Manchester City travel to Burnley this afternoon knowing a win will send them back to the top of the Premier League.
Pep Guardiola’s side went into the weekend at the summit but a 5-0 win for Liverpool over Huddersfield put the Reds back top.
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The reigning champions know that maximum points from their last three games will retain them the Premier League title.
But Burnley have a good record against sides near the top of the table and enter the match in high spirits after Monday night’s hard-fought draw at Chelsea, which saw them reach the 40-point mark.
And having been knocked out of the Champions League, Guardiola is likely to stick with a strong team for the trip to Turf Moor.
Burnley are winless in their last seven meetings with Man City in all competitions (D1 L6) since a 1-0 win in March 2015.
Burnley FC vs Man. City clash at Turf Moor Burnley kicks off at 2.05pm.
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BURNLEY FC VS MAN. CITY LINEUPS
BURNLEY FC (4-4-2) LINEUP
- Jóhann Berg Guðmundsson
- Ben Gibson
- Joe Hart
- Stephen Ward
- Matěj Vydra
- Kevin Long
- Anthony Driscoll-Glennon
MAN. CITY (4-5-1) LINEUP
- İ. Gündoğan
- John Stones
- Riyad Mahrez
- Nicolás Otamendi
- Gabriel Jesus
- Phil Foden
- Arijanet Muric
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