Burnley take on Ipswich

Image for Burnley take on Ipswich

Burnley take on Ipswich this afternoon, looking to continue their excellent recent form, just after Steve Cotterill picked up his Manager of the Month award for the Championship.

Both teams have beaten Luton in the last few days, the Clarets winning 2-0 at Kenilworth Road, with Ipswich recording a 5-0 home thrashing. They also recorded a 1-1 draw at Plymouth in midweek.

Vital Quotes:

‘I felt we had another tough month and, coupled with the injuries we had in the squad, that has probably made it a bigger achievement.

‘That is all credit to my players though and I would like to dedicate the award to them’ Clarets Manager Steve Cotterill on his Manager of the Month award for October.

Burnley Team News:

Captain Wayne Thomas faces a late fitness test on the knee injury which forced him out of the win at Luton. Garreth O’Connor and Gifton Noel-Williams should return after flu. McGreal is out for another month.

Player to watch: Andy Gray

The striker is in top form.

Ipswich Town Team News:

Striker Darryl Knights is included in the Ipswich squad, with Billy Clarke doubtful with a knee injury.

If Clarke is ruled out, Gary Roberts or Danny Haynes is likely to partner Alan Lee. Jon Macken and keeper Lewis Price are out while Fabian Wilnis is banned.

Player to watch: Alan Lee

A former Claret with a point to prove.

Match Facts & Stats

Match Prediction:

Burnley 2-1 Ipswich

Next Fixtures:

Share this article