Burnley and Leicester City face each other on Tuesday at the Turf Moor Stadium in Burnley in a tie for the 23rd round of the Premier League. Burnley arrives here after qualifying for the last 16 of the FA Cup, beating Bristol City, a triumph that brings them some confidence after losing on the last day of the Premier League at Arsenal. Leicester City drew 1-1 at the weekend for the FA Cup and won just one of their last seven Premier League games, moving closer to relegation.
Burnley occupy the 13th place in the table with the same 26 points as 12th place Bournemouth, with 8 wins, 2 draws and 12 losses, with 24 goals scored and 33 goals conceded. After losing in the last round of the English championship at home to Arsenal, Burnley dropped two places in the standings but remains 10 points above the waterline. The Clarets have had two defeats in the last eight consecutive games in all competitions and have recovered from the best of Arsenal’s home defeat with a win at Bristol City in the FA Cup, gaining confidence again before they meet The current English title champion. This Sean Dyche-led line-up has had a good record at home, winning 10 of 14 home games in all national competitions, losing 3, with 24 goals scored and 11 goals conceded, showing a much better defensive organization And greater effectiveness in the part of the finalization when it acts with the support of its supporters, than in hostile grounds.
In his last 5 official games, Burnley has a record of 3 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss. This sequence of results began with a 0-0 draw at Sunderland’s home ground in the English Cup. There followed a 1-0 home win at Southampton, a 2-0 home win against Sunderland in the FA Cup, a 2-1 defeat at Arsenal, and on the final day , A 2-0 win at Bristol City in the English Cup final. Dean Marney and Kevin Long are out, both injured.
Probable team Burnley: Heaton – Lowton, Keane, Mee and Ward – Boyd, Hendrick, Arfield and Defour – Barnes and Gray.
Premier League Leicester City ranked 15th with 21 points, 5 wins, 6 draws and 11 losses, with 24 goals scored and 37 goals conceded. With only 2 wins in the last 13 consecutive games of the English championship, this current title-holder is in very bad shape and is approaching the relegation zone from day to day, presenting the 5th most ineffective attack of the championship and the 6th most successful defense , Counting now with 5 points above the relegation zone. This training led by Claudio Ranieri shows particular difficulty in adding points out of doors, having only 1 win in all 13 matches played in national competitions, scoring 12 goals and conceding 27 in the process. Foxes show difficulty not only in aerial game and in defending attacks by the lines, but also in maintaining the possession of ball and in finalizing situations of danger, being these the greater weaknesses of the equipment.
In their last 5 official games, Leicester City have a record of 1 win, 2 draws and 2 losses. This sequence of results began with a 0-0 draw at Middlesbrough. There followed a 1-2 win at Everton’s home ground in the FA Cup, a 3-0 win at Chelsea, a 3-0 defeat at Southampton, and on the final day , A 2-2 draw at Derby County ground in the FA Cup. Slimani, injured, and Daniel Amartey, in the service of the selection, are confirmed low.
Probable team Leicester: Schmeichel – Simpson, Huth, Morgan and Fuchs – Mahrez, Drinkwater, Ndidi and Albrighton – Okazaki and Vardy.