Burnley vs Arsenal
English Premier League.
Date: Sunday, 2nd October, 2016,
Kick-off at 16:30 UK
Venue: Turf Moor, Burnley.
Turf Moore will be filled to the Brim when Burnley welcome Arsenal on Sunday evening for their premier league weekly activities.
Burnley’s form in the first six game have been a surprise to some people, they are better of the 3 promoted clubs. Burnley are currently 13th in the league with 7 points, they are 6 points below their opponents. They returned back to winning ways against Watford last week, they defeated them 2-0 at home. J. Hendrick and M. Keane were both score sheet as hey score in 38th and 50th minute respectively.
Meanwhile, the gunners have been in an excellent form of late, they currently 3rd in the table with 13 points. They brutalized Conte’s Chelsea last weekend as they defeated them 3-0. Also, they claimed victory over Basel in the Champions League on Wednesday as they defeated the 2-0 at home. Theo Walcott’s first half Brace was enough to give them the victory and they are ready to extend their winning streak with this game.
Burnley: Team News
Ashley Barnes is the only missing player in Burnley’s camp as he has a hamstring injury.
Arsenal: Team News
Arsenal have four players in their injury list, Danny Welbeck, Per Mertesacker, Aaron Ramsey and Francis Coquelin.
Burnley vs Arsenal: Head to Head Statistics
The two teams have come a long way, they have played 84 games in the past. Arsenal have won 38 of their previous meetings, 10 games more than Burnley who have won 28 games. At home, Burnley have won 19 games and lost 13 games to the gunners. Arsenal have dominated their last 6 games against Burnley, they are unbeaten against them with 5 wins and a draw.
Burnley vs Arsenal: Prediction
Arsenal are clear favorites in the game and also they have been in an excellent form recently. They are unbeaten in their last 8 games in all competitions and they have won their last 4 games. Furthermore, Arsenal have kept clean sheets in their last 3 games and gave scored at least 2 goals in their last 4 games.
This game should be easy for the gunners but anything can happen as the Arsenal are known for negative surprises.
Burnley vs Arsenal: Tips
- Arsenal to win
- Over 2.5 goals