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Burnley vs Chelsea LIVE: Premier League latest score, goals, team news and how to watch

Follow all the latest from Turf Moor

Kieran Jackson
Sunday 28 October 2018 14:59
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Maurizio Sarri confesses he has too many midfielders for the same position at Chelsea

Sean Dyche’s inconsistent Burnley team play unbeaten Chelsea on Sunday afternoon. The Clarets have had a stop-start season so far, and come into this game in 13th place off the back of a 5-0 thumping at champions Manchester City last week.

Maurizio Sarri’s Chelsea are two points off joint-leaders Manchester City and Liverpool in the Premier League, but did comfortably win 3-1 at home to BATE Borisov in the Europa League this week and have only dropped two points away from home so far.

Follow all the latest below.


What time does it start?

Burnley vs Chelsea kicks off at 1:30pm (BST) on Sunday 28 October.

Where can I watch it?

The match will not be shown live on TV or online in the UK.

Independent Sport will keep you up to date with all the goals as they fly in via our live blog.

Highlights will be shown at 10:30pm on BBC One.

It’s a big game for…

Joe Hart: Former England number one Joe Hart has only kept two clean sheets in nine league appearances this season, and will want to bounce back after conceding five on his return to the Etihad stadium last Saturday. With Tom Heaton back fit, the 31-year-old will want to avoid a similar display this Sunday against Chelsea not only for his team’s sake, but to keep his place in the starting XI also.

Weird stat…

10: If the Blues avoid defeat on Sunday, Maurizio Sarri will become the first Chelsea manager in the Premier League era to remain unbeaten throughout his first 10 games in charge.

Remember when…

Burnley stunned champions Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on the opening day of last season. After Gary Cahill was sent off for a reckless challenge early on, Sam Vokes’ double and Stephen Ward’s strike put Burnley 3-0 ahead at half-time. Chelsea clawed two goals back in the second-half, but Sean Dyche’s men held out for a famous win.

Player to watch…

Mateo Kovacic: Despite Ruben Loftus-Cheek netting a hat-trick in the Europa League this week and Ross Barkley’s good form, Maurizio Sarri is likely to stick with Mateo Kovacic who has impressed so far this season. Wearing Eden Hazard’s old number 17 shirt, the 24-year-old on loan from Real Madrid has similar traits to the Belgian, and his creativity and slickness complements the robustness and power of N’Golo Kante and Jorginho at the heart of Chelsea’s midfield.

Past three-meetings…

Burnley 1 (Barnes) Chelsea (Long OG, Moses), Premier League, April 2018

Chelsea 2 (Morata, Luiz) Burnley 3 (Vokes 2, Ward), Premier League, August 2017

Burnley 1 (Brady) Chelsea 1 (Pedro), Premier League, February 2017

Form guide…

Burnley: LWLWDL

Chelsea: WDWWDW

Odds…

Burnley to win: 10/1

Chelsea to win: 7/20

Draw: 15/4

(Odds provided by 888 Sport)

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Hello, and welcome along to another Sunday afternoon of Premier League razzmatazz. We've got updates coming from Crystal Palace against Arsenal, who are looking to make it twelve wins on the bounce, and Burnley vs Chelsea, who are yet to lose under Maurizio Sarri.

And if that wasn't enough, your weekend is capped off by Jose Mourinho and Manchester United at Old Trafford as they face off against Marco Silva's Everton.

Anyway, enough of the build-up, where is that the team news......

Kishan Vaghela28 October 2018 12:50
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Here is the team news from Selhurst Park! 

Kishan Vaghela28 October 2018 12:52
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And here is how the sides will line up at Turf Moor this afternoon...

Kishan Vaghela28 October 2018 12:58
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Will the run continue Chelsea fans?

Kishan Vaghela28 October 2018 13:11
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And not on scrabble points either....

Kishan Vaghela28 October 2018 13:21
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This makes for ominous readings for Palace fans.

Kishan Vaghela28 October 2018 13:23
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Just five minutes till kick-off at Selhurst Park and at Turf Moor. What will this crisp autumn afternoon throw up in the Premier League?

Kishan Vaghela28 October 2018 13:25
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No words needed. 

Kishan Vaghela28 October 2018 13:29
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1 Min: Burnley 0-0 Chelsea

We're underway at Turf Moor. Can Burnley inflict a first defeat on Maurizio Sarri?

Kishan Vaghela28 October 2018 13:32
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1 min: Crystal Palace 0-0 Arsenal

We're now also underway at Selhurst Park. 

Kishan Vaghela28 October 2018 13:33

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