BUR Vs SHU Dream11 Team Probable Playing 11 And Match Report: Two defensively astute sides take on each other in what promised to be a testament to the defensive side of the game
When Burnley had made an advent into the Premier League a couple of seasons back, the side had utilised its stern and resolute defensive brand of football to make a place of itself in the showpiece league. The side not only ascertained itself of Premier League football owing to that discipline and compact brand of football but slowly emerged as a team capable of giving a hard time to anyone in the league.
And the 2019-20 edition of the competition has been the biggest testament to the immense fight and character prevalent in the side’s ranks. Dwindling precariously close to the relegation zone after the first half of the season, the team pulled itself up, showing the resillinace and perseverance which has seen them being lauded and hailed.
Despite being fraught with injuries, the side left no stone unturned to not only pull itself out of the bottom places but move as high as 10th place in the points tally. Its been a truly piquant season from the club, one which has paid a true testament to what a club can achieve under proper management and tutelage to a bunch of players who just don’t know when to concede defeat.
A spitting image of Burnley, Sheffield United have tasted consummate success in the league this season courtesy of a well versed and astute brand of defending as well. Akin to Burnley, Sheffield United have utilised the repertoire of astounding defensive names at their disposal to sit as high as 8th place after making a mockery of Tottenham the last time around.
When these two wordclass defensive sides take on each other, we are going to be in for a feast for ardent lovers of defending. This will be a closely contested affair, a tie which we envision eventually ending in a hard earned 0-0 draw for either side.
Probable Playing 11
- Barnes and Gibson continue to recover from their injuries, ones which keep the two out for the forthcoming clash.
- John, Fleck and Freeman are all sidelined for Sheffield United with the trio pertaining its absence to injuries.
Pope, Bardsley, Tarkowski, Mee, Taylor, Brownhill, Westwood, Cork, McNeil, Vydra, Rodriguez
Henderson, Egan, Basham, Robinson, Baldock, Berge, Norwood, Osborn, Stevens, McBurnie, Mousset
Premier League 2019-20
Match: Burnley Vs Sheffield United
Date And Time: 5th June, Sunday- 4:30pm IST
Venue: Turf Moor, Burnley
Television: Star Sports Select 1/HD
Top Goal Scorer
- Wood: 11 Goals
- Mousset: 6 Goals, 4 Assists
Crystal Palace Vs Burnley: 0-1
Sheffield United Vs Tottenham: 3-1
BUR Vs SHU Dream11 Picks
Back after sitting out the side’s affair against Manchester United, Sheffield United’ Dean Henderson showed just why he’s been considered as one of the finest shot stoppers in the league against Tottenham. The player occulted a string of shots in that tie, ones which were vindictive of his calibre as a custodian of the goal.
Burnley’s captain and CB, Ben Mee has always had a penchant for getting on the end of headers. The player has a mean and lethal header, one capable of ripping the goal, a skill set he utilised to full effect the last time around to rope in a 1-0 win against Crystal Palace.
The performance makes him the first pick from a club which wills see us immerse ourselves in its entire backline. This is a myriad and guile filled intricate Burnley backline, a unit for which shunning a relatively tentative Sheffield attacking contingent won’t be the toughest of jobs.
It sees us indulge in the trio of James Tarkowski, Charlie Taylor and Phil Bardsley while the attacking side of the game will see the visiting team’s wingback, George Baldock be our selection from the side.
With Fleck, Sheffield United’s top scorer out for the side, the side found itself in a real quagmire. An already regressing attacking slot was devoid of the services of its most pivotal name, gaping hole which looked too tricky to cover.
It was at this time that Sander Berge showed why Sheffield United had broken the bank for him. The side’s most expensive signing scored for the side against Tottenham, a goal which saw him endear himself to the club’s ardent supporters.
Elsewhere, Burnley will see us imbed a partnership from the side, one which comprises of then vibrant Dwight McNeil and Ashely Westwood, two players who have both provided the 6 assists apiece to the club.
With 6 goals and 4 assists this season, Lys Mousset has emerged as the focal point of this Sheffield United attacking unit. The striker is currently the team’s leading scorer after scoring in the team’s 3-1 win, a goal which showed why he’s considered as the team’s mainstay in strike.
Elsewhere, the 6 goals for Jay Rodriguez will see us opt for the striker for Burnley as we keep things levelly balanced in this component of our side.
Captain And Vice-Captain
After his goal in the previous encounter, Mee will be our captain for the day while Baldock is the vice-captain.
Dream 11 Team
Dean, Mee, James, Phil, Charlie, Baldock, Dwight, Berge, Ashley, Jay, Lys
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