Two teams still fighting against relegation from the Premier League meet on Saturday lunchtime when rock-bottom Norwich City entertain Brighton & Hove Albion at Carrow Road.
The Canaries enter the match now seven points from safety and with a return to the Championship looking increasingly likely,
whereas Brighton have a six-point cushion to rock bottom three with six games remaining.
Both the Canaries and therefore the Seagulls are fighting for Premier League survival and our tipster is backing a low-scoring affair at Carrow Road on Saturday
The Seagulls begin the weekend six points beyond 18th-placed Aston Villa and are within touching distance of survival before the ultimate six games.
This weekend might be pivotal for each side with Norwich seven points from safety, and a 22nd defeat of the season for the hosts may convince be a disaster for the Canaries.
Against a Norwich side that can’t buy a goal at the instant , Brighton’s defensive record faraway from home also will give them confidence; no fewer than 10 teams,
including Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur, have conceded as many or more goals than them on the road this term,
while they’re currently on a run of back-to-back away clean sheets for less than the second time in their Premier League history.
Last outing they were well beaten by an in-form Manchester United side, though,
so Potter will want an instantaneous response thereto convincing 3-0 defeat at the Amex.
Should he get one then Norwich might be about down, whereas Brighton might be about safe.
Burnley vs Milton Keynes Dons Team News
Good news has been hard to return by for Norwich, but there’s a slice of it within the incontrovertible fact that Timm Klose is back available after suspension.
The return will ease Farke’s defensive woes slightly, with Alexander Tettey forced to act as a makeshift centre-back during the heavy defeat to Arsenal.
Fellow defenders Grant Hanley, Christoph Zimmermann and Sam Byram all remain sidelined, though, while Moritz Leitner is additionally out.
Tim Krul, whose error opened the floodgates against Arsenal, is predicted to remain in goal despite his costly mistake.
Brighton, meanwhile, should have Davy Propper available after he was began at half time of the person United defeat with a decent calf.
Adam Webster is additionally expected to return from injury while Steven Alzate is in outside contention, but Jose Izquierdo remains sidelined.
Norwich City defender Timm Klose is out there after a one-match ban, but Moritz Leitner won’t play again this season due to a hernia problem.
Grant Hanley, Christoph Zimmermann and Sam Byram are long-term absentees.
Brighton will assess the fitness of defender Adam Webster, who missed Tuesday’s defeat by Manchester United with a hamstring injury.
Davy Propper has overcome the minor calf issue that led to his substitution during that match.
Burnley vs Milton Keynes Dons Line Up
Norwich possible starting lineup:
Krul; Aarons, Godfrey, Klose, Lewis; Buendia, Rupp, Tettey, McLean, Cantwell; Pukki
Brighton possible starting lineup:
Ryan; Montoya, Duffy, Dunk, Burn; Lamptey, Propper, Stephens, Bissouma; Maupay, Trossard
Burnley vs Milton Keynes Dons H2H
Norwich have won seven of the past 10 meetings altogether competitions, drawing one and losing two.
Brighton’s 2-0 win in November’s return fixture was their first top-flight encounter since 1983.
Norwich have lost five straight games altogether competitions, their worst run under Daniel Farke.
Date, time and venue
How to watch Burnley vs Milton Keynes Dons
The FA Cup Third Round.
3:00pm, Saturday 9th January 2021.