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BBC pundit makes prediction for Chelsea vs Burnley clash

Published: Updated: 07:55, 29 Mar 2024
Chris Sutton has predicted a easy 2-0 win for Chelsea

Premier League matches are back in action after the international break, and this weekend sees Chelsea welcoming Burnley to Stamford Bridge. With the Blues currently sitting 11th in the division table, a win could see them rise as high as seventh place. BBC pundit Chris Sutton has made his predictions for this match-up, favoring a comfortable home win for Chelsea over relegation candidates Burnley.

It's been some time since Chelsea was last seen in league action. Despite their current standing, there is still an opportunity for Mauricio Pochettino’s side to salvage some pride this season. The team has collected two wins and two draws from their previous four Premier League matches - a trend they'll need to maintain and build upon until the end of the season if they hope to improve their position.

The Blues are currently at 11th place which doesn't fully reflect their potential. With games in hand, a victory could propel them up to seventh place - an impressive leap that would certainly boost morale within the squad and among fans alike.

Sutton thinks Chelsea too strong for Burnley

BBC pundit Chris Sutton has released his regular batch of pre-match predictions for upcoming league fixtures today. For Saturday afternoon's clash between Chelsea and Burnley at Stamford Bridge, he predicts a comfortable home win for the Blues against relegation-threatened Burnley.

Sutton's prediction aligns with recent performances by both teams; while Chelsea have shown resilience with two wins and two draws from their last four matches, Burnley are struggling near the bottom of the table.

Chris Sutton, BBC pundit, said:

“I really cannot win with Burnley, who beat Brentford at Turf Moor last time out after I had given up on them ever getting anything at home,”

“I don’t seem to do much better with Chelsea, whose inconsistency for most of this season has made predicting their results very difficult, but I am pretty confident I will be right about them this time. Recent results for Mauricio Pochettino’s side have actually been a lot more steady and, with the FA Cup semi-finals to come, they can still finish a disappointing season on a positive note.

“Chelsea were too strong for Burnley earlier in the season, and I am expecting the same story at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea need to take all points to climb up the table

As we look forward to Saturday afternoon’s match-up between these two sides at Stamford Bridge, all eyes will be on whether or not Mauricio Pochettino’s side can secure another crucial victory. A win would not only boost their standing in the league but also provide a much-needed morale boost for the team and fans alike.

While predictions are just that - predictions, they do offer an insight into potential outcomes based on current form and standings. As sports fans and sports betting enthusiasts, these insights can be valuable tools in understanding the dynamics of upcoming matches. So let's wait to see if Chris Sutton's prediction comes true this Saturday!

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