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2019/2020

Burnley

In


Erik Pieters (def) Stoke City; Ryan Cooney (def) Bury; Jay Rodriguez (att) WBA; Bailey Peacock-Farrell (gk) Leeds;

Out


Tom Heaton (r) (gk) Aston Villa; Stephen Ward (sp) (def) Stoke City; Peter Crouch (sp) (att) end of career; Anders Lindegaard (gk) Helsingborg; Aiden O'Neill (mid) Brisbane Roar;

Burnley flirted with danger for most of last season, but in the end 2 short winning streaks in spring were just about enough to keep Dyche’s team in the top flight. The Clarets are known for their ruthless and uncompromising style of play that includes regular use of brutal force, with Dyche not making any excuses and preaching this type of football. Recent analyses of Burnley from last season revealed that if VAR was used Dyche’s men would have been punished with 5 more red cards and would have been awarded 11 more penalties against them. All this suggests that with the overdue arrival of VAR this term Burnley will start struggling if they don’t change their ways. No sign of such thing happening and Dyche continues signing and using players that fit his philosophy. Youngster McNeil had breakthrough spring, helped by injuries to Brady and Gudmundsson, which is likely to see him retaining starting role in the team. Up front giant Wood is the main source of goals, while Defour hopes to be much better health-wise after ruined last season. Departure of captain Heaton means that Pope and Hart will be battling it for the right to start between the posts, with the former seen as Burnley’s new number one in the long term. Not likely to change much their style and even if not pleasant to watch Burnley always guarantee to try and compensate for their lesser technical abilities with hard work, dedication and the odd ruthless tackle!

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Staying in division is the goal, but old-fashion style of play unlikely to sit well with introduction of VAR and avoiding relegation will be seen as surprise.

Season Review
2018/2019

№15: Burnley

Burnley had a difficult campaign that saw them flirting with danger for long, but eventually doing just about enough to avoid relegation. It was expected for the Clarets to struggle early on as their small squad found it impossible to manage both Europa League games and domestic fixtures. Luckily for Burnley they couldn’t even make the group stage in Europe, but still the exhaustion in the summer months impacted the first 15 rounds in the Premier League. With just 2 wins and 10 defeats in those first 15 games, Burnley found themselves sitting last at the beginning of December. The main issue was the lack of clean sheets, with the Clarets nowhere near as effective defensively as they were in previous years. The turning point for Burnley was the final game of 2018 when they beat West Ham 2:0 to start an eight-game unbeaten run (5 wins and 3 draws), which saw them not just leave last place but by the end of February exit the relegation zone altogether. From that point on it was all about doing the bare minimum to stay above Cardiff, with the crucial result for survival being the 2:0 home win vs. Cardiff in round 34. Youngster McNeil had a breakthrough season on the left wing, but the most reliable player throughout the campaign was inner midfielder Westwood, who made the season-long absence of Defour go almost unnoticed. With the introduction of VAR from next season the ugly defensive approach Burnley are known for will start hurting them much more, and the Clarets need to worry a lot about their safety in 2019/20.


Player of the Season: Ashley Westwood

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