Watford will continue their bid for Premier League survival away to Newcastle United on Thursday evening.
Watford visit Burnley on Thursday evening looking to create on their dramatic draw with Leicester City and pull further beyond the relegation zone.
The Hornets picked up an honest point on their return to action at the weekend,
whereas Burnley were thrashed 5-0 against Manchester City as their European prospects were further derailed.
The Hornets sit some extent above the relegation zone after rescuing a late draw against Leicester as they resumed their season on Saturday.
That point keeps them beyond West Ham, Bournemouth and Aston VIlla who are all sat on 27 points.
A plane carrying a banner reading “White Lives Matter Burnley” flew over the bottom shortly after kickoff and dominated the headlines,
resulting in an impassioned speech from Burnley skipper Ben Mee at full time.
Sean Dyche are going to be hoping that each one the talking is completed on the sector on Thursday,
and this game presents the Clarets with a true chance of learning a primary win in four games.
The Lancashire outfit have slipped into rock bottom half during that winless run,
which does include a creditable draw with Tottenham Hotspur, and are now five points off seventh.
Burnley have an honest recent record against Thursday’s opponents, too,
having won four of their seven Premier League encounters, including a 3-0 triumph earlier this season.
Watford vs Newcastle United Team News
Burnley remain without Ashley Barnes, Ben Gibson and Robbie Brady for the visit of Watford.
Dyche is additionally sweating on the fitness of Johann Berg Gudmundsson and Chris Wood, who sat out the loss to City on Monday.
The Clarets named an inexperienced bench last outing thanks to a scarcity of squad depth, not helped by variety of players
– Jeff Hendrick and Phil Bardsley among them – failing to agree short-term contract extensions.
Watford will make the trip to Turf Moor without injured trio Gerard Deulofeu, Daryl Janmaat and Isaac Success.
Pearson could prefer to field an equivalent XI that started against Leicester given the five-day break
between matches, which might mean six-goal striker Troy Deeney again leading the road .
However, the Hornets have more depth to their squad than Burnley and may recall the likes of Tom Cleverley,
Danny Welbeck and Jose Holebas to the starting lineup should they want .
Burnley have Phil Bardsley back within the squad after he signed a replacement deal, but Jeff Hendrick did not agree terms and is leaving the club.
Ashley Barnes, Robbie Brady, Johann Berg Gudmundsson and Chris Wood remain out injured.
Watford have Kiko Femenia and Adam Masina available after they were began against Leicester as a precaution.
Gerard Deulofeu, Daryl Janmaat and Isaac Success are all out for the season.
Watford vs Newcastle United Line Up
Burnley possible starting lineup:
Pope; Lowton, Tarkowski, Mee, Taylor; Brownhill, Westwood, Cork, McNeil; Vydra, Rodriguez
Watford possible starting lineup:
Foster; Femenia, Kabasele, Dawson, Masina; Capoue, Hughes; Sarr, Doucoure, Pereyra; Deeney
Watford vs Newcastle United H2H
All seven top-flight meetings are within the Premier League, with Burnley winning four.
Watford’s only victory within the ir 20 midweek away games in the Premier League came at Arsenal in January 2017.
Having gone 19 Premier League games without a draw at Turf Moor (W9, L10), two of their last three home league games have ended all square.
Watford are looking to win consecutive away matches at Turf Moor for the primary time since April 2004, once they did so within the second tier.
Date, time and venue
Watford vs Newcastle United is scheduled for a kick-off time of 6pm BST at Turf Moor on Thursday, June 25.
How to watch Watford vs Newcastle United
TV channel: The match will be shown live on Sky Sports’ Premier League and Main Event channels and is available via Now TV with a day pass for £9.99.
The match is also available on Sky One and via Pick TV, Sky’s free-to-air channel.
Live stream: Sky Sports subscribers can stream the match online via SkyGo and the SkyGo app, with a mobile month pass available for £5.99.
12:30pm, Saturday 11th July 2020.