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Tottenham Hotspur will do battle with visitors Burnley at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in the Premier League fixture on Sunday.
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Tottenham Hotspur, following on from their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after the 4-0 Europa League victory over Wolfsberger AC.
In that match, Tottenham Hotspur had 55% possession and 18 attempts on goal with 8 on target. For Tottenham Hotspur, the scorers were Dele Alli (11'), Carlos Vinícius (50', 83') and Gareth Bale (73'). At the other end, Wolfsberger AC had 6 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target.
Matches featuring Tottenham Hotspur have often been engaging ones of late with a lot of goalmouth action anticipated. Over their past half dozen clashes, the sum of 26 goals have flown in for both teams combined (at an average of 4.33 goals per game) with 15 of these accredited to Spurs.
Heading into this fixture, Tottenham Hotspur haven't been beaten in the league by Burnley in their previous 3 matches.
In their previous fixture, Burnley drew 0-0 in the Premier League match with West Bromwich Albion.
In that match, Burnley had 62% possession and 6 attempts at goal with 1 on target. At the other end, West Bromwich Albion got 10 shots at goal with 3 on target.
Over the course of 5 of the past 6 games featuring Burnley, a notably low volume of goals have gone in between them and opposing teams. The overall average goals scored per game during that period comes out as a paltry 1.83, with the average goals for The Clarets equalling 0.83. That being said, time will tell if such a trend will be maintained in this match.
Head to head
An examination of their past head to head clashes stretching back to 23/12/2017 tells us that Tottenham Hotspur have won 4 of them & Burnley 1, with the tally of drawn games being 1.
A combined total of 15 goals were yielded between them in these games, with 12 of them from Spurs and 3 for The Clarets. That is an average goals per game value of 2.5.
The previous league encounter featuring these sides was Premier League match day 6 on 26/10/2020 when the final score was Burnley 0-1 Tottenham Hotspur.
That day, Burnley managed 38% possession and 13 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target.
On the other side, Tottenham Hotspur got 9 attempts on goal with 3 on target. Heung-Min Son (76') scored.
The match was refereed by Michael Oliver.
Team News: Tottenham Hotspur
Serge Aurier (Foot Injury) and Giovani Lo Celso (Hamstring Injury) are unavailable for Spurs gaffer José Mourinho.
Team News: Burnley
Thanks to a completely injury-free group to choose from, Burnley manager Sean Dyche does not have any fitness concerns at all ahead of this match.
Looking at these two teams, we feel that Tottenham Hotspur can get a couple of goals in this one against Burnley, who may well struggle finding the net themselves.
Our tip is for a decent 2-0 win for Tottenham Hotspur at the end of the 90 minutes.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Tottenham Hotspur Stadium (62,214)
Captain: Hugo Lloris
Chairman: Daniel Levy
Manager: José Mourinho
Competitions: Premier League position 9, EFL Cup (Final), Europa League (Round of 32), Europa League Qualifiers (Play-Offs)
⭐ Key Player: Harry Kane
Mostly taking up the Striker position, Harry Kane was born in Walthamstow, England. Having made his senior debut playing for Leyton Orient in the 2010 - 2011 season, the goalscoring Forward has hit 13 league goals in the Premier League 2020 - 2021 campaign so far coming from a total of 22 appearances.