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Spurs boss Antonio Conte knows exactly what to expect when his side take on Burnley at Turf Moor.

Sunday, 28th November 2021, 9:59 am
Updated Sunday, 28th November 2021, 10:00 am
Nathan Collins of Burnley battles for possession with Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur during the Carabao Cup Round of 16 match between Burnley and Tottenham Hotspur at Turf Moor on October 27, 2021 in Burnley, England.

This will be the fifth time that the Italian coach has gone up against the Clarets in the Premier League — and he hasn't always had it his own way.

Sean Dyche's side held Chelsea to a 1-1 draw at Turf Moor in February 2017 as the Blues closed in on their sixth top flight title.

And Burnley would go on to claim a famous win against the champions six months later as the visitors came out on top in a five-goal thriller at Stamford Bridge.

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“Before a game, you have to know everything about your opponent," he said. "We are studying Burnley. They are working with a really good manager for many, many years, and this is important for them.

“I know very well what kind of game we expect against Burnley. Burnley is a tough game, they play with intensity, they put pressure on, they play a lot of long balls and they are very good in set-pieces, so we have to pay great attention."

The former Juventus and Inter Milan boss is urging his players to 'give more' when they take on the Clarets following the club's disappointing result in the Europa League on Thursday.

Conte, who won Serie A nine times as a player and manager, is expecting a response after suffering a poor 2-1 defeat against Slovenian outfit NS Mura, the lowest ranked side in the competition.

He said: “For us, it’s an important game – like this [against Mura] – because [Thursday] was an important game.

"We have to give more in all aspects – tactical aspects, physical aspects and also mentally. We need to give more.

“I know the atmosphere will be hot, but we must be ready, ready to fight and to give everything to try to get the three points.”

LIVE: Burnley v Tottenham Hotspur

Last updated: Sunday, 28 November, 2021, 09:37

  • Burnley have won just one of their past 15 meetings against Spurs in all competitions
  • Chris Wood and Ashley Barnes netted either side of Harry Kane’s equaliser in February 2019
  • Spurs have scored in all but one of their last 22 games against the Clarets across the board
  • Burnley have scored nine goals in there last four games - one more than they managed in their previous 13 combined
  • Tottenham's six league victories this season have all been by a single-goal margin
  • Only Norwich have had fewer shots in the Premier League this season than the 124 by Spurs prior to the weekend
  • Harry Kane has eight goals in his 10 previous Premier League appearances against Burnley

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