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Chelsea vs Burnley: Preview, predictions and lineups

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Chelsea host Burnley on Saturday with either side enduring torrid seasons which have seen them fall in need of their targets within the Premier League.

Mauricio Pochettino’s Blues are very faintly within the battle for a Europa Convention League place and beat Newcastle 3-2 of their final league match earlier than knocking Leicester Metropolis out of the FA Cup.

The visiting Clarets sit 5 factors from security after some horrible kind however managed a much-needed win over Brentford earlier than the worldwide break.

This is 90min’s preview of Chelsea vs Burnley in Gameweek 30.

Chelsea vs Burnley H2H File (Final 5 Video games)

Present Type (all competitions)

Chelsea

Burnley

Chelsea 4-2 Leicester Metropolis – 17/03/24

Burnley 2-1 Brentford – 16/03/24

Chelsea 3-2 Newcastle – 11/03/24

West Ham 2-2 Burnley – 10/03/24

Brentford 2-2 Chelsea – 02/03/2024

Burnley 0-2 Bournemouth – 03/03/24

Chelsea 3-2 Leeds – 28/02/2024

Crystal Palace 3-0 Burnley – 24/02/24

Chelsea 0-1 Liverpool – 25/02/2024

Burnley 0-5 Arsenal – 17/02/24

Nation

TV channel/dwell stream

United Kingdom

Not televised

United States

Peacock, SiriusXM FC

Canada

fuboTV Canada

Romeo Lavia

Lavia is considered one of many Chelsea absentees / Visionhaus/GettyImages

Chelsea have suffered with harm issues all season lengthy. Romeo Lavia has missed many of the marketing campaign since signing from Southampton in the summertime and has been dominated out for the rest of 2023/24.

He stays on the sidelines alongside Wesley Fofana, Christopher Nkunku, Reece James, Lesley Ugochukwu, Levi Colwill, Carney Chukwuemeka, Robert Sanchez and Trevoh Chalobah.

Ben Chilwell picked up a knee harm on England obligation and might be assessed forward of kick-off, whereas there are minor considerations about Malo Gusto after he suffered with sickness.

Chelsea predicted lineup vs Burnley (4-2-3-1): Petrovic; Gusto, Disasi, Silva, Chilwell; Caicedo, Fernandez; Palmer, Gallagher, Mudryk; Jackson.

David Datro Fofana

Fofana can’t play towards Chelsea / Visionhaus/GettyImages

There are many Burnley absentees for supervisor Vincent Kompany to work round too, with Aaron Ramsey, Luca Koleosho and Nathan Redmond all out. Jordan Beyer and Ameen Al-Dakhil are additionally doubts.

Burnley’s slim hopes of survival have been bolstered by 4 targets in eight video games from David Datro Fofana however the striker is ineligible to play towards his mother or father membership, leaving Kompany with a call to make in assault.

Burnley predicted lineup vs Chelsea (4-4-2): Trafford; Assignon, O’Shea, Esteve, Taylor; Vitinho, Cullen, Berge, Bruun Larsen; Odobert, Foster.

There is a insecurity in each squads however that does not change their desperation for factors as crunch time approaches within the Premier League.

Consistency has been a significant downside for the Blues all through the marketing campaign however they’re unbeaten in 4 video games in all competitions and loved considered one of their most good-looking wins of the season towards their upcoming opponents within the reverse fixture at Turf Moor.

The Clarets will hope for an upset in west London and may take encouragement from some poor Chelsea performances at Stamford Bridge, however the hosts are nonetheless favourites to emerge victorious.

Prediction: Chelsea 2-1 Burnley

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