Burnley – Chelsea, Premier League Prediction
ANALYSIS AND PREDICTION FOR BURNLEY - CHELSEA
Burnley is an interesting team because Sean Dyche has found a recipe for success again and his team is currently performing very much like last season in which Burnley managed to qualify for the Europa League. Their style is that they do not own the ball very much, but they can take it and create fast counter attacks, and they use quite long balls. They are also a combative and somewhat aggressive team.
Chelsea played a match in Amsterdam during the week, when they had a difficult time and tired a lot, but won a sweet win over Ajax. The Blues are in the top 4, which is the most important. Lampard has some credit for confidence, but if he manages to rank his team in the 4th as early as his first season, the club will have many more reasons for optimism, and so far it seems realistic. Chelsea have the strongest attack in the league after those of Liverpool and City, of course.
Expert view : Usually Chelsea leave with easy 3 points from this stadium, but this is unlikely to happen today according to our vision of the match. Lampard’s style of play is comfortable for Burnley, and it is another matter that it is likely that the individual performances of players on both teams will decide the match. Burnley have only lost points against Liverpool as a host, so they should perform at good level today. Guests remain favorites, though. Prediction – BTTS at 1.66.
Chelsea have conceded at least a goal in 12 of their last 13 away appearances
Burnley have not scored in just 2 of their last 18 home games in PL, but they have been against Man City and Liverpool
BURNLEY TEAM NEWS
Johann Berg Gudmundsson (4/1 M), Daniel Drinkwater (0/0 M) are out. Chris Wood (9/4 F) is under question.
CHELSEA TEAM NEWS
Ross Barkley (6/0 M), Andreas Christensen (6/0 D), Antonio Rudiger (1/0 D), Ruben Loftus-Cheek (0/0 M), Marco van Ginkel (0/0 M) are out. Kante (4/2 M) is under question.