Burnley vs Ipswich Town Match Analysis & Prediction
07/02/2023 10:45 pm
Burnley will hope to book their place in the fifth round of the FA Cup when they welcome League One side Ipswich Town to Turf Moor on Tuesday night.
The two teams met earlier in the competition at Portman Road on January 28, with neither able to break the deadlock, meaning that a replay is required to determine which team progresses in the competition.
Burnley’s return to the Premier League is guaranteed, as they have been the best side in the Championship this season.
Burnley is on 65 points and has a seven-point lead over second-placed Sheffield United, who are 17 points ahead of third-placed Middlesbrough with a game in hand.
Only a stunning collapse will prevent Burnley from returning to the Premier League next season.
Burnley is bidding to secure a return to the Premier League, but Ipswich firmly focuses on the Championship for next season.
The Tractor Boys are third in League One and six points off Sheffield Wednesday and Plymouth Argyle, who are first and second, respectively. Ipswich has only won one of their last five games in all competitions.
But they have had to win three games to reach this stage of the FA Cup: beating Bracknell Town, Buxton, and Rotherham Town in the first, second, and third rounds, respectively.
Burnley vs. Ipswich Town Head to head
Both sides have 19 games against each other with each side taking six wins and seven draws.
Burnley Team News
Burnley will be without the services of Benson Manuel, Arijanet Muric, and Taylor Harwood-Bellis through injury. Jay Rodriguez is unlikely to be available due to a knock. Still, head coach Kompany will ring the changes following the clash with Norwich on Saturday: Vitinho, Charlie Taylor, and Scott Twine are all set to come into the side.
Burnley's Last 5 Matches
Ipswich Town Team News
Following the 1-1 draw with Cambridge, Ipswich head coach Mick McKenna will shuffle his pack for the match against Portsmouth. Marcus Harness and George Hirst were second-half substitutes in the league on Saturday but should come into the starting XI for this match.
Ipswich Town's Last 5 Matches
Burnley vs. Ipswich Town: Odds and Predictions
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