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Chelsea vs Burnley: Preview and Predicted Line-ups

Chelsea vs Burnley, Football Express

It’s Chelsea vs Burnley on Sunday evening at Stamford Bridge in the Premier League.

The Clarets are currently placed at 15th place after a convincing 3-2 win against Aston Villa. However, the Blues are looking to revive under their new coach, Thomas Tuchel.

The London side sits at 8th place in the Premier League standings. Tuchel would be eager in winning this match after a tough debut as coach against Wolves.

Chelsea vs Burnley : Preview

Chelsea developed a new style of football under their current coach, Tuchel. However, the lack of goals at Stamford Bridge remains still a concern.

New look Blues broke records like highest number of successful passes completed and the highest possession ever in a first game for a coach (78.9%). However, the attack should really improve if they would like to reach to the top.

Tuchel has adapted tactics comparable to those employed by Maurizio Sarri and Antonio Conte. However, a win might build his confidence for the next big PL fixture against Tottenham Hotspur.

However, Sean Dyche’s side are full on confidence after a stunning win against the Villans. Nick Pope looks to be in the perfect form as he would be looking for yet another clean sheet! A Liverpool shock away win might be the energy they can build upon!

In the 14 matches played between the two teams, Chelsea won 9 times whereas Burnley won two and the rest three matches ended as draws.

Chelsea form : D W L W W L D L W L

Burnley form : W W W L L W W L W D

Chelsea vs Burnley : Team News

The return of N’Golo Kante looks evident as he trained with his team. Tuchel has no other injury worries as he would be keen on plotting his best 11.

For the visitors, Josh Brownhill might be unsure if he would start. Also, Ashley Barnes looks doubtful for this match as he didn’t feature in the win against Villa.

Predicted Line-ups and Score:

Tuchel might continue with the 3-4-2-1 formation. Mason Mount, Tumo Werner and N’Golo Kante might start for the Blues.

Sean Dyche might start with a 4-4-2 formation instead. However, Jack Cork might replace the injured Josh Brownhill.

We are predicting a dominant performance from the Pensioners with another clean sheet up for grabs.

Chelsea 2 – 0 Burnley

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