Burnley v Leicester preview: Islam Slimani missing for the Foxes
Last Updated: 31/01/17 4:22pm
Leicester will still be without Islam Slimani for Tuesday's Premier League clash at Burnley after he returned from AFCON with injury.
Slimani picked up a groin strain playing for Algeria, and will not feature as the champions look for their first away win of the season.
Leicester are currently 15th, just five points above the drop zone, and go to a Burnley side who have won three of their last five Premier League games.
Leonardo Ulloa, a transfer target for Sunderland, will not be involved either as he is nursing a thigh problem.
Burnley boss Sean Dyche does not expect any fresh injury concerns. Scott Arfield and Johan Berg Gudmundsson showed no ill effects following their respective returns in Saturday's 2-0 FA Cup win over Bristol City.
Tom Heaton and Jeff Hendrick are among those set to be restored to the Clarets' starting line-up but Dean Marney is out with an anterior ligament injury.
Burnley are winless in their last 10 league encounters with Leicester City (W0 D3 L7).
The Foxes have won on each of their last four visits to Turf Moor, keeping a clean sheet in the last three.
Leicester City have won all five Premier League games that they have been leading in this season and are the only side yet to surrender any points from winning positions.
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Burnley are the only team yet to win a point from a losing position in the Premier League this season, losing all 12 games they've been behind in.
Burnley have won a higher proportion of their all-time Premier League points in home matches than any other team (78.7% - 70/89 points won at Turf Moor).
The Clarets have already won more points at home this season (25) than any newly promoted side did in 2015-16 - Watford (24), Norwich (23), Bournemouth (20).
It's very difficult to go against Burnley at home. Leicester haven't won a game on the road while all but one of Burnley's 26 points have come at Turf Moor. It doesn't take a genius to see how this game is going to go.
I fear for Leicester, they are struggling and cannot get themselves going. They need to get back to the hard work which brought them success last year.
PAUL PREDICTS: 2-0 (12/1 with Sky Bet)
Leicester are Sky Bet's 13/8 favourites despite the form guide suggesting that 9/5 shots Burnley should rack up yet another home win, while the draw is priced at 21/10. The odds are also against the Clarets in the relegation betting despite being five points better off than their visitors, with 15/2 on Sean Dyche's men going down while the Foxes are 10/1.
There's also an additional round of Super 6, with £250,000 up for grabs for predicting six correct scores tonight.