Burnley v Crystal Palace – 101 Great Goals prediction: Burnley 1-0 Crystal Palace
Many feared for Burnley this season. After three matches, the Clarets have already allayed many of those concerns.
Burnley beat Chelsea at Stamford Bridge in week one, while last time out they claimed an injury time equaliser against Tottenham.
As for Crystal Palace, 2017-18 has so far been a disaster.
Pointless and goalless, will Frank De Boer be fired if Palace lose again?
Burnley v Crystal Palace betting tips
Burnley are big favourites to win at 11/8 with Bet365.
The draw is 9/4, while a Crystal Palace away win is priced at 12/5.
Back Chris Wood to score Burnley’s only goal in a 1-0 win at 18/1.
Burnley v Crystal Palace: Premier League preview
Sunday’s action in the Premier League starts at Turf Moor as Burnley welcome Crystal Palace.
Burnley are looking comfortable in 10th spot in the division, while the Eagles already look like relegation candidates sitting second bottom with zero points on the board.
Palace have lost all three matches in the league so far. Huddersfield won 3-0 at Selhurst Park, Palace lost 1-0 at Liverpool, while last time out Swansea won 2-0 away from home.
There’s also little cheer at Palace after the summer transfer window.
The Eagles are in desperate need of a new striker and a new centre-mid, but the club failed to fill those voids.
Burnley, meanwhile, only made modest moves in the window, but the signing of Chris Wood from Leeds United already looks like a great piece of business.
Burnley team news v Crystal Palace: Chris Wood’s home debut
Nahki Wells joined Burnley from Huddersfield on transfer deadline day, but he’s out for while following summer surgery.
Dean Marney will also miss the Palace game with a knee injury, while Jeff Hendrick is a doubt with a thigh problem.
Aside from that, Sean Dyche has a full squad to pick from.
Chris Wood should make his first Premier League start on Sunday. But will he play instead of Sam Vokes or as his strike partner?
Goalie Tom Heaton will again marshal the Burnley defence, and they’ll be looking to record their first clean sheet of the season.
Crystal Palace team news v Burnley: Wilfried Zaha still out
As Palace fans hope that Christian Benteke will open his account for the season against Burnley, will he get the right service?
The Eagles will once again be without their best player Wilfried Zaha this weekend.
Mamadou Sakho is also unlikely to feature following his deadline day move from Liverpool. The French defender isn’t match fit.