Burnley, who are enjoying a four-game winning run in the Championship, have lost only once in the league till now this season.
Sheffield United have the opportunity to cut the lead at the top of the table when they welcome Burnley to Bramall Lane in the EFL Championship. The Saturday evening clash will be difficult to call since there is not much to separate the two sides in terms of quality. They are also not too far apart in the points table. Burnley will enter this contest as the top-placed side, however, they will be fully aware of the difficult challenge awaiting them at Bramall Lane on Saturday.
|Sheffield United vs Burnley||Key details|
|Kickoff time in India||6 pm (Saturday)|
|Kickoff time in the United Kingdom||12:30 pm|
Sheffield United are third in the Championship table with 32 points from 18 games. They trail second-placed Blackburn by one point and leaders Burnley by six points. Not to mention that Sheffield have played one game lesser than the two sides above them. Meanwhile, Burnley have managed 38 points from 19 games to sit at the top of the standings. Burnley, who are enjoying a four-game winning run in the Championship, have lost only once in the league till now this season.
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With not much to separate the two sides, both sets of supporters can expect to see an action-packed encounter unfold before them on Saturday. In the Championship, this fixture at Bramall Lane has always been a tightly-fought affair with very little to separate them. In the five matches played between these two sides at this ground in the Championship, Sheffield United won twice, while Burnley got the three points only once. The last time these two sides played against each other at this stadium in the Championship was in 2010 when the six-goal end-to-end contest finished 3-3.
|Total matches at Bramall Lane in Championship||5|
|Sheffield United won||2|
|Total Sheffield United goals||10|
|Total Burnley goals||7|
|Biggest Sheffield United win||3-0 (2005)|
|Biggest Burnley win||3-2 (2008)|
|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|