Chelsea FC Starting XI Prediction vs Burnley FC

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The two teams duking it out for the fourth and final UCL qualification position from the Premier League table has the same major problem- ridiculous inconsistency. Fifth place Manchester United and fourth place Chelsea have the same issue- beating the big boys, losing to the small sides.

Chelsea have beaten Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur, but they have also taken just one point from Bournemouth, Southampton, and Brighton & Hove Albion. Up next is a home fixture against Burnley, who currently sit 15th in the table. In the reverse fixture, Christian Pulisic netted a hat trick, but he’s out injured for this one. So who will take his place in the line-up? What about the other ten men on the pitch?

Chelsea FC Starting XI Prediction vs Burnley FC

Hudson-Odoi     Abraham     Willian

    Mount        Kante    Jorginho

Azpilicueta     Rudiger     Zouma    James    

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Chelsea FC vs Burnley FYIs

Team news for both sides: go to this link

Kickoff: Stamford Bridge, 3pm Jan 11, 2020

Referee: Kevin Friend

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Google Result Probability: Chelsea win 74%, Burnley win 9%, Draw 17%

Form guide: Chelsea LWLWL  Burnley LLLWW

Odds: Chelsea win 1/3, Burnley win 11/1, Draw 5/1

Prediction: Chelsea 2, Burnley 1

The Blues have certainly been very much up and down lately, but this match projects to be an up for the west London side.

Paul M. Banks runs The Sports Bank.net, which is partnered with News Now. Banks, the author of “No,  I Can’t Get You Free Tickets: Lessons Learned From a Life in the Sports Media Industry,” regularly appears on WGN CLTV and co-hosts the “Let’s Get Weird, Sports” podcast on SB Nation

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    The Blues Will Run Riot Against Burnley In A 3-0 Thriller

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