Chelsea vs Burnley LIVE Football Score 5 Mar 2022


Chelsea vs Burnley LIVE Football Score 5 Mar 2022

Match Info

NAME: Burnley – Chelsea
DATE: 5 Mar 2022
TIME: 15:00 UTC
VENUE: Turf Moor, Burnley, England

About the match

Chelsea haven’t played a Premier League game in two weeks. But they remain third in the Premier League table with 50 points from 25 games. They have two games in hand over Manchester United, who are presently fourth with 47 points.

Thomas Tuchel’s men have fared well on the road this term, taking home 27 points from 13 away Premier League games so far.

Burnley vs Chelsea Head-to-Head and Key Numbers

  • Chelsea have lost just one of their last 15 Premier League games against Chelsea. It came at Stamford Bridge in the opening weekend of the 2017-18 season.
  • Chelsea have played seven Premier League away games against Burnley. They’ve won six of them and drawn one.
  • The reverse fixture between the two sides ended 1-1. If Burnley do not lose on Saturday, it will be the first time that they’ve managed to avoid defeat in both league meetings with Chelsea since 1970-71.
  • In 14 of their 15 Premier League games against Burnley, Chelsea have scored in the first half.
  • Burnley have scored six goals and conceded four in their last two Premier League home games played at 3 pm on a Saturday. They beat Brentford 3-1 before drawing 3-3 with Crystal Palace.

Burnley vs Chelsea Prediction

Burnley and Chelsea have multiple injury concerns heading into the game. The likes of Dale Stephens, Erik Pieters, Johann Berg Gudmundsson and Dale Stephens are all unavailable for Burnley. Ben Mee is also a dooubt.

Meanwhile, Chelsea could be without Andreas Christensen, Cesar Azplicueta, Hakim Ziyech and Trevor Chalobah. Ben Chilwell is a long-term absentee and is out for the rest of the season.

The match could be tightly contested as Burnley have shown what they’re capable of in recent weeks. Chelsea, despite their upturn in form, have looked vulnerable.

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