Burnley will host Blackburn Rovers in an EFL Championship fixture at Turf Moor on Sunday afternoon. The third round of the EFL Cup involved both sides in mid-week, with the hosts beating Crawley Town 3–1, while Blackburn beat the Premier League side on penalties after the match finished 2–2 in regular time. Defeated by -9. , Burnley currently occupy second place in the English Second Division standings, having collected 38 points from 20 games, level on points with leaders Sheffield United, who have played one game more. Meanwhile, the visitors are sitting one place behind the Clarets, with 36 points to their name.
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Ashley Barnes’ opener in the 24th minute and Anas Zarouri’s second-half brace helped Burnley beat Crawley Town. Earlier, Vincent Co’s team had lost 5–2 to Sheffield United. It was the Clarets’ second league-loss of the season. Earlier, Vincent Kompany’s side recorded a four-game winning streak against the likes of Sunderland (4-2), Norwich City (1-0), Reading (2-1) and Rotherham United (3-2). Burnley have recorded 10 wins and eight draws so far this season.
Blackburn, on the other hand, have registered 10 draws and eight losses in 20 league matches so far. Rovers’ latest league match against Huddersfield at home ended in a 1–0 victory thanks to a 35th-minute strike from Ben Brereton Diaz. After that, John Dahl Tomasson’s team overcame a challenge from West Ham to advance to the fourth round of the EFL Cup. Brereton Diaz once again hit the headlines as the Chile international scored an 88th-minute equalizer to take the game to penalties, where Rovers prevailed.
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Burnley probable starting lineup: Muric, Vitinho, Harwood-Bellis, Taylor, Matson, Corke, Cullen, Manuel, Brownhill, Teyla, Rodriguez
Blackburn Rovers probable starting lineup: Kaminsky, Britten, Hyam, Ayala, Pickering, Morton, Travis, Hedges, Szmodics, Brereton, Diaz, Gallagher
|rotherham united||3-2 (W)|
|West Ham||2(9)-(10)2 (W)|
|Hull City||0-1 (W)|
face to face
|Results of last 5 matches|
|Blackburn 0-2 Burnley|
|Burnley 1-0 Blackburn|
|Blackburn 0-1 Burnley|
|Blackburn 1-2 Burnley|
|Burnley 1-1 Blackburn|
Burnley vs Blackburn Rovers live schedule and fixture
The Championship match between Burnley and Blackburn Rovers will take place at Turf Moor on Sunday at 5 PM IST.
|Burnley vs Blackburn Rovers||key details|
|Kickoff times in the UK||12:30 PM|
|Kickoff time in India||5:00 p.m.|
Where to watch Burnley vs Blackburn Rovers?
For football fans in the UK, live coverage of the match will be available on Sky Go Extra, Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Ultra HD, Sky Sports Football and Talk Sports 2 Radio UK.