The Chelsea and Burnley fans down in the Transfer Tavern are already mocking each other ahead of Sunday’s opening day fixture.
It’s a big weekend for the sides, both of whom want to set a positive tone for the rest of the season.
Last year also saw the two teams meet in August. Antonio Conte picked up his third straight Premier League win in a 3-0 home victory over Sean Dyche’s side. The Clarets were poor on that day, even failing to register one shot on target.
Both teams have made a number of changes to their starting XI’s, but most are expecting a similar outcome.
If Chelsea play to their potential, we can expect Conte’s side to run out comfortable winners. But Dyche will have a few tricks up his sleeve in order to keep the Blues at bay.
Take a look at the TWO things that will decide Chelsea vs Burnley…