Arsenal aim for maximum points at Tough Burnley
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Here is all the information you need for Burnley’s home clash with Arsenal..
Burnley vs Arsenal (Turf Moor) Team news
Burnley are again without suspended striker Andre Gray for the visit of Arsenal on Sunday.
Gray serves the second part of a four-game ban related to historic social media posts which predate his time at Turf Moor.
Sean Dyche could retain the same XI which secured a 2-0 win over Watford last time out but forward Ashley Barnes is edging closer to a return after long-standing hamstring problems.
Provisional squad:Heaton, Robinson, Pope, Lowton, Keane, Mee, Ward, Tarkowski, A O’Neill, K Long, Flanagan, Marney, Kightly, Defour, Hendrick, Boyd, Gudmundsson, Arfield, Vokes, Bamfor
Arsenal have no fresh injury concerns for their Premier League trip to Burnley on Sunday.
The Gunners could welcome Francis Coquelin back into the fold as the midfielder faces a fitness test having recovered sooner than expected from a knee injury.
Provisional squad: Cech, Ospina, Debuchy, Bellerin, Holding, Gabriel, Koscielny, Mustafi, Gibbs, Monreal, Elneny, Xhaka, Coquelin, Cazorla, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Ozil, Sanchez, Walcott, Iwobi, Lucas, Akpom.
Burnley are winless in seven league games against the Gunners (D3 L4), losing each of the last three in the Premier League.
The Clarets have netted just two goals in total in their last six league clashes with Arsenal, failing to score in four of those games.
The last three league meetings between the two sides at Turf Moor have produced a total of just three goals (0-0, 1-1 and most recently, 0-1).
Alexis Sanchez has been involved in four goals in three appearances against the Clarets in all competitions, scoring three and assisting one.
Hector Bellerin has provided more assists than any other Premier League defender since the start of last season (6).
Arsenal will attempt to win five successive league games for the first time since last October.
Under Arsene Wenger, Arsenal have the Premier League record for consecutive wins (14 in a row in 2002, the first 13 of which secured Wenger’s second league title with the club)
Arsenal have won 22 and drawn three of their last 25 Premier League games against newly-promoted teams.
The Clarets have conceded just five goals in their last 17 home league games, and never more than once in a match in that period.
Steven Defour has been directly involved in four of Burnley’s five Premier League goals this season, scoring one and assisting three.
Culled from www.dailymail.co.uk