Burnley – Chelsea PREDICTION (31.10.2020)

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Burnley – Chelsea SOCCER PICKS

Burnley and Chelsea meet at Turf Moor, in a match for the 7th round of the Premier League. The record of direct confrontations at this stadium is favorable to the visiting team, which in the last 4 games won 3 and drew 1. Indeed, the last time these two teams met at this stadium was on 26-10-2019, in a match for the Premier League that ended with Chelsea’s victory by (2‑4). The goals of the match were scored by J. Rodriguez (86 ‘) and D. McNeil (89’), for Burnley, and C. Pulisic (21 ‘, 45’ and 56 ‘) and Willian (58’), for Chelsea. Attention to the home factor, since the Burnley usually achieves different results at home and abroad.

Burnley :

The home team is currently in 18th position, with 1 point won, after 1 draw and 4 losses. In the penultimate match, they tied in an away match against West Bromwich Albion, by (0‑0). In the last match, they lost at home to Tottenham Hotspur by (0‑1). This is a team that curiously has been stronger as a visitor than in their home games, since in the last 30 games they have registered 6 wins, 4 draws and 5 losses as a visitor; against 4 wins, 5 draws and 6 losses in his stadium. In their last 10 home games, Burnley has recorded 3 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses.

For this competition, he has not won 5 games ago. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 4 of the last 5 matches for this competition, so they have not been very strong defensively.

Burnley arrive unmotivated for this trip after a defeat at home, by 0-1, against Tottenham. The home team tends to play with a 4-4-2 tactical system, favoring a slower and more organized style of play. The two players responsible for launching the panic on the opponent’s defensive line are believed to be Ashley Barnes and Chris Wood. McNeil, Brownhill, Westwood and Gudmundsson will play in the center of the field. The Burnley coach is expected to have no absences for this round.

Chelsea :

After 2 wins, 3 draws and 1 loss, the visiting team is currently in 10th position, with 9 points won. In their last match, they drew in an away match against Manchester United by (0‑0), after having drawn in the previous match at home, in a match against Southampton, by (3‑3). This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, it presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 games it has registered 6 wins, 4 draws and 5 losses as a visitor, with 28 goals scored and 27 suffered; against 9 victories, 3 draws and 3 defeats in his stadium, with 31 goals scored and 14 suffered. In their last match, for the UEFA Champions League, they beat Krasnodar away by (0‑4). In their last 10 away matches, Chelsea has recorded 3 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses. In their away matches there is a tendency for goals, since 19 of the last 26 matches have ended with Over 2,5 goals. In 15 games, he never got the comeback in the 4 games in which he suffered the first goal.

Chelsea arrive motivated for this round after a victory away, by 0-4, in the visit to the Krasnodar stadium, counting for the Champions League: Hudson-Odoi, Werner, Ziyech and Pulisic scored the “goals” of the win. The visiting team usually plays in a 4-3-3 tactical system, favoring quick transitions, mainly on the wings, with the three most advanced men being Werner, Havertz and Hudson-Odoi. One of Chelsea’s great strengths is the way its players regain possession of the ball. Coach Frank Lampard shouldn’t be able to count on Charly Musonda Jr. and Billy Gilmour for being turned over to the medical department.


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