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Burnley vs Arsenal: Premier League preview

Statement wins over Leeds and Leicester City have the Gunners looking up the table and another three points on Saturday could see them move above rivals Tottenham ahead of next week’s north London.

Burnley are licking their wounds after a humbling by Spurs, helping in part by the midweek 1-1 draw with the Foxes, though will take heart from their win at the Emirates Stadium in December, their only triumph in a Premier League meeting to date.

Date, time and venue

Burnley vs Arsenal is scheduled for a 12.30pm GMT kick-off on Saturday, March 6, 2021.

The match will be held behind closed doors at Turf Moor.

How to watch

TV channel: The match will be televised on BT Sport.

Live stream: BT Sport subscribers will be able to watch the match online via the website or BT Sport app.

Team news

Bukayo Saka and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang were rested against Leicester so will come in.

Nicolas Pepe impressed at the King Power, but could drop out. Willian will be hoping to keep his place after his own fine showing. Martin Odegaard should replace injury doubt. Emile Smith Rowe.

Kieran Tierney might be given a rest, with Cedric Soares deputising, ahead of the Europa League last-16 stage.

Burnley will assess Jack Cork, Johann Berg Gudmundsson and Robbie Brady ahead of kick-off. Ashley Barnes remains out.

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Prediction: Burnley 0-1 Arsenal

Burnley were all over the shop against Tottenham, something Sean Dyche will no doubt address for the weekend.

Arsenal are growing in confidence, however, and should be able to see this one through after a longer rest period.

Head to head (h2h) history and results

  • Burnley wins: 34
  • Draws: 22
  • Arsenal wins: 54

Betting odds and tips (subject to change)

  • Burnley: 4/1
  • Draw: 29/10
  • Arsenal: 13/20
  • Arsenal to win 1-0: 11/2

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