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The Premier League game at Turf Moor on Saturday sees home side Burnley welcome opponents West Bromwich Albion.
View all of the Burnley v West Bromwich Albion predictions, poll and stats below (including the best match odds).
Burnley enter this fixture following a 1-1 Premier League drawn match vs Fulham.
In that match, Burnley had 45% possession and 8 shots at goal with 3 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Burnley was Ashley Barnes (52'). Fulham had 9 attempts at goal with 4 on target. Ola Aina (49') was the scorer for Fulham.
Under three goals per game were seen in 5 of the last 6 meetings where Burnley have been involved. Regarding the goal distribution from this period, opposing sides scored a total of 8 while The Clarets got themselves 5.
Going into this encounter, Burnley have not been beaten in the league by West Bromwich Albion in their last 2 games.
West Bromwich Albion
In their previous fixture, West Bromwich Albion drew 1-1 in the Premier League match with Manchester United.
In that game, West Bromwich Albion had 27% possession and 7 shots at goal with 3 on target. The only player to score for West Bromwich Albion was Mbaye Diagne (2'). For their opponents, Manchester United had 10 shots on goal with 7 on target. Bruno Fernandes (44') was the scorer for Manchester United.
The stats tell the story, and West Bromwich Albion have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 games, seeing their opponents hit 14 goals in total. At the back, The Baggies have seen their frailties exposed. That being said, it remains to be seen if such a trend will be maintained here in this game.
Looking at the pre-match facts, West Bromwich Albion:
- have not been beaten by Burnley when having played them away from home in the previous 3 league matches.
- haven’t won away from home in the past 3 league matches.
Head to head
An examination of their past head to head clashes going back to 08/02/2015 shows that Burnley have won 1 of these and West Bromwich Albion 2, with the tally of drawn games standing at 3.
In all, 16 goals were scored between them during those clashes, with 6 of them from The Clarets and 10 for The Baggies. The average goals per game has been 2.67.
The previous league fixture featuring these clubs was Premier League match day 5 on 19/10/2020 when the final score was West Bromwich Albion 0-0 Burnley.
In that game, West Bromwich Albion had 56% possession and 13 attempts on goal with 6 of them on target.
At the other end, Burnley had 9 shots on goal with 4 of them on target.
The referee was Anthony Taylor.
Team News: Burnley
Availability isn’t a big problem, with just the sole fitness concern for the Burnley gaffer Sean Dyche to contend with thanks to an otherwise robust set of players. Ben Mee (Head Injury) will miss out.
Team News: West Bromwich Albion
Due to a fully healthy group ready to go, West Bromwich Albion boss Sam Allardyce has no fitness concerns whatsoever coming into this clash.
In our opinion, West Bromwich Albion will likely be able to score a goal against this Burnley side, but it probably shouldn’t be as many as they’ll concede.
We can see a very close game with a 2-1 winning score for Burnley at the end of the match. It’s a very tough call.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Turf Moor (21,944)
Captain: Ben Mee
Chairman: Mike Garlick
Manager: Sean Dyche
Competitions: Premier League position 16
🔑 Star Player: Jóhann Berg Guðmundsson
Regularly taking up the Right Attacking Midfielder position, Jóhann Berg Guðmundsson was born in Reykjavik, Iceland. After having made a senior debut playing for AZ in the 2010 - 2011 season, the accomplished Midfielder has got 2 league goals in this Premier League 2020 - 2021 campaign so far in a total of 12 appearances.