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Burnley vs Chelsea Tips - Blues to roll over Burnley

04 Mar 2022
Tips for Burnley vs Chelsea in the English Premier League on Saturday (15:00 GMT)
Match will take place at Turf Moor
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Chelsea are expected to extend their winning run over Burnley. (KARIM SAHIB/AFP via Getty Images)
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Burnley are seeking their first home win over Chelsea in almost 39 years when the two sides face off in the English Premier League on Saturday.

The Clarets are coming off a 2-0 home loss to Leicester City on Tuesday and they remain in the relegation zone with 21 points from 25 matches.

Matej Vydra, Johann Berg Gudmundsson, Erik Pieters and Dale Stephens are not expected to feature for Burnley manager Sean Dyche in this game due to injuries.

Chelsea last played in the Premier League on February 19 where they posted a 1-0 win at Crystal Palace. They have won two in a row in this competition where they currently trail Manchester City and Liverpool with 50 points from 25 matches. 

Thomas Tuchel’s boys have since beaten Lille (2-0) in the Champions League, lost to Liverpool on penalties in the Carabao Cup final and defeated Luton Town (3-2) in the FA Cup. 

Saul Níguez, Timo Werner  and Romelu Lukaku were on target in their last outing. 

Andreas Christensen, Hakim Ziyech and César Azpilicueta are all doubtful for Chelsea in this contest while Ben Chilwell is out for the season.

Burnley and Chelsea battled to a 1-1 draw in their last meeting back in November. Kai Havertz put the Blues ahead in the first half before Vydra tied the scores in the 79th minute.

Burnley last defeated Chelsea in 2017 but they haven’t triumphed over the Blues at Turf Moor since April 1983. 

Burnley vs Chelsea Tips


1. Match Result - Chelsea to win

Chelsea haven’t lost to Burnley since 2017 and haven’t tasted defeat at Turf Moor since 1983.

2. Win to Nil - Chelsea

Although the Blues gave up two goals in their FA Cup win over Luton Town, we expect them to do better on the defensive end against Burnley.

3. Both Teams To Score - No

Burnley scored one against Chelsea in their first meeting this season but we don’t expect that to happen here.

4. Anytime Goalscorer - Romelu Lukaku

Chelsea’s Belgian striker was on the scoresheet in their last outing and has netted five times in the Premier League this season. 

5. Correct Score - Chelsea 2-0

We are backing Chelsea to score twice against Burnley in this contest.
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Verdict

We are backing a win to nil for Chelsea in this contest.

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