BURNLEY vs MANCHESTER CITY – TEAM NEWS
Burnley defender Phil Bardsley is back in contention after missing the last three matches due to a cut leg, but striker Peter Crouch remains sidelined after a recent appendix operation. Winger Aaron Lennon (knee) is working his way back and midfielder Steven Defour (calf) is still out.
Manchester City will check on midfielder Fernandinho after he was substituted with a knee injury in Wednesday’s victory at Manchester United. Playmaker Kevin De Bruyne (hamstring) remains on the sidelines along with long-term casualty Claudio Bravo (Achilles).
Last season: Burnley 1 Man City 1, Man City 3 Burnley 0
Last five league matches: Burnley L W W W D; Man City W W W W W
Top scorers (all competitions): Chris Wood (Burnley) 13; Sergio Aguero (Man City) 30
Referee: Paul Tierney (Lancashire)