Burnley v Arsenal: match preview

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Mikel Arteta said Arsenal’s 1-0 win over Norwich was the climax of “the best week” of his career, so victory at Burnley – winless in their last 12 league games at home – would represent some epochal new lifetime high. Emile Smith Rowe could come into Arteta’s first XI after impressing as a substitute last Saturday. The big question for Sean Dyche, fresh from signing a new four-year contract, is whether to hand exciting left-back/winger Maxwel Cornet a debut as he searches for a first league win. It would be a risky, daring and intriguing move. Charlie Taylor at left-back it is then. Alex Reid

Saturday 3pm

Venue Turf Moor

Last season Burnley 1 Arsenal 1

Referee Anthony Taylor

This season G4 Y10 R1 2.75 cards/game

Odds H 3-1 A Evens D 13-5


Subs from Hennessey, Norris, Collins, Pieters, Rodriguez, Bardsley, Vydra, Thomas, Cornet

Doubtful Collins (match fitness)

Injured Roberts (groin, 30 Sep), Stephens (ankle, unknown), Long (calf, unknown)

Suspended None

Discipline Y7 R0


Leading scorers Mee, Tarkowski, Wood 1


Subs from Leno, Okonkwo, Chambers, Soares, Mari, Tavares, Kolasinac, Maitland-Niles, Smith Rowe, Lacazette, Balogun, Martinelli, Nketiah

Doubtful None

Injured Elneny (hamstring, 26 Sep), Holding (knee, 26 Sep)

Suspended Xhaka (second of three)

Discipline Y6 R1


Leading scorer Aubameyang 1

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