Premier League preview: Burnley vs Manchester United

🎯 It’s been a shaky PL start in defense for TAA, but in passing he ranks:

🔺 1st – passes through the back line (97)
🔺 3rd – passes into final third (184)
🔺 5th – passes leading to shot (20)
🔺 7th – pressured passes

Is Southgate right not to include him for #ENGGER?

#LFC

Overall, the #Packers rank just 18th for yards gained per pass completion, and Rodgers has 4 throw aways. Brady is 8-34 on +10 yard attempts, and 3-11 on +20 yard attempts for #Buccaneers.

Whether it’s Brady’s O-Line, or Rodgers’ receivers; these QBs have trust issues right now.

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Tua ➡️ Tyreek

This deep middle 48-yard TD pass brought the #Dolphins within one score of the Ravens in Week 2. It’s currently the 2nd-most improbable completion (20.7% chance) so far in the #NFL.

🐬🐆

#BUFvsMIA | #FinsUp

Miami Dolphins @MiamiDolphins

Another 👀 at @cheetah’s first TD as a 🐬!

📺: Watch #MIAvsBAL on @NFLonCBS

#MiamiDolphins and #BuffaloBills both currently average 6.7 yards per play, tied (also with the Eagles and Chiefs) for 2nd in the #NFL after Week 2.

Buffalo just edges Miami in 1st downs (46-45) and drive-scoring rate (52.4%-47.4%).

Expect a high-scoring game. ⚡️

#BUFvsMIA

2

📉 The #Bengals rank 31st in yards per play (4.3) in the #NFL after two weeks. They dropped 10 spots in our Power Rankings.

Burrow may have been sacked 13 times so far, but the #Jets rank 28th for QB pressures (12). Bounce back for the Bengals?

#CINvsNYJ
https://thegeniusplaybook.com/the-playbook-nfl-power-rankings-2022/

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Opportunity for United

Manchester United can go top of the Premier League if they avoid defeat against Burnley at Turf Moor on Tuesday evening.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side will be aiming for all three points though, that would take them three points clear of the chasing pack ahead of the trip to Anfield on Sunday.


Man United form

United haven’t been in league action since they edged past Aston Villa 2-1 on New Years Day. The win was their eighth in their last 10 Premier League games (W8, D2).

Their away record is excellent with six wins and a draw from seven league games this season. They are the only side still unbeaten away from home in the Premier League this season.

Only Leicester have a better away record, thought they have played two games more. The Red Devils have scored two or more goals in their last 11 Premier League away games and last lost away from home to Liverpool last January.

Bruno Fernandes has the second-most goal contributions in a player’s first 30 games in Premier League history (33). Only Andy Cole has more (37).


Burnley form

Burnley are revitalised after a good run of form with four wins from their last eight league games.

Sean Dyche’s men have won their last two home games, and are unbeaten in their last five home games in all competitions.

Burnley had only collected two points from their first seven games of the season, but have earned as many points as Spurs over the last nine match-days.

Ben Mee of Burnley celebrates after scoring during the Premier League match between Burnley and Sheffield United at Turf Moor. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Head-to-head

Burnley won 2-0 at Old Trafford in the last meeting between the two sides. United have won four of their last five visits to Turf Moor, keeping a clean sheet each time.


Featured image: Bruno Fernandes of Manchester United celebrates with teammates (L-R) Fred, Paul Pogba and Anthony Martial after scoring during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Aston Villa at Old Trafford. (Photo by Carl Recine – Pool/Getty Images)

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🎯 It’s been a shaky PL start in defense for TAA, but in passing he ranks:

🔺 1st – passes through the back line (97)
🔺 3rd – passes into final third (184)
🔺 5th – passes leading to shot (20)
🔺 7th – pressured passes

Is Southgate right not to include him for #ENGGER?

#LFC

Overall, the #Packers rank just 18th for yards gained per pass completion, and Rodgers has 4 throw aways. Brady is 8-34 on +10 yard attempts, and 3-11 on +20 yard attempts for #Buccaneers.

Whether it’s Brady’s O-Line, or Rodgers’ receivers; these QBs have trust issues right now.

2

Tua ➡️ Tyreek

This deep middle 48-yard TD pass brought the #Dolphins within one score of the Ravens in Week 2. It’s currently the 2nd-most improbable completion (20.7% chance) so far in the #NFL.

🐬🐆

#BUFvsMIA | #FinsUp

Miami Dolphins @MiamiDolphins

Another 👀 at @cheetah’s first TD as a 🐬!

📺: Watch #MIAvsBAL on @NFLonCBS

#MiamiDolphins and #BuffaloBills both currently average 6.7 yards per play, tied (also with the Eagles and Chiefs) for 2nd in the #NFL after Week 2.

Buffalo just edges Miami in 1st downs (46-45) and drive-scoring rate (52.4%-47.4%).

Expect a high-scoring game. ⚡️

#BUFvsMIA

2

📉 The #Bengals rank 31st in yards per play (4.3) in the #NFL after two weeks. They dropped 10 spots in our Power Rankings.

Burrow may have been sacked 13 times so far, but the #Jets rank 28th for QB pressures (12). Bounce back for the Bengals?

#CINvsNYJ
https://thegeniusplaybook.com/the-playbook-nfl-power-rankings-2022/

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