Burnley vs West Brom live: What time does it start, where can I watch it, what TV channel is it on?

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Follow the latest from the Premier League match at Turf Moor

West Bromwich Albion travel to Burnley this weekend in 8th place: heady heights for a team which notoriously flirted with relegation for so many seasons.

Their league position does not reflect their recent form, however, but more so reflects excellent performances earlier in the season before tailing off in recent weeks.

The Baggies are on an awful run, registering just one point in their last five games and have lost the last four consecutively.

They may be suffering as a result of now having very little to play for each week, but Tony Pulis will want a reaction this weekend to prevent a Burnley win which would see Sean Dyche’s side retain their status as a Premier League club for the first time in the club’s history.

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Live Updates

Good afternoon and welcome to The Independent's live coverage of today's Premier League action. 
 
Hull City host Sunderland, Watford travel to Leicester, Bournemouth take on Stoke at Dean Court and last not least, Burnley welcome West Brom to Turf Moor. 
 
All this action kicks off at 15:00. Stay tuned for all of the build up, team news and live coverage of the action. 

Team news: Bournemouth vs Stoke City 

 
 

Team news: Burnley vs West Brom

Team news: Leicester City vs Watford 

 
 

Team news: Hull City vs Sunderland 

Leicester City goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel has enjoyed playing in the Champions League this season and does not think he will have to leave the club to repeat the experience. The Premier League champions reached the quarter-finals of the competition at the first attempt but a disappointing domestic campaign means there will be no continental football for them next season. 
 
The 15:00 kick-off's are just kicking off, so stay tuned for live updates from all of the fixtures.
HULL CITY 0 - 0 SUNDERLAND
 
The home side have been under the cosh from the off, with The Black Cats dominating so far. 
 
The ball flies into the danger zone, but George Honeyman fails to hit the target with an unmarked header from 12-yards. 
LEICESTER CITY 0 - 0 WATFORD
 
The Foxes go short with a corner kick to Albrighton, but his delivery into the box flies just over the head of Benalouane at the far post. 
BURNLEY 0 - 0 WEST BROM
 
Boyd cleverly finds Barnes, who goes for goal from close range, but the strike fails to trouble Foster. 
BOURNEMOUTH 0 - 0 STOKE CITY
 
Arnautovic goes for glory from the edge of the area, but it is a feeble attempt that is easily collected by Boruc. 
LEICESTER CITY 0 - 0 WATFORD
 
The Hornets intercept possession inside of the Leicester half, but Cleverley's attempt on goal flies wide from 20 yards. The former City loanee can certainly improve that aspect of his game. 
 
LEICESTER CITY 0 - 0 WATFORD
 
Vardy rattles the woodwork with a golden opportunity following a short set piece from Mahrez. That will be a wake up call for Mazzarri's men. 
BOURNEMOUTH 0 - 0 STOKE CITY
 
Following some clever link up play between King and Stanislas, the ball finds Smith on the edge of the box, but his attempt rattles the woodwork. 
BURNLEY 0 - 0 WEST BROM
 
Lowton sends an imposing delivery into the danger zone, but the West Brom defenders manage to scrape the ball away.
 
The clearance falls to Boyd on the edge of the area, but his strike on goal flies high over Foster's goal.
GOAL
 
BOURNEMOUTH 0 - 1 STOKE CITY
 
Arnautovic delivers a corner towards the front post and it comes off Mousset and flies past Boruc. Own goal. 
GOAL
 
LEICESTER 1 - 0 WATFORD
 
Ndidi opens the scoring for The Foxes, following a delivery into the box from Drinkwater that was cleared only as far as the goalscorer, allowing him to strike it past a helpless Gomes.
HULL 0 - 0 SUNDERLAND
 
Honeyman sends a tantalising ball towards the near post and it finds the head of O'Shea, but his header flies just wide of the woodwork.
HALF TIME SCORES
 
Burnley 0 - 0 West Brom
Leicester City 1 - 0 Watford
Bournemouth 0 - 1 Stoke
Hull 0 - 0 Sunderland
BURNLEY 0 - 0 WEST BROM
 
In the early stages of the second half, Tarkowski goes for goal with a headed effort, but it flies just over the bar.

What time does it start?

The match kicks off at 3.00pm BST on Saturday 6 May.

Where can I watch it?

It will not be televised live.

Highlights will be shown on BBC1 at 10.20pm BST.

Preview

The Clarets registered their first away league win this season by beating Crystal Palace 0-2 at Selhurst Park, setting them up perfectly for a survival party at Turf Moor should they manage to beat West Brom on Saturday.

One obstacle they will need to overcome is the mystery absence of standout defender Michael Keane, who will miss the game through an unspecified injury amid rumours that he will be targeted by top six clubs this summer. Ben Mee is also a doubt for the match, while George Boyd and Stephen Ward are expected to recover in time. West Brom will be disappointed that both Matt Phillips and Hal Robson-Kanu appear to have failed to recover from hamstring problems and will be unavailable for selection.

It may not be the prettiest game; this promises to be a physical battle between two robust teams lead by managers who prefer their teams to be organised and solid and unafraid of commitment. Tony Pulis this week offered the suggestion that Sean Dyche is ‘in the top three managers in the Premier League’; a statement which may not seem so far-fetched if his side secure safety this weekend. 

It’s a big game for…

Andre Gray: He is Burnley’s biggest goal threat and they will be banking on him to score against West Brom, who are in poor form.

If his team do win and therefore secure another season of Premier League football, all involved with the club will have Gray to thank, who’s all round performances in which he has scored 10 goals and provided 2 assists have been vital to Burnley.

Best stat…

West Brom score, on average, more goals in Premier League meetings against Burnley (3.3 per game) than they do against any other club. 

Remember when…

West Bromwich Albion hosted Burnley in the Championship in August 2003. The visitors were in 24th place and were thrashed 4-1 at the Hawthorns, courtesy of goals from Artim Sakiri, Rob Hulse and a Lee Hughes brace. Robbie Blake was the scorer for Burnley.

Player to watch...

Nacer Chadli: The Belgian can ask questions of any defence and will need to produce more performances like the ones when he first joined the club if West Brom’s form is to improve.

At times, the skilful attacker gets lost in matches and fails to have the impact he is capable of. With Burnley centre half Michael Keane likely to miss the game, Chadli and co have a chance to exploit the host’s defence and spoil their plans of securing safety.

Past three meetings…

West Bromwich Albion 4 Burnley 0
Premier League, November 2016

Burnley 2 West Bromwich Albion 2
Premier League, February 2015

West Bromwich Albion 4 Burnley 0
Premier League, September 2014

Form guide

Burnley: WDLLW

West Bromwich Albion: DLLLL

Odds…

Provided by 888 Sport

Burnley to win: 32/25

West Bromwich Albion to win: 51/20

Draw: 43/20

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