Burnley are performing impressively well under the management of Vincent Kompany to top the standings in the English second division.
Sheffield United will be hosting Burnley in arguably the match of the weekend in the EFL Championship on Saturday. The upcoming contest will be extremely difficult to call since there is not much to separate the two in-form sides. Burnley are performing impressively well under the management of former Manchester City defender Vincent Kompany to top the standings in the English second division. Sheffield find themselves two places below them at third and have a game in hand.
|Sheffield United vs Burnley||Key details|
|Kickoff time in India||6 pm (Saturday)|
|Kickoff time in the United Kingdom||12:30 pm|
With 32 points from 18 games, Sheffield United are sitting third in the Championship standings. They are only one point behind second-placed Blackburn and six points behind leaders Burnley. However, Sheffield have played one game lesser than them. Hence, a win on Saturday will take them to second and within touching distance of the table toppers. However, it will not be an easy contest for Sheffield since Burnley are in the middle of a four-game winning streak in the Championship. With 38 points to their name from 19 games, Kompany’s side have lost only once all season in the league.
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Both sides are set to have plenty of absentees ahead of this contest on Saturday. Tommy Doyle will continue to miss the match for Sheffield United. He will be joined on the sidelines by Rhian Brewster, Jayden Bogle, Sander Berge, Max Lowe and Rhys Norrington-Davies. The return of Anel Ahmedhodzic from suspension will be a big bonus for them. Meanwhile, Burnley will be without the injured Ashley Westwood and Josh Cullen. They will be joined on the sidelines by Darko Churlinov and Scott Twine. Not to mention that they will also be without Josh Brownhill due to a suspension.
Sheffield United possible line-up: Foderingham, Basham, Egan, Robinson, Baldock, Norwood, Fleck, Osborn, Ndiaye, Khadra, McBurnie
Burnley possible line-up: Muric, Vitinho, Harwood-Bellis, Beyer, Maatsen, Cork, Bastien, Tella, Benson, Zaroury, Rodriguez
|Bristol City||0-1 (W)|
|West Brom||0-2 (W)|
|Last 5 Matches (all competitions)||Results|
|Sheffield United beat Burnley||1-0|
|Burnley beat Sheffield United||1-0|
|Burnley beat Sheffield United||2-1|
|Burnley draw Sheffield United||1-1|
|Sheffield United beat Burnley||3-0|
The EFL Championship match between Sheffield United and Burnley will take place at Bramall Lane on Saturday at 6 pm IST.
The EFL Championship match between Sheffield United and Burnley can be seen on SKY GO Extra, TalkSport Radio UK, Sky Ultra HD, Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Football in the United Kingdom.