All the information as Sean Dyche’s Clarets travel to Goodison Park to take on the Toffees in search of a first away win of the season
BURNLEY travel to Goodison Park on Saturday as they continue to look for their first away win of the season.
The Clarets have impressed in the Premier League this season sitting pretty in 12th spot, and will look to spring a huge upset against Everton.
They are faced with the daunting task of keeping out Toffees hit-man Romelu Lukaku – who is the top scorer in the league this season with 23 goals, one more than the whole of the Middlesbrough squad.
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Ronald Koeman’s side have the chance to leapfrog Arsenal into sixth place with the Gunners not playing until Monday night.
Here’s all you need to know about the upcoming Premier League clash.
What time is Everton vs Burnley?
Everton host Burnley at Goodison Park on Saturday, April 15 with a 3pm kick- off time.
What TV channel is Everton vs Burnley?
Unfortunately, as the game is a 3pm kick-off on Saturday, it will not be shown on live TV.
However, you can watch all the highlights in BBC One’s Match of the Day programme, starting from 10.30pm on Saturday, April 15.
And of course, you can follow all the action in SunSport’s live blog, from around midday.
What is the latest Everton and Burnley team news?
The Toffees welcome back Ashely Williams from suspension, but first team stars such as Ramiro Funes Mori and James McCarthy remain out.
Sean Dyche is not expected to hand Johann Berg Gudmundsson a place in his squad despite the Icelandic star netting twice for the Burnley’s Under-23s midweek.
Midfielder Steven Defour has been passed fit ahead of the clash.
Who is definitely out for Everton?
Out: Yannick Bolasie, Ramiro Funes Mori, Seamus Coleman, Aaron Lennon, James McCarthy
Doubt: Muhamed Besic
Who is definitely out for Burnley?
Out: Dean Marney, Kevin Long
Doubts: Johann Berg Gudmundsson (major), Steven Defour
- Everton have won both of their previous Premier League home games against Burnley, keeping a clean sheet each time.
- Burnley won the reverse of this fixture 2-1 thanks to Scott Arfield’s 90th minute strike. They’ve not done the league double over Everton since the 1959/60 campaign, when they won the top-flight.
- The Clarets have had a player sent off in both of their previous Premier League visits to Goodison Park (Stephen Jordan in December 2009 and Ashley Barnes in April 2015).
- Romelu Lukaku (23 goals) currently has more Premier League goals than Middlesbrough overall (22 goals). The last player to score more goals than an entire team in a Premier League season was Luis Suarez (31 goals) in 2013-14; three more than Norwich City (28 goals).
- In 2017, Lukaku (13 goals from 42 shots) has scored more Premier League goals than opponents Burnley (11 goals from 146 shots).
- Romelu Lukaku has scored in all eight of Everton’s competitive matches at Goodison Park in 2017; seven Premier League games and one in the FA Cup.
- Burnley have won just four points in 16 Premier League away matches this season (W0 D4 L12) – the only team in the top four tiers of English football to have won fewer away from home in league competition this season are Rotherham (1).
- Tom Heaton has made the most saves in the Premier League this season (120), while Burnley have allowed their opponents a league-high 573 shots in total.
- Everton have scored 26 goals in seven Premier League games at Goodison Park in 2017 – one more than they netted in 18 Premier League home matches in 2016 (25).
- Ross Barkley is the leading English player in the Premier League for assists (8) and chances created (73) this season. He’s assisted three league goals for Lukaku since the start of February – the same tally he had in the competition for the Belgian before then.