Manchester United have endured a poor start to the Premier League campaign after suffering back-to-back losses versus Brighton & Hove Albion and Tottenham Hotspur and this has witnessed them make their worst start since the 1992/93 season.
As such, there has been plenty of speculation of criticism surrounding the players and the manager and the forthcoming game versus Burnley remains key to temporarily bringing a sense of happiness among the supporters, before the international break.
Two things Manchester United should do versus Burnley:
Make the best use of Marouane Fellaini: The Belgium international has not been a favourite among the United supporters and his contract extension earlier in the summer was not well received by the majority of the fans. Nonetheless, he continues to receive gametime off the bench under Jose Mourinho but the Burnley game could be one, where he could feature from the off.
With the Clarets, one can always associate a physical game with the height and stature of the players and Fellaini is someone who can cope with the threat on either side of the field. More often, the midfielder appears slow with his movement on the playing field but he remains a goal threat from set-pieces and could make the telling difference on the day.
Keep the faith with Alexis Sanchez: The Chile international endured a tough beginning with United during the second half of the previous campaign where he struggled to adapt to their style of play.
With the new Premier League season, Sanchez has been restricted to just a solitary start after sustaining a minor injury prior to the Brighton game but we are anticipating him to feature versus Burnley.
The former Arsenal man has a strong record against Burnley with five goals contributed from as many matches and his pace and movement could likewise be influential to exploit the Clarets, which has conceded seven goals from the previous two league matches.
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