Match Preview: #BURCHE // Burnley vs Chelsea – Stream Live Here

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TEAM NEWS

Burnley are set to welcome back Jack Cork and Ashley Barnes, who are in contention following respective shoulder and groin injuries.

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In-form striker Chris Wood faces a fitness test due to a tight hamstring, while Danny Drinkwater will resume full training next week.

Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante remains out after missing the wins against Newcastle and Ajax with a groin injury.

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Ross Barkley, Andreas Christensen and Antonio Rudiger are also sidelined.

Match starts 17:30 GMT

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MATCH FACTS

Head-to-head

  • Burnley’s solitary victory in their 10 Premier League meetings with Chelsea was 3-2 at Stamford Bridge in August 2017 (D3, L6).
  • Chelsea are unbeaten in their five Premier League trips to Turf Moor, scoring at least twice in each of their four victories.
  • Burnley’s last home win against the Blues came in 1983 in the Second Division.

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Burnley

  • This is Burnley’s 200th Premier League fixture, and their 100th at Turf Moor.
  • Burnley’s loss at Leicester City last weekend was a first in five league matches (W2, D2).
  • They have won three of their four home league games without conceding, losing only to Liverpool in August.
  • Burnley’s nine points from four matches at Turf Moor is already two points more than they managed in their opening nine fixtures at home last season.
  • They have only won one of their 25 Premier League encounters with established top-six clubs (D6, L18), a 2-1 victory against Tottenham at Turf Moor in February 2019.
  • The Clarets are without a clean sheet in their last 34 games against those top-six sides, conceding 75 goals.
  • Six of Dwight McNeill’s eight league assists have been provided for Chris Wood.
  • Wood has scored four goals in his last four league appearances, one more than in his previous 16 league games.

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Chelsea

    • Chelsea have won six successive games in all competitions, the best winning run of Frank Lampard’s managerial career.
    • They can win four straight league fixtures for the first time in more than a year.
    • Chelsea could set a new club top-flight record of winning four consecutive away matches while scoring three or more goals.
    • The Blues have kept back-to-back clean sheets in all competitions for the first time under Lampard.
    • Chelsea have let in 28 goals in 13 Premier League away trips in 2019, the most they have conceded in a calendar year since 1997.




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