Browsing: Turf Moor

The Blues needed just seven second-half minutes to take full advantage of the first-half reprieve handed to them by Burnley’s wastefulness, with Reece James’ slaloming, solo effort opening the floodgates before Kai Havertz’s double sealed the Chelsea victory with 35 minutes to spare.

The Gunners currently find themselves sixth in the rankings – two points worse off than fourth-placed West Ham United – while Sean Dyche’s men remain rooted to the bottom of the pile.

The Eagles have overcome Manchester City and Wolverhampton Wanderers in their last two matches to rise into 10th position in the table, while Burnley currently sit 18th, picking up just eight points from 11 games.

As the lowest survivors from last season, both teams will be keen to improve on their final positions, after the Clarets ended in 17th place, while the Seagulls finished one spot above them in 16th.