Red Devils to Maintain Faint Title Hopes

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Leeds United and Manchester United go head to head in the pick of Sunday's games in the Premier League.

Leeds United host Manchester United at Elland Road.

Manchester United will be looking to keep their faint title hopes alive by claiming a victory over rivals Leeds in one of three Premier League matches taking place on Sunday.

The Red Devils’ trip to Elland Road appears to be the pick of Sunday’s matches, with Wolves playing host to an out of sorts Burnley in the early kick-off, while the late game will see another struggling side, West Brom, visit Aston Villa.

More Away Day Success for Solskjaer’s Side

A five-match winning sequence has seen Man United just about remain in the title equation and they can move to within eight points of leaders Manchester City if they claim a victory over Leeds in West Yorkshire.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side are on a 12-match unbeaten run in the Premier League, the longest current sequence in the division, while they will also be looking to extend a club-record run of 23 top-flight games without defeat on the road.

Leeds will also head into Sunday’s contest in good form, with Marcelo Bielsa’ side having taken 11 points from their last five games, as they look to secure a top-half finish in their first season back in the Premier League.

However, the Whites have not secured a top-flight victory over Man United since September 2002 and given the Red Devils were 6-2 winners in December’s reverse meeting at Old Trafford, backing the away success at 4/5 could be the way to go.

Burnley’s Relegation Concerns to Grow at Molineux

Burnley will head into their clash with Wolves at Molineux still seemingly having work to do in their fight to avoid relegation, as a run of three successive defeat has left them just a place and six points above the bottom-three.

Indeed, Sean Dyche’s side have won just two of their last 13 league games, while history suggests they are unlikely to get anything from this match, as they have not triumphed at Molineux in the top-flight since 1973.

Wolves have endured an underwhelming season, but they could secure a third-successive league win for the first time since June if they claim all three points over the Clarets.

Nuno Espirito Santo’s side have only won one of their past nine league meetings with Burnley, but that victory did come on home soil in 2018, with the hosts looking good value at 5/4 to repeat that trick on Sunday.

No Baggies Bounce at Villa Park

The great escape had appeared to be on for West Brom following back-to-back emphatic victories over Chelsea and Southampton, but Thursday’s 3-0 loss at Leicester has seen them come crashing back down to earth.

The defeat at the King Power leaves the Baggies nine points adrift of safety and a trip to Aston Villa is not exactly what the doctor ordered for Sam Allardyce’s side, as they have won just four of their 21 previous Premier League meetings with Sunday’s hosts.

Villa’s own recent form has not been great and Dean Smith’s side will be looking to avoid losing three consecutive league games for the first time this season.

It has also been 12 years since Villa completed the league double over West Brom, but after winning 3-0 at The Hawthorns earlier in the season, the hosts look good value at 20/21 to win on Sunday.

*All odds correct at time of writing

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