January 23, 2022 | News | No Comments
class=”article_teaser__2t5do”>The Blues were frustrated by Wolves and Al Hain-Cole thinks Thomas Tuchel's side could be in for more of the same against the Clarets
Thomas Tuchel will be hoping to secure his first win as Chelsea manager when Burnley visit Stamford Bridge in Saturday’s Premier League clash.
The former Paris Saint-Germain boss oversaw a frustrating 0-0 draw at home to Wolverhampton Wanderers in his first game in charge on Wednesday.
Chelsea vs Burnley latest odds
However, his side are clear 1/3 (1.33) favourites with bet365 to get off the mark with a sixth win in seven against this opposition.
The Clarets come into this match on the back of a three-game winning streak and are available at 17/2 (9.50) to cause an upset by coming out on top in west London.
Two of the hosts’ last three home games in the league have resulted in draws, and you can get odds of 4/1 (5.00) on them being held to another stalemate in this one.
Chelsea vs Burnley team news
N’Golo Kante is available once again after returning to training following a hamstring injury, giving the new boss a fully fit squad to choose from.
Josh Brownhill will face a late fitness test after being forced off in Tuesday’s victory over Aston Villa, while Charlie Taylor is also doubtful.
Chelsea vs Burnley preview
After starting his Premier League career with a frustrating 90 minutes against Wolves, the Blues’ German boss is unlikely to find things too much easier against another tough opponent.
Sean Dyche’s men are in confident spirits after successive league wins over Liverpool and high-flying Villa, and have only conceded eight goals in their last 12 matches in all competitions.
On current form, they will certainly back themselves to make life difficult for a home side that has found the net just five times in six matches in the league and only twice in three attempts on home turf.
On the other hand, it is hard to see the guests posing too much of a threat at the other end of the pitch after finding the net just twice in eight league away games and only five times in 10 in total – a league low.
Chelsea vs Burnley predictions
All things considered, odds of 11/10 (2.10) are not to be missed on Burnley ensuring under 2.5 goals for their ninth league game in 11 and Chelsea’s fifth in six.
All odds correct at time of writing. Please gamble responsibly.
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