Burnley take on Leicester City today as they try to distance themselves from relegation in the Premier League. With the Clarets sitting on 15th on the League table, 2 points clear of relegation and having lost their last 4 games.
Leicester City are currently on 3rd position just 3 points behind Manchester City with a game in hand, however, goal difference will be work against them should they manage to win their game.
BURNLEY TEAM UPDATE
The Clarets will be missing Ashley Barnes and Johann Berg Gudmundsson as they take on Leicester today.
Ashley Barnes will be out for a month recovering from a hernia operation whilst Johann Berg Gudmundsson should be returning int he next 2 weeks.
The good news is that Jay Rodriguez and Chris Wood are fit and already to play in today’s game.
LEICESTER CITY UPDATE
Brendon Rodgers will be looking to close the gap between his squad and Manchester City. After their defeat to Southampton last weekend, Leicester will
Wilfred Ndidi is still out and recovering from his knee injury and will be returning in February.
Wes Morgan is still a possibility for today match up as been sidelined due to a groin injury sustained during Leicesters game against Wigan on 4 January. He has been training this week with Rodgers saying yesterday:
“Wes has been back on the training field. We’ll assess him tomorrow (Saturday).”
Burnley will be facing Leicester at Turf Moor and with home side support they have they hopefully have the extra advantage needed to get the points needed to further distance themselves from relegation in the Premier League.