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| On Aug 29, 2021 3:00 PM IST

BUR vs LU Dream11 Team Prediction Tips For Burnley vs Leeds United Premier League Fixtures Live Score 29 August

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BUR vs LU Dream11: Burnley host Leeds United at Turf Moor on Sunday evening. It could be an interesting encounter as Burnley is known for their defensive solidity and Leeds for their gung ho attack. Both teams are winless so far in the league but will be buoyed by midweek wins in EFL Cup.

Date: 29 August, Sunday
Kick-Off: 6:30 PM (IST)
Venue: Turf Moor

Premier League Table

Burnley| 18th; Leeds United| 16th

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Burnley: WLLLW
Leeds United: WDLDL

Head to Head 

In their last five meetings,  Leeds United have the upper hand with two wins as opposed to Burnley’s one win. Two games ended in draws. The reverse fixture last season was won by Leeds by a margin of four goals.

BUR vs LU Today Match Prediction Details

Burnley News

Injury Report and Unavailability: 

  • Kevin Long and Dale Stephens will watch the game from the sidelines.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Burnley will lineup in a 4-4-2 formation.
  • N Pope should be starting in goal.
  • C Taylor, B Mee, J Tarkowski, and M Lowton are expected to lineup in defence.
  • J Cork and A Westwood should start in the center of the pitch with J Gudmundsson and D McNeil on the wings.
  • A Barnes could partner up with New Zealand striker Chris Wood.

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Burnley Starting XI (likely)

Nick Pope
Charlie
Taylor
Ben Mee
James Tarkowski
Matthew Lowton
Dwight McNeil
Jack Cork
Ashley Westwood
Johann Gudmundsson
Ashley Barnes
Chris Wood

Leeds United News

Injury Report and Unavailability: 

  • Robin Koch is the only absentee for Leeds United.
  • Diego Llorente is fit to play as he got some minutes in midweek.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Leeds United will lineup in a 3-3-1-3 formation.
  • I Meslier should be starting in goal.
  • L Ayling, D Llorente, and P Struijk are expected to be the back three.
  • K Phillips could operate as the holding midfielder.
  • S Dallas, J Firpo, and M Klich could occupy central midfield berths with Raphinha and J Harrison out wide.
  • P Bamford will, as usual, be leading the lines.

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Leeds United XI (likely)

lllan Meslier
Luke Ayling
Diego Llorente
Pascal Struijk
Junior Firpo
Mateusz Klich
Kalvin Phillips
Stuart Dallas
Raphinha
Jack Harrison
Patrick Bamford

Fantasy Football Tips

Captain Options

Raphinha is the standout captain choice this fixture. A lot of Burnley’s goals are conceded from the left flank and the Brazilian can take advantage of that.

Goals this season 1
Assists this season 0
Pass Accuracy 67
Chances Created 2
Tackles 4
Interceptions 2
Clean Sheets 0

Patrick Bamford started every league game last season and plundered 17 goals and seven assists. He is also the designated penalty taker of his side.

Goals this season 0
Assists this season 1
Pass Accuracy 77
Chances Created 2
Tackles 0
Interceptions 1
Clean Sheets 0

Differential Pick

Our differential pick for this game is Dwight McNeil. The English winger has high assist potential and is also on some set pieces.

Goals this season 0
Assists this season 0
Pass Accuracy 78
Chances Created 3
Tackles 3
Interceptions 3
Clean Sheets 0

BUR vs LU Dream11 Teams

Goalkeeper – I Meslier
Defenders – M Lowton, C Taylor, D Llorente
Midfielders – A Westwood, K Philips, M Klich, D McNeil, Raphinha

Forwards – C Wood, P Bamford

Likely Winner:

  • Burnley has beaten Leeds in three of their past four league games at Turf Moor.
  • Just one of the last 22 league meetings between Burnley and Leeds has ended in a draw
  • Leeds’ 4-0 win at Turf Moor last year was Sean Dyche’s heaviest home defeat as Burnley manager.
  • Leeds United are slight favorites in this game due to the attacking threat they possess.

Odds To Win:

Burnley: 27/11
Leeds United: 24/19

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Devashish Pant

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