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Monday, 19 November, 2018

Burnley may benefit from Crystal Palace injuries

Clarets are great on the road

Matt Lowton celebrates Burnley's win at Everton
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Crystal Palace came closer than anyone to ending Manchester City’s unbeaten league run but injuries are mounting and they look too short at home to well-organised Burnley.

A run of just one defeat in 11 league games has dragged Palace away from the drop zone but injuries to influential midfielders Andros Townsend and Ruben Loftus-Cheek could prove costly.

The visitors' results have dipped but they boast the sixth-best away form in the division with draws at Tottenham, Liverpool and Manchester United illustrating their mettle, and they can claim at least a point at Selhurst Park.

Recommendation
Burnley or draw double chance
1pt 5-6 Betfair, Betway

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Team news
Crystal Palace
Jeffrey Schlupp and Andros Townsend are sidelined. Mamadou Sakho, Scott Dann, Joel Ward, Jason Puncheon and Connor Wickham are also out. Ruben Loftus-Cheek is unlikely to feature.

Burnley
New recruit Georges-Kevin N'Koudou is expected to feature but James Tarkowski, Ben Mee, Scott Arfield and Kevin Long require fitness tests. Chris Wood and left-back Stephen Ward are out.

Key stat
Burnley have won the last three Premier League meetings between the sides.


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Draws at Tottenham, Liverpool and Manchester United illustrate their mettle, and they can claim at least a point at Selhurst Park
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