Preview: Everything you need to know about Burnley's final Premier League game of the 2019/20 campaign at home to Brighton and Hove Albion.

As the curtain comes down on another season, the Clarets take on the Seagulls at Turf Moor in search of a record points total in the Premier League.

Shane Duffy of Brighton & Hove Albion battles ofr the ball with Jay Rodriguez of Burnley during the Premier League match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Burnley FC at American Express Community Stadium on September 14, 2019 in Brighton, United Kingdom. (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images)
Shane Duffy of Brighton & Hove Albion battles ofr the ball with Jay Rodriguez of Burnley during the Premier League match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Burnley FC at American Express Community Stadium on September 14, 2019 in Brighton, United Kingdom. (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images)

Express sports correspondent Dan Black identifies some of the key figures likely to be involved in the fixture and analyses some of the trends surrounding previous meetings between the two clubs as Sean Dyche's side look to eclipse the 54-point mark they returned during the 2017/18 term.

The Possible Teams:

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Burnley - Pope, Bardsley, Tarkowski, Long, Pieters, Gudmundsson, Brownhill, Westwood, McNeil, Rodriguez, Wood.

Jeff Hendrick of Burnley celebrates with teammates after scoring his team's first goal during the Premier League match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Burnley FC at American Express Community Stadium on September 14, 2019 in Brighton, United Kingdom. (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images)

Brighton - Ryan, Lamptey, Webster, Dunk, Burn, Bissouma, Stephens, Gross, Trossard, Mooy, Maupay.

The Referee:

Jon Moss will take charge of Burnley's final game of the season.

This will be the fifth time this term that the 49-year-old Yorkshireman has been appointed as the man in the middle for a Burnley fixture.

Neal Maupay of Brighton and Hove Albion battles for possession with Erik Pieters of Burnley during the Premier League match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Burnley FC at American Express Community Stadium on September 14, 2019 in Brighton, United Kingdom. (Photo by Alex Broadway/Getty Images)

The first of those, a 2-1 defeat to Leicester City at the King Power Stadium, saw him controversially erase Chris Woods equaliser as the New Zealander was adjudged to have tripped Foxes defender Jonny Evans.

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He then officiated the 4-1 home defeat against Manchester City in December, but he was in command at Old Trafford when the Clarets saw off Manchester United to register a first win at the Theatre of Dreams in nearly 60 years.

His last involvement was the 1-1 draw against Jose Mourinho's Spurs at Turf Moor in the final game before the season was brought to a halt in March.

Moss awarded the visitors the chance to level from the spot when Ben Mee clattered into Eric Lamela, but later refused to punish Davison Sanchez's foul on Wood inside the box.

Moss is yet to show a straight red card this season in the Premier League, though has issued two dismissals for a second booking.

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He has issued 91 cautions, averaging 3.8 yellow cards per match since August. Meanwhile, Darren Bond will be on VAR duty.

The Form Guide:

The Clarets have lost just once in 15 games in the Premier League, clocking up an average of two points per game in that time. The club's form during that sequence is the third best on offer in the division, with only champions Liverpool and runners up Manchester City exceeding that rate by a two-point and a single-point margin respectively.

Sean Dyche's side are now unbeaten in seven home games, accruing 13 points from the 21 on offer at Turf Moor.

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The hosts are now guaranteed a top 10 finish for the second time in three seasons and victory over Graham Potter's side could see them take eighth spot.

Having set a new record of 15 wins in a single Premier League season against Norwich City, which came with a 15th clean sheet of the season, the home side now have the opportunity to eclipse their record points tally in the PL (54).

A clean sheet would guarantee goalkeeper Nick Pope at least a share of the Golden Glove with Ederson and, in doing so, the England international would become the first player outside the division's big-hitters to receive the accolade.

Only three teams in Europe's top five leagues have shut the opposition out on more occasions this season - Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid and Sevilla.

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Brighton, meanwhile, could finish as high as 15th should they better West Ham United's result at home to Aston Villa.

They're without a win in four games, having previously beaten the Canaries at Carrow Road at the start of the month.

That victory is Brighton's only win on the road in their last 10 attempts, though six of those have ended all square.

They opened Project Restart with a 2-1 triumph against FA Cup finalists Arsenal at the Amex Stadium, when Lewis Dunk and Neal Maupay overturned Nicolas Pepe's 68th minute opener.

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Lawro's prediction:

The way Burnley have finished the season has been fantastic, with four wins and three draws in their past seven games to guarantee a top-half placing.

Sean Dyche's players could have been thinking about their holidays for a few weeks now, but instead they have been picking up result after result. It's very impressive.

Burnley are ninth at the moment and could finish eighth if they get a better result than Sheffield United this weekend.

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That extra place might earn them a bucketful of money in bonuses but, whether they have a cash incentive or not, they are playing very well and I'd expect them to carry this form on right to the end of the campaign.

Brighton have stayed up, which was their main objective. They have done well since the restart too, despite some difficult fixtures, and they have got the makings of a decent side.

A couple of clever signings before next season and they might be looking a bit higher than the bottom six.

Prediction: 2-0The Record Books:

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You have to go back nine matches to August 2013 to find the last time Brighton beat Burnley, a 2-0 win with Leonardo Ulloa and Andrew Crofts scoring to give Oscar Garcia his first home victory as boss.

Five stalemates followed that result, three of them goalless, before the Clarets ground out a 1-0 on home soil in the Premier League in December 2018. James Tarkowski netted the only goal of the game on that occasion.

Chris Wood and Ashley Barnes returned to haunt their former club on their own patch last season while Jeff Hendrick, who has since left the club, snatched a point for the Clarets with the last kick of the game in September.

Since the first meeting between the two sides in January 1961 - a 3-3 draw at the Goldstone Ground - Burnley have won 11 of the 34 games played, drawn 13 and lost 10.

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The Danger Man:

Frenchman Neal Maupay is the man the home side will have to pay attention to if they're to give Nick Pope any hope of landing the Golden Glove.

The 23-year-old, signed from Brentford for £20m at the start of the season, was a goal machine in the Championship having netted 37 goals in 68 league starts for the Bees.

He's continued to display a keen eye for goal in the top flight, hitting double figures in his first season at this level and adding two assists.

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The former Nice and St Etienne striker, who scored on his debut for the Seagulls when appearing as a sub against Watford at Vicarage Road, gave Brighton the lead against Burnley in September, sweeping home Solly March's cross.

His movement across the front and an ability to manufacture shooting space for himself inside the penalty area has been giving defenders headaches all season.

In the 10 games he’s scored in, the Seagulls have taken 20 points, the equivalent of more than half (52.6%) of their season’s total.