Burnley vs Sunderland Predictions

Jon Wilde 27 Aug 2019
  • Burnley vs Sunderland predictions for their Carabao Cup tie on Wednesday

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Burnley’s Kevin Long (left) and Phil Bardsley battle for the ball during a Europa League qualifying match (PA Images)

Burnley vs Sunderland Score Prediction

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Burnley vs Sunderland Match Info

Date: Wednesday August 28 2019
Kick-off time: 7.45pm BST
Venue: Turf Moor

Burnley vs Sunderland Head-To-Head Record

Last 4 matches

March 18 2017: Sunderland 0-0 Burnley
January 17 2017 (FA Cup 3rd round replay): Burnley 2-0 Sunderland
January 7 2017 (FA Cup 3rd round): Sunderland 0-0 Burnley
December 31 2016: Burnley 4-1 Sunderland

Total head-to-head matches played (all competitions): 116
Burnley wins: 38
Sunderland wins:46
Draws: 32

Burnley vs Sunderland Stats

  • This is the first ever League Cup tie between these clubs
  • They have met in 14 FA Cup matches, Sunderland winning five and Burnley four with five draws
  • Burnley are unbeaten in their last five home games against Sunderland

Burnley vs Sunderland Match Preview

Sunderland are on a roll against League One opposition but could find things a great deal tougher when they visit Burnley in the Carabao Cup on Wednesday.

The Black Cats were hugely disappointed to miss out on promotion last season after back-to-back relegations, losing the play-off final to Charlton with almost the final kick of normal time, but are going the right way about trying to put that right.

Jack Ross’ side are unbeaten this term and have won their last four matches, including their first-round tie in this competition 3-1 away to League One rivals Accrington Stanley.

Now they find themselves travelling to east Lancashire again, only this time it will be much more difficult against a Burnley side who have started the Premier League campaign promisingly without the distraction of the Europa League qualifiers they had 12 months ago.

The Clarets were only denied an excellent victory away to Wolves on Sunday by conceding a penalty equaliser seven minutes into stoppage time.

Sean Dyche is gradually increasing the strength in depth of his Burnley squad year on year and with the likes of Charlie Taylor and Matej Vydra likely to be given an opportunity to impress here, they are backed to progress comfortably to round three.

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    Burnley vs Sunderland Predictions

    Burnley vs Sunderland Match Info Date: Wednesday August 28 2019 Kick-off time: 7.45pm BST Venue: Turf Moor Burnley vs Sunderland Head-To-Head Record Last 4 matches March 18 2017: Sunderland 0-0 Burnley January 17 2017 (FA Cup 3rd round replay): Burnley 2-0 Sunderland January 7 2017 (FA Cup 3rd round): Sunderland 0-0 Burnley December 31 2016:…