International Clarets prepare for duty

International Clarets prepare for duty

By Chris Lincoln
Tom Heaton, Michael Keane, Sam Vokes, Jeff Hendrick, Stephen Ward and Scott Arfield will represent their countries over the next fortnight....

Liverpool vs Burnley pre-match analysis: Compact defending and breaking in numbers the key for Clarets

Liverpool go into Sunday afternoon's clash at Anfield as heavy favourites. Faced by a Burnley side who average a league low 39% on the road, expect the hosts to dominate both possession and territory. Yet such an unfolding story could work in the favour of the Clarets. Sean Dyche's side are disciplined and fast on the break, thus are more than capable of frustrating Jürgen Klopp's men and punishing them on the counter-attack. Such a tactic worked in the favour of Burnley when they defeated Liverpool at Turf Moor earlier in the season. Flair against endeavour in the midfield Liverpool have at times found life difficult to break down opposing defences this season. With their top passer Jordan Henderson an absentee, the hosts will be looking to flair players such as Adam Lallana and Sadio Mané to rekindle the magic they showed before Christmas. Neither player will be afforded time on the ball. Burnley apply...
Swansea City 3-2 Burnley player ratings: How did Clarets fare in another defeat on the road?

Swansea City 3-2 Burnley player ratings: How did Clarets fare in another defeat on the road? ByLeanne Prescott

Burnley were second best throughout the match and struggled to deal with Swansea's quality in the final third. But for a moment of controversy and some excellent work from Andre Grey, the gulf between the two sides would have been much greater....
Swansea 3-2 Burnley: Clarets sink to defeat at the Liberty

Swansea 3-2 Burnley: Clarets sink to defeat at the Liberty ByLeanne Prescott

Burnley's atrocious away form continued at the Liberty stadium on Saturday afternoon, with Fernando Llorente proving to be the difference between the two sides in a thrilling encounter not without it's controversy....
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