Is Burnley vs Leicester on TV tonight? Kick-off time, channel and how to watch Premier League fixture

Youri Tielemans celebrates with Wilfred Ndidi, Jamie Vardy, Ricardo Pereira and Timothy Castagne

Leicester travel to Burnley with a string of injuries threatening to derail their push for a top four finish and qualification for next season’s Champions League.

Brendan Rodgers’ side were beaten soundly by Arsenal last weekend, and have now added Harvey Barnes to a growing injury list.

The Clarets also suffered a heavy defeat at the hands of Tottenham, inspired by the resurgent Gareth Bale.

The Foxes ran out 4-2 winners in the first meeting between the sides earlier in the season.

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Dyche has been discussing the impact of the intense schedule this season, which he claims has limited the potential to implement creative training methods with the Clarets this season: “Managers used to have real free rein and trust.

“Now it’s slightly different. Not so much here, because I’ve been here a long time, but directors of football want to know your training schedules and what you’re doing. If you say you’re going down the Trent for an ice cream I’m not sure that always goes down well, although ironically sometimes it is needed to deload the players.

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“Now it is more of a professional relentlessness. This is what you get paid for, this is your job, this is this is the schedule and these are the challenges. Buckle up and get on with it, end of.”

Here’s everything you need to know about the game at the Turf Moor:

When is it? 

The fixture will kick-off at 6pm GMT at the Turf Moor in Burnley.

How can I watch it? 

The match is live on Sky Sports Main Event / Sky Sports Premier League / Sky Sports Ultra HD with coverage starting from 17:30 GMT.

What is the team news? 

Chris Wood and Dale Stephens returned as second-half substitutes against Tottenham at the weekend, but Erik Pieters, Johann Berg Gudmundsson, Robbie Brady and Ashley Barnes remained sidelined.

Brady and Berg Gudmundsson were “close”, which means they are the most likely of that quartet to return.

Wood is therefore a contender to start after returning against Spurs,

Winger Harvey Barnes (knee) is the latest to be forced onto the sidelines after he was injured during the defeat to Arsenal, although defender Jonny Evans should be able to feature having also limped off with a calf problem.

James Maddison (hip), Ayoze Perez (knee), Wes Morgan (back), James Justin (knee), Dennis Praet and Wesley Fofana (both hamstring) are all out. Jamie Vardy is not 100 per cent either, but he should push through to play here.

Predicted line-ups: 

Burnley predicted XI: Pope; Lowton, Tarkowski, Mee, Taylor; Brownhill, Westwood, Stephens, McNeil; Wood, Rodriguez

Leicester predicted XI: Schmeichel; Castagne, Evans, Soyuncu, Thomas; Ndidi, Tielemans; Pereira, Under, Albrighton; Vardy

Provisional squads:

Burnley provisional squad: Pope, Pieters, Lowton, Tarkowski, Mee, Cork, Taylor, McNeil, Westwood, Vydra, Peacock-Farrell, Bardsley, Long, Dunne, Brady, Berg Gudmundsson, Stephens, Driscoll-Glennon, Benson, Rodriguez, Mumbongo, Brownhill, Wood.

Leicester provisional squad: Schmeichel, Ward, Jakupovic, Fuchs, Soyuncu, Evans, Daley-Campbell, Pereira, Castagne, Thomas, Choudhury, Tavares, Ndidi, Tielemans, Mendy, Amartey, Albrighton, Under, Vardy, Iheanacho.


Burnley: 3/1

Draw: 9/4

Leicester: EVENS


With Leicester down to the bare bones and the Clarets eager to bounce back after their humbling at the hands of a Gareth Bale inspired Spurs, we expect a strong reaction from the hosts, which could be enough to earn a result here. The Foxes still have quality, but we’ll lean towards the sides sharing the points. 1-1.

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