English Championship leaders Burnley will look to strengthen their push towards Premier League football as they prepare to host Sunderland in a league clash.
Burnley are on top of the Championship log with 83 points after 37 games. They have a 13 point advantage over second place Sheffield United and look all but certain to play in the Premier League next season.
Vincent Kompany’s side lost their last game in the FA Cup 6-0 against Manchester City, however, they have been in good form domestically. They have won their last two league games (against Hull City and Wigan Athletic) and are unbeaten in 17 league games. They have not lost a single league game since the start of 2023.
Sunderland are 11th with 14 wins after 38 games and have struggled with consistency. They are seven points behind sixth place Millwall who occupy the last promotion/playoff spot.
They are without a win in their last two games.
Latest Burnley results
Burnley’s last game was their 6-0 FA Cup quarter-final loss to Manchester City.
Burnley are without defeat in their last 17 league games and since the start of 2023.
Burnley last lost a league game when Sheffield United beat them 5-2 last November.
Latest Sunderland results
Sunderland’s last game was their 1-1 draw with Luton Town.
Sunderland have won one out of their last seven league games (against Norwich).
Sunderland have lost four out of their last six games.
Burnley will dominate from start to finish and record a convincing 3-1 victory. Sunderland could score a goal against the run of play.
Anytime Goal Scorers
Burnley-Nathan Tella- He is capable of scoring against any side in the Championship with 17 goals to his name so far this season. He will be keen to add on to this against Sunderland.
Sunderland- Amad Diallo- He has been very impressive for the Black Cats this season and a goal against the Clarets will increase his chances of playing Premier League football next season.
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