Pundits agree on Aston Villa vs Burnley prediction as relegation fight goes to the wire. Aston Villa vs Burnley live stream: How to watch Premier League fixture online and on TV tonight.
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Premier League legends Alan Shearer and Ian Wright have predicted the outcome of Aston Villa's tie with Burnley on Thursday night.
The two sides face off in the penultimate game of the season with the Clarets set to be battling relegation into the final weekend. Villa, on the other hand, have little to play for, with European qualification out of reach while they are also in no danger of dropping down a division.
Burnley are currently third from bottom in the table, one point behind Leeds United but with a game in hand. A point at Villa Park would pull the Lancashire outfit out of the dropzone heading into this weekend's decisive round of matches.
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Shearer believes that is exactly Villa's encounter with Burnley will turn out, with the former Newcastle United striker predicting a stalemate in the rearranged fixture. The Match of the Day pundit believes that Mike Jackson's side will stay up, spelling trouble for Leeds, who face Brentford on the final day.
“I really worry for Leeds,” Shearer told Premier League Productions, via HITC. “I don’t see them getting anything at Brentford, such is the confidence at Brentford and that ground. The atmosphere they are going to generate.
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Burnley cannot afford a slip-up as they take on Aston Villa in the Premier League on Thursday.
The Clarets sit third-bottom of the table and are in dire need of three points as they approach the penultimate game of the season.
Ahead of the game, GOAL brings you everything you need to know, including how to watch, team news, odds and more.
Sky Sports Premier League is showing Aston Villa vs Burnley live on TV in the United Kingdom (UK) and the game can also be streamed live online using Sky Go.
Aston Villa are favourites to beat Burnley at 21/20 with Sportsbet.io. At 8/3 to win, Burnley are considered underdogs.
Aston Villa star Ollie Watkins is 5/1 to be the game's first goalscorer, while Danny Ings is rated 11/2.
Burnley have scored in five of their last six matches, while both teams have scored in Villa's last three matches. You can get odds of 4/5 for both teams to score in this match.
Burnley fans would have been left thoroughly concerned on Sunday after Leeds’ stoppage time equaliser against Brighton dropped Mike Jackson’s side into the relegation zone.
Burnley now need at least one point from their final two Premier League games of the season if they are to avoid the drop.
Aston Villa's next Premier League fixture and final home game of the season against Burnley has now been selected for television coverage by Sky Sports.
The game will kick off at 8pm on Thursday 19th May as Steven Gerrard lines his side up to face Mike Jackson's relegation-battling Burnley squad for the second time in two weeks.
Villa's second meeting against the Clarets this season arrives just 12 days after playing them for the first time, as Villa beat Burnley 3-1 at Turf Moor on the 7th May. The congestion of the games arrives due to a fixture rearrangement in December, as the initial matchup was postponed following an outbreak of COVID-19 cases within the Burnley squad at the time.
The fixture could play a major role in the fight for survival within the top flight of English football, as Burnley occupy the final relegation spot but remain just one point adrift of Leeds United with a game in hand.