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Burnley vs Tottenham Hotspur: Preview and Predicted Line-up 

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Following an astonishing victory against Manchester City, Tottenham Hotspur will go head-to-head against Burnley at Turf Moor in a crucial Premier League encounter. 

Antonio Conte’s side beat the Citizens by 3-2 at the Etihad Stadium with the help of a dramatic late goal from Harry Kane. The visitors scored an early goal thanks to the contribution from Dejan Kulusevski but Ilkay Gundogan equalized before halftime for Pep Guardiola’s side. 

England’s captain regained their lead in the second half. But, Riyad Mahrez equalized yet again in stoppage time. However, Kane’s 95th-minute winner earned a crucial victory for Antonio Conte’s side. 

Following this victory, the north London club is currently eighth in the Premier League with 39 points in 23 games. Seven points behind the fourth-placed Manchester United with three games in hand. 

Tottenham Hotspur recent form in Premier League: W-L-L-L-W

On the other hand, Burnley also earned a crucial victory on Saturday in their quest for survival as they defeated Brighton & Hove Albion by 3-0 at the Amex Stadium. New signing Wout Weghorst scored the opener before Josh Brownhill and Aaron Lennon scored two more. 

Following this victory, the Clarets have now moved up from the bottom spot. They are currently sitting in 19th in the table with 17 points in 22 games, five points behind safety with two games in hand. 

Meanwhile, this fixture was initially scheduled back in November but due to the heavy snowfall, the game was postponed. So, this will be the first meeting between these two sides in the Premier League this season. 

Burnley recent form in Premier League: D-D-D-L-W

Burnley vs Tottenham Hotspur team news:

Maxwel Cornet sustained an injury in the last game and he will be in doubt ahead of this encounter. Johann Gudmundsson and Charlie Taylor are also in doubt due to injury issues. Matej Vydra will remain sidelined in this game. James Tarkowski could be involved after recovering from illness. 

Burnley predicted line-up against Tottenham Hotspur(4-4-2):

Nick Pope; Connor Roberts, Nathan Collins, Ben Mee, Erik Pieters; Aaron Lennon, Jake Cork, Josh Brownhill, Dwight McNeil; Wout Weghorst, Jay Rodriguez 

Tottenham Hotspur does not have many injury absentees ahead of this encounter. Oliver Skipp and Japhet Tanganga are on the injury list. But, Sergio Reguilon could return to the matchday squad. Antonio Conte might go with his winning combination in this game. 

Tottenham Hotspur predicted line-up against Burnley(3-4-2-1):

Hugo Lloris; Christian Romero, Eric Dier, Ben Davis; Emerson Royal, Pierre Emile Hojbjerg, Rodrigo Bentancur, Ryan Sessegnon; Son Heung-Min, Dejan Kulusevski; Harry Kane 

Burnley 1-2 Tottenham Hotspur

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