How difficult Burnley's start to the season has been compared to Everton, Sheffield United, Wolves & their Premier League rivals - gallery

It’s been a challenging start to the season for Burnley, who sit inside the bottom three after the first eight games of the season.

The fixture list certainly hasn’t been kind though – facing some of the division’s biggest and best clubs like Man City, Tottenham, Newcastle and Man Utd.

But how does the difficulty of their opening eight games compare to the rest of the division?

Based on the predicted positions of their opponents, Opta have ranked the difficulty of each club’s start to the season...