The Clarets launch their FA Cup campaign trying to find a Turf Moor tonic.
A tricky festive period left Sean Dyche’s men pointless from three defeats within the Premier League.
A third-round game against Peterborough United therefore offers a potentially welcome change of scene.
And after struggling for home form in recent weeks, the prospect of starting a cup run against League One opposition
also provides the prospect to regain momentum at the beginning of 2020.
Maintaining Premier League status remains the Clarets’ priority with a testing run to return against Chelsea, Leicester City, Manchester United and Arsenal.
Peterborough even have eyes on their league programme as they appear to recover from three defeats of their own to sustain a promotion challenge.
The ‘Posh’ have only made it to round four of the Cup twice in 11 years.
But among those hoping for a confidence-boosting upset is former Clarets’ midfielder George Boyd.
Burnley are arguably at their best on home soil.
Considering the evident difference in stature of the teams involved also , Peterborough’s chances of progression are certainly looking bleak.
Burnley vs Blackpool Team News
Burnley are yet to make sure consistency within the ir Premier League campaign and are currently dwelling in the bottom half the ladder.
The hosts were on a two-match streak once they took on Aston Villa earlier within the week and can be hoping for a way brighter run in the FA Cup this season.
Meanwhile, Peterborough booked their berth within the Round of 32 after thrashing three unanswered goals past Dover reception .
The visitors were certainly much the higher side therein latter matchup, leaving their counterparts struggling to seek out even a consolation goal.
Be that because it may, the away side haven’t been faring well since, and have only one win to boast of from their last six games altogether competitions.
Furthermore, the guests haven’t secured the bragging rights in any of their past two visits to Turf Moor.
To make matters worse, Peterborough have tasted success just one occasion in their previous ten outings.
Taking under consideration that the visitors also are a part of a far less competitive domestic campaign,
calculate Burnley to be too hot to handle for the away side during this one.
Additionally, there are no dearth of goals in their previous h2h meetings.
Their last encounter with one another here, especially , witnessed a combined total of seven goals on the charts.
Moreover, half the past six fixtures at this stadium have became high scoring affairs.
as long as Peterborough have conceded twelve goals from their previous six outings alone,
it’s certainly well reasonably to expect over 2.5 goals this Saturday.
Burnley vs Blackpool Head to Head (h2h)
Their previous encounter led to a 2-2 draw.
All but one among their past four fixtures have featured over 2.5 goals on the ultimate scorecards.
Both teams have found the rear of internet together in each of their last four meetings.
None of their previous four clashes have finished as a stalemate.
Peterborough have registered the win just one occasion in their past four games. (W-1, D-2, L-1)
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