Burnley FC v Manchester City showdown: what the media has to say

Burnley's Kieran Trippier vies for possession with Manchester City's Aleksandar Kolarov ''Photographer Chris Vaughan/CameraSport''Football
Burnley's Kieran Trippier vies for possession with Manchester City's Aleksandar Kolarov ''Photographer Chris Vaughan/CameraSport''Football

As the Clarets prepare to face Manchester City at Turf Moor tomorrow, here’s what the media have to say:

Bleacher Report - Saturday’s early evening match between Burnley and Manchester City could well turn out to be an intriguing affair. When the two sides met at the Etihad Stadium earlier in the season, the game finished 2-2, with City throwing away a two-goal lead. It was a fair reflection of the 90 minutes. Burnley caused City an array of problems, particularly in the second half, with the movement of Danny Ings hugely problematic for the Blues’ back four.

Sporting Life - Scott Arfield believes Burnley have it in them to shock Manchester City again when the Premier League champions visit Turf Moor on Saturday.

Goal.com - Less than 30 miles separate the Clarets and City as they meet in a Lancashire derby at Turf Moor on Saturday evening, with our tipster backing both sides to score.

HITC Sport - While Danny Ings dominates the headlines, Kieran Tripper is equally important for Burnley, as they prepare to host his old club Manchester City.

ITV - Burnley midfielder Scott Arfield is looking to shock Manchester City for the second time this season.

Daily Mail - Burnley boss Sean Dyche believes dressing-room spats between players are ‘a natural occurrence’ at the highest level. Manchester City visit Turf Moor on Saturday at the end of a week where the club have been forced to play down reports that captain Vincent Kompany was dropped following a bust-up with team-mate Fernandinho.

Gulf News - English Premier League: Joe Hart warns Manchester City against complacency at Burnley

EatSleepSport - Matt Taylor and new signing Fredrik Ulvestad are not in the Burnley squad for Saturday’s clash with Manchester City at Turf Moor.

EatSleepSport - Burnley manager Sean Dyche has called on the club’s fans to continue their “patient” backing over the final 10 matches of the season.

Yahoo - Burnley host Manchester City in the Premier League on Saturday, hoping to avoid a repeat of the shocking start they suffered when the teams last met at Turf Moor.

Sky Sports - Burnley’s big-game heroics and impressive running statistics offer encouragement ahead of Saturday’s visit of Manchester City - but now they need Premier League points