VENUE: Turf Moor
Burnley welcomes West Ham United at Turf Moor in round eight of the English premier league both sides eager to return from the international break with a win.
Burnley would be especially keen to bag the maximum points at their backyard to appease their native faithful.
Simon Dysche charges would be in high spirits coming into the match after piping Everton 1-0 away from home in their last premier league outing and nothing but victory will be in mind of the clarets.
The home currently lies an impressive sixth position with twelve points from seven matches one point behind fifth and fourth placed Arsenal and Chelsea a win could see them sneak into the top four if the two land giants slip in match day eight.
The hosts have registered mixed results in their last five matches managing two wins, two draws and one defeat heading into the clash against West Ham.
Simon Dyche would be counting on his side water tight defense and sharp attack to have the edge over their visitors.
West Ham hit the road for nervy trip to face a tricky Burnley side hoping for nothing less than the maximum points.
The hammers will be keen to build up on their 1-0 win over Swansea in last premier league match before the international break and gun down their hosts.
Slaven Bilic will be keen to see his side who currently lie fifteenth in the premier league standings with seven points from seven matches pick up the three points to quickly climb the ladder to their target Europa League position.
The visitors have been in decent form in their last five matches managing three wins, one draw and one defeat in their last five matches heading into the clash.
The away team would be counting on Mexican hitman Javier ‘’ Chicharito’’ Hernandez to find the goals upfront with predatory instincts and eye for goal to torment the hosts defense in quest for the vital points.
West Ham will be without center back Doneil Henry due to injury while Burnley will miss the services of goalkeeper Tom Heaton due to a shoulder injury for the clash.
West Ham have won all five meetings between the two sides
Burnley probable line-up- Pope, Lowton, Tarkowski, Ward, Mee, Cork, Brady, Defour, Gudmundsson, Woods, Vokes
West Ham probable line-up- Hart, Zabaleta, Reid, Fonte, Cresswell, Kouyate, Antonio, Noble, Obiang, Chicharito, Carroll