Burnley vs. Crystal Palace Match preview
Crystal Palace are aiming to make a long stride as to land to fourth place in the English Premier League table when they visit struggling Burnley on Monday at Turf Moor if only they win and should results elsewhere go their way.
A 4-1 win against Leeds before the international break, left the Eagles flying high and now faces a team which is struggling at the bottom of the league table with winless and seemingly bereft of confidence.
Palace came into clash against Marcelo Bielsa’s side prepared for a victory, and another fast start at Turf Moor could well be enough.
Burnley drew 0-0 away to Brighton before the International break.
Burnley vs. Crystal Palace Match Facts
- Burnley have featured in seven EPL matches, drawn twice and lost the rest.
- The Clarets have registered two clean-sheets in their last seven EPL matches.
- Crystal Palace has registered only a single clean-sheet in the last eight EPL matches.
- The Eagles have featured in eight EPL matches this season, won four times, drawn once and lost the rest.
- Burnley has failed to win either home or away matches in EPL this season.
- Crystal palace has won twice in four away Premier League matches this season.
Burnley vs. Crystal Palace Head to Head
The last encounter between the pair, the match ended with a 1-0 scoreline in favor of Burnley in EPL. The last time Claret won against Crystal Palace was way back in 2017, 1-0 and then again in Championship 1-0 in 2013.
Burnley Team News
Robbie Brady sustained tight hamstring during International duty with Republic of Ireland is a doubt for the clash.
Wideman Johann Berg Gudmundsson has a calf niggle but is expected to be in contention. Left-back Charlie Taylor has an Achilles tendon issue not available; Midfielder Dale Stephens misses out with a hamstring problem as well.
Erik Pieters has recovered from a calf injury while fellow defender Phil Bardsley may not be available again having tested positive for coronavirus last month.
Crystal Palace Team News
Eagles have been boosted by the return of defenders Joel Ward who was nursing groin issues, Tyrick Mitchell out with a knock and James Tomkins also sidelined with thigh injury.
Luka Milivojevic, who serves the second game of a three-match suspension, is awaiting the result of a second coronavirus test in Serbia after testing positive on Monday.
Burnley vs. Crystal Palace Prediction
The Claret just has poorly performed this season and Sean Dyche’s future has been thrown into doubt.
The Eagles are still not doing well with consistency, but when they click it really works. Consequently; the international break may not have changed anything, for either team.
Goals – Under 2.5
These two teams have occasionally produced less than two goals in their previous encounters, therefore chances of scoring less than two goals are likely to be recorded.
We expect goals to be produced in this match therefore under 2.5 markets ascertained by our pundits
Betway are backing the goals with 1.55 while 1XBet is placing odds at 1.61.
- Wifried Zaha
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