester City v Brentford (19:45 GMT)

Norwich v Crystal Palace (19:45 GMT)

Tottenham v Southampton (19:45 GMT)

Aston Villa v Leeds (20:00 GMT)


Liverpool v Leicester (19:45 GMT)

Wolves v Arsenal (19:45 GMT)