Relegation Burnley host Aston Villa within the Premier League on Saturday afternoon.
This weekend’s claret conflict is the primary of two conferences between this couple over the course of 12 days. Burnley went undefeated towards Villa of their two video games final season and are only six factors behind Steven Gerrard’s group after an abundance of excellent type.
Here’s all the things it’s essential know concerning the upcoming match.
When is kick off? Saturday 7 May, 15:00 (BST)Where is the match performed? Turf MoorTV channel / livestream? Sky Sports Soccer Saturday * / BBC Final Score * (UK), Peacock (USA), DAZN (Canada)Highlights? Sky Sports Football YouTube, BBC Match of the DayJudge? David CooteWHERE? Paul Tierney
* studio updates solely
Burnley’s race with three straight victories is all of the extra spectacular given the stream of accidents that Mike Jackson and his caretaker group have juggled. Club captain Ben Mee has been a part of the mind’s confidence when he recovered from an damage that can put him on the sidelines this weekend as effectively.
Although Ashley Westwood will not be anticipated to return this time period, Johann Berg Gudmundsson and Erik Pieters are approaching a return – though neither of them is predicted to be prepared as quickly as Saturday.
Jay Rodriguez had to tug out of Burnley’s warm-up for final weekend’s win over Watford however Jackson hopes the ahead will give you the chance to shake off the minor issues. Burnley’s caretaker was additionally tentatively optimistic concerning the return of the group’s prime scorer Maxwel Cornet.
Lucas Digne accomplished a surprisingly quick restoration from a fractured collarbone to play a full 90 minutes towards Norwich final weekend. However, his compatriot Morgan Sanson was nonetheless lacking with a knock whereas Kortney Hause has not been a part of a match day group since March with a abdomen downside.
Leon Bailey injured his ankle in Villa’s win over Norwich and added one other chapter to the heavyweight ebook describing his wrestle with health. His supervisor Steven Gerrard summed up the prevailing feelings after the match when he mirrored: “He is frustrated, we are frustrated and I am sure the supporters are too.”
Burnley enter three locations behind Villa this weekend, though Gerrard’s group has misplaced extra video games (17) than their upcoming hosts (14) this semester. Last weekend, Villa ended a collection of 5 video games with no win with a victory over the division’s backside facet, which confirmed Norwich’s relegation in the method.
Although their destiny can not be selected Saturday, it looms over the specter of each match that Burnley performs. So far, the Clarets have thrived underneath the strain and could proceed to achieve this towards a Villalag who’ve actually fallen behind after having fun with the type of new managerial bounce that Burnley are actually having fun with.
Prediction: Burnley 2-1 Aston Villa