4-4-1-1 Burnley Predicted Lineup To Face Everton: James Tarkowski To Make A Return?

Burnley will play hosts to Everton at the Turf Moor as part of the Premier League’s early kickoff on Saturday. The Clarets could only secure a point in their last league outing versus Southampton after conceding a late goal in injury-time. Sean Dyche would now hope that his side can get a victory against the Toffees and put some distance between themselves and the Merseysiders in the Premier League standings. 

The Clarets are in a race with Leicester City to finish in the 7th position in the league table which makes it important for them to continue pushing for wins going into the final stretch of the season. They will be up against an Everton team who are in free-fall and are finding it hard to get results of late. The recent history of the fixture has seen mixed results with both teams winning two matches each of their last four meetings in the league. Dyche is expected to opt for a 4-4-1-1 formation and may name James Tarkowski in his starting eleven. The home side will be hoping that the English defender can help them keep a clean sheet on the day.

4-4-1-1 Burnley Predicted Lineup To Face Everton


Nick Pope is in line to start again in goal for the Clarets and has conceded one goal in each of his last 6 matches. He might be shielded by a back four consisting of Ben Mee and the returning James Tarkowski at the heart of the defence while Matthew Lowton takes his place at right-back and Stephen Ward plays as the left-back.

The success of this Burnley team has been built on their defence this season. The Clarets have just conceded 25 goals in 28 Premier League matches so far which is the fourth best defensive record in the division. We can expect another tight performance at the back by Sean Dyche’s men.


Jack Cork and Ashley Westwood will start for the Clarets at the centre of the park with Jóhann Berg Guðmundsson hugging the left touchline while Aaron Lennon looks to use his pace on the right flank. It will up to the midfield four to help their defence and also provide support to their forwards in the final third.


Ashley Barnes is expected to lead the lines up top with Jeff Hendrick playing off his shoulders in the number 10 position. Sean Dyche may call upon the services of Chris Wood and Sam Vokes from the bench to break down the Toffees defence if required.

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Abhinab Ghosh

A 26-year-old sports writer and an aspiring football coach who has road-tripped across the Scottish Highlands, but has never been to Wales. Sucker for cliff-hangers and catchy riffs. Known to be a grunger and not to be a stranger.

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