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Revealed! Which EPL club have REALLY had the worst luck with injuries this season - and how Burnley compare

In an ideal world, Burnley would be much further away from the relegation places at this advanced stage of the season than they currently are.

By Jason Jones
Tuesday, 2nd March 2021, 5:15 pm

Sean Dyche’s men are 15th in the table, five points above the drop zone, but all things considered, the Clarets are probably a lot less worried than some of the other sides around them.

Newcastle United and Brighton are both in poor shape at the moment, for instance, and injuries have been relatively kind to the Turf Moor outfit this term.

Currently, the Clarets have four players out injured – the tenth-highest tally in the Premier League – but how have their fared over the course of the entire season compared to their top flight rivals?

We’ve taken a look at the total number of matches that players at each Premier League club have missed this term to determine who’s really had the worst luck in 2020/21…

*All data courtesy of Transfermarkt.

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