Chelsea is currently in first place in the Premier League. So far, they’ve played ten games, winning eight, drawing one, and losing only one, totaling 25 points. They have won four games in a row in the Premier League, defeating Newcastle United, Southampton, Brentford, and Norwich City. With 12 points from five games, they hold the best home record in the league. They’ve averaged 2.6 goals per game and have only allowed three goals while keeping seven clean sheets. Reece James, a right defender, leads the team in goals scored with four, while Ben Chilwell, Mason Mount, and Romelu Lukaku each have three. Mason Mount is doubtful for the Burnley clash and Romelu Lukaku, Timo Werner, Christian Pulisic and Mateo Kovacic will be absent.
Burnley is currently in 18th place in the table, with only seven points after ten games. So far in the league, they have one win, four ties, and only five losses. They are coming off a 3-1 Premier League victory over Brentford at the weekend. They are in the relegation zone, along with Norwich City and Newcastle United. With only two ties and three losses on the road, they have a poor record on the road. So far, they’ve scored ten goals while allowing as many as 16 goals. Maxwell Cornet, who has four goals to his name, is the team’s top scorer. Freddie Woodman along with Paul Dummett will be out of the Chelsea clash as they are suffering from muscle and calf injury respectively.