Tottenham vs Burnley: Premier League preview


ottenham take on relegation-threatened Burnley for the early kick-off this Sunday in a huge game at both ends of the table.

For the hosts, a victory will earn them at least a temporary elevation to fourth place having convincingly downed rivals Arsenal in Thursday’s north London derby. The Gunners travel to Newcastle on Monday.

A draw will take the wind out of Spurs’ sails with a defeat potentially ending their hopes of reaching the Champions League altogether.

Despite being massive underdogs, Burnley know any result would pour massive pressure on 18th-placed Leeds, who face Brighton shortly after this clash in north London.

Here is everything you need to know ahead of the game…

Date, kick-off time and venue

Tottenham vs Burnley is scheduled for a 12pm BST kick-off on Sunday, May 15, 2022.

Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London will host the match.

Where to watch Tottenham vs Burnley

TV channel: The match will be televised on BT Sport 1 and Ultimate, with coverage beginning at 11am.

Live stream: BT Sport subscribers will be able to watch the match online via the BT Sport website or app.

Live blog: You can follow all the action via Standard Sport’s live blog, with Dan Kilpatrick at the ground to provide expert analysis.

Tottenham vs Burnley team news

Spurs came through the north London derby without any fresh reported injuries.

But they remain without Cristian Romero, Sergio Reguilon, Matt Doherty, Oliver Skipp, Japhet Tanganga and Cristian Romero.

James Tarkowski is a doubt for Burnley along with Ben Mee, Jack Cork and Jay Rodriguez. Mate Vydra and Johann Berg Gudmundsson will miss the trip to the capital.

Caretaker boss Mike Jackson stated on Friday: “At the end of the day, for the players themselves – it’s their livelihood, their bodies, and I wouldn’t push or risk anyone to play when they’re injured. A lot of players play with knocks and niggles and if players are right to play and fit enough then they’re up for selection.”

Tottenham vs Burnley prediction

Burnley are desperate for points to beat the drop yet this is perhaps the wrong time to be arriving in Tottenham, with Spurs in fine form and with their own massive goal in sight.

A 2-0 Tottenham win.

Head to head (h2h) history and results

Burnley have not won away to Spurs since 1983.

Tottenham wins: 51

Draws: 28

Burnley wins: 42

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