Read What An Upbeat Burnley Boss Has To Say Ahead Of The Game

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Burnley are in buoyant mood ahead of this weekend’s clash at the Turf Moor as the Blues come visiting on Saturday.

Burnley are 8th in the league and have a knack for taking points against the Big Six as they did last season. Sean Dyche has made the Turf Moor a difficult ground to go to, and their only defeat this season at home has come in the hands of Liverpool – a 3-0 bashing.

Dyche has admitted Chelsea’s good form and believes that his side must be at the top of their game to beat the Blues this weekend.

“Chelsea are on a good run. We can’t over-think that,” said the Burnley boss.

“We’ve been down this road long enough where we’ve played teams that are on good runs and played teams who are high-level performers.

“We have taken those challenges on numerous occasions and we have to do that again. We know that.

“They are definitely a good side and we’ve got to play at the top of our levels to beat good sides.”

Meanwhile, Sky Sports pundit Charlie Nicholas has predicted a 2-1 victory for Burnley over Chelsea this Saturday at the Turf Moor.

Nicholas is predicting a victory for Burnley because he doesn’t believe Chelsea centre-backs have a partnership to cope with Burnley strikers Ashley Barnes and Chris Wood.

“Chelsea have been more consistent than I thought what with the shift of Frank Lampard coming in and everything that came with it,” Nicholas told Sky Sports.

“In essence, it was clear-cut with the transfer situation. If Tammy Abraham scores he stays in the team and for me, Mason Mount is good enough to stay in the side. Callum Hudson-Odoi has signed a new contract and so will feature, Willian is back in good form and Jorginho has been great. Fikayo Tomori is also playing well, but I am not sure whether the Chelsea centre-backs have a partnership to cope with Ashley Barnes and Chris Wood when they get the service that they do.”

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1 Comment on "Read What An Upbeat Burnley Boss Has To Say Ahead Of The Game"

  1. We don’t care about any useless pundits comment, we are Chelsea and we can beat any team in Europe.
    We will trush Burnley 3:1 in their home,. Mark my comment Mr Blogger.

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