Burnley vs. Everton Preview - Prediction, Team news, Lineups

Burnley vs. Everton Preview – Prediction, Team news, Lineups

In a crucial clash at Turf Moor, relegation-battling Burnley faces Everton, who seek their fourth consecutive Premier League victory.

Everton recently secured a 2-0 win over Chelsea, while Burnley earned a hard-fought draw against Brighton & Hove Albion in a 1-1 stalemate.

Match Preview

Burnley’s goalkeeper James Trafford put up an exceptional performance against Brighton, making 10 crucial saves to salvage a point for his side.

Although Burnley remains in the relegation zone, they are eager to build on their recent successes, including a 5-0 victory against Sheffield United.

On the other hand, Everton looks to continue their impressive form, having secured victories against Chelsea, Nottingham Forest, and Newcastle United. With strong defensive displays and notable wins, Everton currently sits four points above the relegation zone.

In their recent clashes at Turf Moor, Everton has faced difficulties against Burnley, managing only one win in their last six matches.

However, Everton aims to maintain their defensive solidity, having conceded minimal goals in recent fixtures.

Team News

Burnley faces the absence of left-back Charlie Taylor, who received his fifth yellow card and is set to serve a one-game suspension.

Aaron Ramsey’s fitness is under assessment after a knock, while Josh Cullen and others are doubtful due to minor injuries. Lyle Foster continues to receive support for mental health issues.

For Everton, Jarrad Branthwaite and Idrissa Gueye picked up suspensions due to yellow card accumulation against Chelsea.

Ashley Young and Seamus Coleman are sidelined due to injuries. Nathan Patterson is expected to fill in, while Michael Keane might return from a knock to bolster the defense. Andre Gomes and Dele Alli remain unavailable.

Predicted Lineups

Burnley: (4-4-2)

Trafford;

Vitinho, O’Shea, Beyer, Roberts;

Gudmundsson, Brownhill, Berge, Odobert;

Amdouni, Rodriguez

Everton: (4-4-1-1)

Pickford;

Patterson, Tarkowski, Keane, Mykolenko;

Harrison, Garner, Onana, McNeil;

Doucoure;

Calvert-Lewin

Prediction: Burnley 0-1 Everton

Despite Trafford’s heroic performance, Burnley might find it challenging to replicate the same defensive resilience against Everton.

Everton’s recent defensive solidity and attacking prowess, despite missing key players, might secure them another victory and continue their winning streak.

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