Saturday, March 28, 2020

Chelsea v Burnley: match preview


Chelsea couldgo into Monday’s game with Burnley in sixth place and three points journey Champions League spots, with those around them playing their games in mind in midweek. As context, victory over Burnley, who prevailed at Stamford Bridge memorably for the opening day’s last season, is imperative. Eden Hazard, kicked from pillar to write by Slavia Prague, needs to be fit and may there will be another awkward match against opponents whorrrre as well as safe during the division from trying campaign. Dominic Fifield

Monday 8pm Sky Sports Premier League

Venue Stamford Bridge

Last season Chelsea 2 Burnley 3

Referee Kevin Friend

This season G24 Y88 R3 3.79 cards/game

Odds H 2-7 A 14-1 D 5-1


Subs from Caballero, Green, Ampadu, Alonso, Cahill, Barkley, Zappacosta, Kovacic, Drinkwater, Giroud, Pedro, Hudson-Odoi

Doubtful Alonso (thigh), Ampadu (back), Drinkwater (knock), Hazard (ankle)

Injured Rdiger (knee, 28 Apr)

Suspended None

Discipline Y44 R0


Leading scorer Hazard 16


Subs from Hart, Pope, Long, Gibson, Vydra, Brady, Lowton, Agyei, Ward, Gudmundsson

Doubtful Bardsley (leg)

Injured Lennon (knee, May), Crouch (appendicitis, unknown), Defour (calf, unknown)

Suspended None

Discipline Y66 R1


Leading scorer Barnes, Wood 10

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