BURNLEY return to Premier League action over the weekend as they head to the Midlands to take on Brendan Rodgers’ Leicester City.

Sean Dyche’s men enter the game on the back of a 4-1 win against Rochdale in the Carabao Cup on Tuesday night, with Jay Rodriguez scoring all four goals.

The Clarets are still searching for their first league win of the season, having taken one point from their opening five matches.

Here is everything you need to know about the game.

When and where is the game being played?

The Premier League clash takes place at the King Power Stadium on Saturday afternoon (KO 3pm). The Clarets have received an allocation of 1,287 tickets for the game.

Team news

Burnley midfielder Josh Brownhill is back in training after missing the win against Rochdale on Tuesday night.

Wayne Hennessey is back in contention following an ankle problem, while Connor Roberts and Kevin Long are nearing returns.

Leicester defender Jonny Evans could feature after recovering from a foot injury, having managed 90 minutes in the Carabao Cup earlier in the week.

Opposition lowdown

The Foxes finished fifth in the Premier League last season, narrowly missing out on Champions League qualification.

Leicester brought in several new faces in the transfer window including Patson Daka, Boubakary Soumare, Jannik Vestergaard and Ademola Lookman.

Rodgers’ men are currently 12th in the league table, having picked up six points from their opening five league fixtures.

The Midlands outfit recorded a 2-0 win at Millwall on Wednesday night, with Lookman and Kelechi Iheanacho getting on the scoresheet.


  • Burnley have faced Leicester 116 times in their history, with a record of 46 wins, 32 draws and 38 wins
  • Their last win in the fixture came in January 2020 when Chris Wood and Ashley Westwood were on target in a 2-1 victory at Turf Moor

Last meeting

The points were shared when the sides last met in the top-flight back in March following a 1-1 draw in East Lancashire.

The Clarets took an early lead when Matej Vydra pounced on a defensive error and provided a composed finish.

Iheanacho got the visitors back on level terms just after the half-hour mark with an emphatic volley from Wilfred Ndidi’s lofted pass.

How to follow the action

While Saturday’s game isn’t available to watch on TV for UK Viewers, live commentary from the King Power Stadium is available on Clarets+.