Burnley FC vs Sheffield United: Match preview

new typeFootballPosted on December 29,2020


Burnley and Sheffield meet in the English Premier League on 29.12.2020. Kick-off is at 19:00. The venue for the match on Tuesday is Turf Moor. So 20th in the table is guesting at the actual 16th in the table.

Current statistics of Burnley FC

Burnley FC won its last match 2:1 against Wolverhampton. In the recent 6 months, the home team was able to win 7 out of 21 matches. Burnley had three victories, three draws and four losses in front of their home crowd. In the current season, Burnley won 33.33% (2 out of 6) of the matches in their own stadium. 1 times it was enough to score one point, while 3 times the guests took all points. In total, Burnley has won 3 out of 13 season games. While it was enough to draw four matches, six games ended without points.

Coach Sean Dyche’s team tends to score during the second 45 minutes of the game. Burnley’s current record shows an average of 1,83 goals per match at home, of which 0,67 are their own goals and 1,17 are goals scored against them. A look at last season’s goal record shows Burnley FC at home with an average of 1,26 goals. The average number of goals conceded in their own stadium is 1,21. In front of their own fans, the team’s games mostly finished 1:1, 1:0 or 3:0 last season. In the current season, the most frequent result in home matches was 0:1, 2:1 or 1:1.

Current statistics of Sheffield United FC

In their last match, Sheffield played 1:1 against FC Brighton. This season, the team has won 0 out of 7 matches in away stadiums (0%). Sheffield has won three matches and lost fifteen games in the last 6 months, with three matches ending in a tie. In games in away stadium zero wins were achieved. Eight matches were lost while two matches ended without a winning team.

Chris Wilder’s team scores 0,57 away goals per game this season, mainly in the second half-time. On average, 2,57 goals are scored when Sheffield plays in foreign stadiums. Last season’s statistics show Sheffield scoring 0,79 goals per away match, while they conceded 1,26 goals. Last last season, away matches most often ended 1:1, 0:2 or 0:3. In the current season, Sheffield’s away games mostly ended 0:1, 1:2 or 1:1.


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