Burnley vs Everton: Preview, team news, key facts and predicted lineup

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With the relegation battle heating up, Burnley hosts Everton at Turf Moor in the Premier League on Wednesday. Both sides are in the thick of the relegation battle and will be looking to pick up an important win to survive the drop at the end of the season.

Burnley comes into the game after a 2-0 defeat to league leaders Manchester City. The club are currently 19th in the Premier League table. They have picked up just 21 points from 28 league games so far this term.

Burnley Premier League form: W D L L L L

Everton comes into the game after a 2-1 defeat against West Ham United last time around. The club sits just outside the relegation zone in 17th place. The club have picked up 25 points from 28 league games so far this term.

Everton Premier League form: L L L W L

Both the side have played two games less than the teams around them. A win on Wednesday would certainly give the winner a very clear advantage over the side in the relegation battle. Both Sean Dyche and Frank Lampard will be hoping to get their sides back to winning ways.

Key facts

  • Burnley have won more home games in the Premier League against Everton than any other side in their history.
  • Everton won the reverse fixture against Burnley 3-1 earlier this season.
  • The Toffees have lost their last two league games against teams in the relegation zone.
  • While Burnley have won just one of their last nine midweek matches.
  • Burnley comes into the game after four successive defeats in the league.
  • While the toffees have received one red card in their last three Premier League games.

Team news

Maxwel Cornet should be back in the starting lineup after starting the last game on the bench. Matej Vydra is still a minor doubt ahead of the clash. Erik Pieters is a major doubt. Alongside Pieters, Johann Berg Gudmundsson is also a major doubt. Nathan Collins is back in the frame after serving his suspension for the red card.

Donny van de Beek is a major doubt after picking up an injury in the 2-1 defeat against West Ham United. The likes of Andros Townsend, Fabian Delph, Yerry Mina, and Tom Davies are all out through injury. Keane picked up a red card against West Ham and is suspended for the Burnley clash.

Predicted lineup

Burnley predicted lineup:

Pope; Roberts, Tarkowski, Collins, Taylor; Lennon, Westwood, Brownhill, McNeil; Weghorst, Cornet

Everton predicted lineup:

Pickford; Coleman, Holgate, Godfrey, Mykolenko; Allan, Doucoure; Gordon, Gray, Richarlison; Calvert-Lewin

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