Burnley v Sheffield United: When is it, where can you watch it, team news and what are the odds?

Date published: Friday 3rd July 2020 3:00 - Jo Harrison

When is Burnley v Sheffield United?

Barring any health emergencies, the game is scheduled to take place on Sunday July 5.

What time does Burnley v Sheffield United kick-off?

The game is scheduled for a 12pm kick-off and is the first of four Premier League matches that day.

What is at stake?

Sheffield United’s poor form since the restart and Burnley’s two wins on the bounce has seen this game become quite important in the race for a Europa League spot. Burnley have climbed above the Blades in the table, although they have played a game more.

Where can I watch Burnley v Sheffield United?

The match will be broadcast by Sky Sports.

Is Burnley v Sheffield United free-to-air?

It is, yes. The game has been selected by Sky TV for free-to-air, although you will need a Now TV pass or Sky Sports subscription if you want to watch the other two games they are broadcasting that day.

What is the team news?

Sheffield United got a vital win over Tottenham in their last game but they are not without their woes. John Fleck, John Lundstram, and Luke Freeman will all be out for ‘a couple of weeks’ according to Blades boss Chris Wilder. Jack O’Connell is back in training but may not be risked again.

Burnley are struggling for players at the moment after Jack Cork joined Ashley Barnes, Chris Wood, Robbie Brady, Johan Berg Gundmundsson, and Matt Lowton on the injury list. Aaron Lennon and Jeff Hendrick have also left the club due to the expiration of their contracts.

What happened in the reverse match?

Sheff Utd were in sizzling form earlier in the season, with Lundstram and Fleck scoring the goals as they walloped Burnley 3-0.

What are the odds?

The bookies are struggling to separate them and understandably so. Sheffield United are slight 17/10 favourites with Burnley priced at 19/10. The draw can be backed at 2/1.


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