MX23RW : Friday, December 14 03:43:08
Apr 19, 2018 at 7.45pm UK at ​Turf Moor
Attendance: 21,264
Burnley
1-2
Chelsea
Barnes (64')
FT(HT: 0-1)
Long (20' og.), Moses (69')

Team News: Olivier Giroud heads up much-changed Chelsea side at Burnley

Team News: Giroud leads Chelsea attack at Burnley
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Olivier Giroud leads the Chelsea attack as one of six changes to the Blues starting XI for Thursday night's Premier League trip to Burnley.

Antonio Conte has made six changes to the Chelsea starting XI for Thursday night's Premier League trip to Burnley.

Antonio Rudiger returns in defence while Victor Moses, Pedro, Tiemoue Bakayoko and Olivier Giroud are also named in the starting lineup for the visitors.

Emerson Palmieri is handed his first league start, replacing the suspended Marcos Alonso, while Cesc Fabregas, Eden Hazard and Willian are all on the bench.

As for Burnley, Sean Dyche keeps an unchanged starting XI from the one that claimed a 2-1 win over Leicester City at the weekend.

Burnley: Pope, Lowton, Tarkowski, Long, Ward, Lennon, Westwood, Cork, Berg Gudmundsson, Wood, Barnes
Subs: Heaton, Taylor, Marney, Vokes, Hendrick, Wells, Bardsley

Chelsea: Courtois; Azpilicueta, Cahill, Rudiger; Moses Kante, Bakayoko, Emerson; Pedro, Morata, Giroud
Subs: Caballero, Christensen, Zappacosta, Fabregas, Barkley, Willian, Hazard

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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Liverpool1613303462842
2Manchester CityMan City1613214593641
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs16120430161436
4Chelsea16104233132034
5Arsenal16104235201534
6Manchester UnitedMan Utd167542826226
7Everton166642319424
8Bournemouth167272526-123
9Leicester CityLeicester166462120122
10Wolverhampton WanderersWolves166461719-222
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham166372325-221
12Watford166372023-321
13Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton166371922-321
14Cardiff CityCardiff1642101530-1514
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle163491322-913
16Crystal Palace1633101323-1012
17Burnley1633101532-1712
18Huddersfield TownHuddersfield1624101027-1710
19Southampton161691330-179
20Fulham1623111640-249

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