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Burnley vs Arsenal prediction: How will Premier League fixture play out today?

Alex Pattle
·1 min read
Arsenal’s Mohamed Elneny and Burnley defender James Tarkowski (Getty Images)
Arsenal’s Mohamed Elneny and Burnley defender James Tarkowski (Getty Images)

Burnley welcome Arsenal to Turf Moor this afternoon in the weekend’s early Premier League kick-off.

The hosts were 1-0 winners in the reverse fixture earlier this season, with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s own goal and Granit Xhaka’s red card consigning the Gunners to defeat in north London.

Neither team is in particularly scintillating form heading into today’s fixture, with Arsenal having won two and lost three of their last five outings, while Burnley have won one, lost one and drawn three across the same stretch.

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As such, Mikel Arteta’s travelling side sit 10th in the table, with Burnley down in 15th – six points off the relegation zone.

Here’s everything you need to know before the Premier League meeting.

When is it?

The game will kick off at 12.30pm GMT.

How can I watch it?

The match will air live on BT Sport, with subscribers also able to stream it live on the BT Sport website and app.

What is the team news?

For Burnley, striker Ashley Barnes will be missing, while Robbie Brady, Jack Cork and Johann Berg Gudmundsson face late fitness tests.

Arsenal midfielder Emile Smith Rowe could miss out after leaving the pitch injured in the Gunners’ last outing, a 3-1 win against Leicester.

Confirmed line-ups

Burnley: Pope; Lowton, Tarkowski, Mee (C), Taylor; Gudmundsson, Westwood, Brownhill, McNeil; Vydra, Wood

Arsenal: Leno; Chambers, David Luiz, Mari, Tierney; Partey, Xhaka; Saka, Odegaard, Willian; Aubameyang (C)

Odds

Burnley: 19/4

Draw: 3/1

Arsenal: 3/5

Prediction

Arsenal to redeem themselves after their loss in the reverse fixture, but not without some difficulty. Burnley 0-1 Arsenal.

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