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01 Dec 2017 by TSZ

Premier League In Focus – Leicester vs Burnley Preview

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When? Saturday 2nd December, 15:00 (UK)

Where? King Power Stadium

What channel is it on? Leicester vs Burnley will not be televised live in the UK

Are tickets still available?

Leicester - https://tickets.lcfc.com/en-GB/events/leicester%20city%20v%20burnley/2017-12-2_15.00/king%20power%20stadium

Burnley – SOLD OUT

STATS & FACTS
Head-to-head – last five meetings: Leicester W3, Burnley W1, D1
Head-to-head – Premier League meetings: Leicester W34, Burnley W44, D30
Head-to-head – all-time meetings: Leicester W34, Burnley W44, D30

Leicester have only lost one of their last eleven meetings with Burnley in all competitions.

Leicester have the fourth lowest average possession in the Premier League this season at 43.7% while Burnley have the second lowest at 43.2%

Riyad Mahrez has been involved in five goals in his last seven Premier League appearances (three goals, two assists).

Jamie Vardy has scored seven of Leicester’s 17 goals in the Premier League this season; he has made a 37% contribution in terms of their total goals in this campaign.

Since Claude Puel has taken charge of Leicester, the former Southampton boss has picked up eight points from a possible 15; A record of two wins, two draws and one defeat.

Burnley have won four and lost two of their last six matches, picking up 12 points from a possible 18. This puts them in sixth place in the Premier League current form table.

Burnley have won the most aerial duels per game in the Premier League this season; on average they show their mid-air supremacy 22.9 times per game.

Burnley recorded their fourth away win of the season against Bournemouth on Wednesday night, their highest tally in a Premier League campaign.

That win at the Vitality Stadium also meant that it was only the second time Burnley have won successive away games in the Premier League, last doing so in May 2015.

Robbie Brady’s goal against Bournemouth was his first in 25 Premier League matches; his last goal came back in February of this year in a 1-1 home draw with Chelsea.

MEMORABLE MEETING
Leicester’s defence of the Premier League title was certainly one to forget but September 2016 would bring one of the few highlights of last season. That being a 3-0 home win against Burnley with Islam Slimani scoring twice that afternoon.


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