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  1. Leicester 2-2 Burnley: The pick of the stats, published at07:57 27 September

    Harvey Barnes challenges Ashley Westwood for the ballimage source, Getty Images
    • Leicester have enjoyed just one win in their last five Premier League home games (drawn one, lost three), after winning six of the nine before that.

    • Burnley have now lost 10 points from leading positions in the Premier League this season, more than any other side.

    • Since their return to the Premier League in 2014-15, Leicester have scored 14 own-goals, with only Tottenham putting through their own net more often in that time (15).

  2. In-form Vardy brushes off own goal to deny Burnley , published at07:21 27 September

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    It was a rather eventful afternoon for Jamie Vardy at the King Power Stadium.

    Having cancelled out his first-half own goal, the 34-year-old had the final say as he rounded goalkeeper Nick Pope to deny Burnley their first Premier League win of the season.

    It is now five goals in six league games for Vardy this season, but Leicester's mixed start to the campaign continues. Brendan Rodgers' side sit 12th in the table with seven points from a possible 18.

    While they struggled to find their rhythm on Saturday, the Foxes still managed 22 attempts at goal and Youri Tielemans was key to their attacking play with five key passes - while only Vardy and Harvey Barnes (both six) took more shots than the Belgian (five).

    Burnley’s wait for a first Premier League win of the season will stretch to a seventh game, meanwhile, but there were plenty of positives for Sean Dyche to take.

    Summer signing Maxwel Cornet's stunning first goal for the club capped an impressive first-half display and the Clarets will hope the injury that curtailed his afternoon is not a serious one.

    As Dyche accepted, however, his side must begin turning performances into wins, starting with next weekend's huge home game against bottom side Norwich City.

  3. Leicester 2-2 Burnley: Brendan Rodgers reaction, published at18:05 25 September

    Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers to BBC Sport: "We had enough opportunities to win the game. We showed a really good reaction but conceded too early to go 2-1 behind. You have to give credit to Burnley and some of the blocks [they made].

    "We didn't make the keeper work as much as we would have liked but we just failed to make the finish."

    On Jamie Vardy's performance: "He makes his runs and wonderful finishes. They made some great blocks to stop him from getting a hat-trick."

    On Leicester's start to the season: "It's six games. Of course we would have liked to have done better. When any team is confident you have a greater chance to succeed. There's lots for us to improve on."

  4. Follow Leicester v Burnley live, published at14:17 25 September

    Leicester v Burnley

    We're now less than one hour away from kick-off between Leicester and Burnley at the King Power Stadium.

    Click here to follow the action live

    You'll be able to catch up with all the post-match reaction on this page after full-time.

  5. Leicester v Burnley: Confirmed team news, published at14:15 25 September

    Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers makes one change following his side's 2-1 defeat by Brighton in their last league outing.

    RB Leipzig loanee Ademola Lookman makes his first Premier League start for the visitors after scoring in the midweek League Cup win over Millwall, as James Maddison drops to the bench.

    Leicester XI: Schmeichel, Pereira, Soyuncu, Vestergaard, Bertrand, Tielemans, Ndidi, Soumare, Lookman, Vardy, Barnes.

    Leicester XIimage source, BBC Sport

    Burnley boss Sean Dyche has made two changes after the Clarets lost 1-0 to Arsenal last weekend.

    Summer signing Maxwel Cornet makes his first league start after impressing as a substitute against the Gunners.

    Matej Vydra also comes in, with Johann Berg Gudmundsson and Ashley Barnes starting on the bench.

    Burnley XI: Pope, Lowton, Tarkowski, Mee, Taylor, Cornet, Westwood, Brownhill, McNeil, Vydra, Wood.

    Burnley XIimage source, BBC Sport
  6. Lawro's predictions: Leicester v Burnley, published at17:36 24 September

    Mark Lawrenson takes on legendary drum and bass DJ and producer Friction for the latest round of Premier League predictions.

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    Lawro's prediction: 2-1

    Leicester can argue they have been hard done by for different reasons in each of their three league defeats so far, but they have to put all of that behind them.

    This is a tough game, despite Burnley's slow start. The Foxes have had to come from a goal down to beat them in the Clarets' past two visits to King Power Stadium, and they are going to have to work hard to get their season back on track.

    Friction's prediction: Leicester to take this one. 2-0

    Find out how Lawro and Friction think the rest of this week's fixtures will go

    Frictionimage source, Friction
  7. Team news: Leicester v Burnley, published at16:17 24 September

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    Leicester defender Jonny Evans could make his first league start in five months after playing in Wednesday's Carabao Cup win at Millwall on his latest return from a foot problem.

    Ayoze Perez has completed a three-match domestic suspension.

    Josh Brownhill should be available for Burnley after missing their Carabao Cup win in midweek because of a dead leg.

    Connor Roberts has a minor thigh issue, while Kevin Long is still short of fitness after an Achilles injury.

    Who makes your Foxes team this weekend?

    Pick and share your Burnley XI here

  8. Rodgers on Millwall performance, Evans return & injuries, published at15:14 24 September

    Brendan Rodgers has been speaking to the media before Saturday's Premier League match at home to Burnley.

    Here are the key lines from the Leicester manager:

    • He was pleased with his side’s midweek performance in their Carabao Cup win over Millwall: “We played with spirit and intensity. We have to repeat that this weekend and keep it consistent";

    • Defender Jonny Evans could return to league action on Satuday after playing his first 90 minutes of the season against Millwall and Rodgers believes the Foxes are a “better team” when the Northern Ireland international plays;

    • “He gives great authority and insurance to the backline and to the team overall because of his tactical ability”;

    • James Justin and Wesley Fofana are now the only players carrying longer-term injuries.

  9. Brighton 2-1 Leicester: Fantasy football top performers, published at11:33 24 September

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    Brighton clinched a 2-1 win against Leicester at the Amex in the fifth round of Premier League fixtures - but who were the top fantasy football performers from the match?

    The bonus points were split between both sets of players:

    • Danny Welbeck (3)

    • Jamie Vardy (2)

    • Neal Maupay (1)

    So which Brighton and Leicester players - if any - should be making it into your team for gameweek six?

    Read Alistair Bruce-Ball's fantasy football tips to find out

    And listen to the Fantasy 606 podcast on BBC Sounds

  10. Weekend fixtures at a glance, published at11:27 24 September

    Premier League fixtures: Chelsea v Man City (Sat, 12.30 BST), Man Utd v Aston Villa (Sat, 12.30 BST), Everton v Norwich (Sat, 15.00 BST), Leeds v West Ham (Sat, 15.00 BST), Leicester v Burnley (Sat, 15.00 BST), Watford v Newcastle (Sat, 15.00 BST), Brentford v Liverpool (Sat, 17.30 BST), Southampton v Wolves (Sun, 14.00 BST), Arsenal v Tottenham (Sun, 16.30 BST), Crystal Palace (Mon, 20.00 BST)
  11. A World Cup every two years: What do you think?, published at09:00 24 September

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    Former Arsenal manager and now Fifa's head of global development Arsene Wenger is proposing a biennial World Cup.

    The Frenchman believes it is a "gamble" worth taking to "make football better".

    “We can organise a World Cup every two years because that is where the best play against the best and that makes everybody better," Wenger told BBC sports editor Dan Roan.

    “Today, I would say that out of 211 countries in the world, 133 have never been at the World Cup. I believe as well to have more chances to go to a World Cup and to play more often World Cups, countries will do something about their football.”

    So how do you feel about a World Cup every two years? Let us know here

    Listen to the full , exclusive interview with Wenger on The Sports Desk podcast on BBC Sounds

  12. Hear from the Leicester boss on Friday, published at07:50 24 September

    Brendan Rodgers

    Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers is due to speak to the media at about 13:30 BST on Friday.

    Find out the key lines from his news conference on this page later.

    Follow Friday’s Premier League news conferences here

  13. Leicester v Burnley: Pick your Foxes starting line-up, published at17:15 23 September

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    Leicester host Burnley in the Premier League on Saturday, but who will make it into Brendan Rodgers' starting XI?

    You'll be able to pick - and share on social media - your own line-up for every Premier League game throughout this campaign.

    It's up to you how to approach it - you could go for the team you WANT the boss to pick or the one you THINK he will.

    Either way, it's time to choose your Foxes team to face Burnley

  14. Leicester v Burnley: What does the form show?, published at16:05 23 September

    Leicester v Burnley - form past five games. Leicester: Win v Millwall (a), Loss v Brighton (a), draw v Napoli (h), loss v Man City (h), win v Norwich (a). Burnley: win v Rochdale (h), Losses v Arsenal (h) and Everton (a), draw v Leeds (h), win v Newcastle on penalties (a)
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    *Burnley beat Newcastle 4-3 on penalties following a 0-0 full-time result in the Carabao Cup second round

    • Leicester have lost six of their last nine Premier League games (three wins), more than they had in their previous 24 before this. However, the Foxes have won each of their last six league games against sides starting the day in the relegation zone.

    • Burnley have lost their last three away league games; they last lost more consecutive matches on the road in February 2017 (seven). Overall, the Clarets have taken just one point from the last 24 available in the Premier League, scoring just three goals in that run.

    • Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers has won all five of his home games against Burnley in all competitions – in his managerial career, he’s only got a better 100% home win ratio against Motherwell (6/6).

    • Burnley’s Chris Wood has scored four Premier League goals against former side Leicester, only netting more against West Ham (seven) and Wolves (five) in the competition. The New Zealand striker has scored in his last two league visits to King Power Stadium.

  15. Leicester v Burnley - Last time out, published at12:28 23 September

    Burnley's Charlie Taylor and Leicester City's Youri Tielemansimage source, Getty Images

    Leicester host Burnley in the Premier League this weekend but what happened when the two teams last met in the top flight?

    Both sides needed the points for different reasons at opposite ends of the table when they met at Turf Moor in early March - and they ended up with one apiece after a 1-1 draw.

    Matej Vydra gave the Clarets an early lead, pouncing on Hamza Choudhury's under-hit backpass, but Kelechi Iheanacho volleyed Leicester level before the interval.

    The equaliser would spark a golden spell for the Nigerian striker as he netted 12 goals in 10 games during March and April to send the Foxes into the FA Cup final and aid their ultimately unsuccessful quest for a Champions League spot.

    Both sides had chances to claim all three points with Burnley's Ashley Westwood and Leicester's Youri Tielemans both hitting the woodwork in the second half.

    James Tarkowski and Chris Wood also had headers well saved for Burnley, who moved further clear of the relegation zone on their way to ensuring another season in the Premier League.

  16. Leicester v Burnley: Head-to-head stats, published at11:12 23 September

    Leicester v Burnley, head-to-head stats over 12 Premier League meetings (Leicester number first): Wins 6-3, Goals 18-12, Clean sheets 4-2
    • Leicester are unbeaten in their last 10 home league games against Burnley (won six, drawn four) since a 1-0 loss in the Championship in November 2007.

    • Burnley have won just three of their 12 Premier League meetings with Leicester (drawn three, lost six), with all three victories coming at Turf Moor.

    • The Clarets have already dropped a league high eight points from winning positions in the Premier League this season. Only the top two sides - Chelsea (five) and Liverpool (four) - have opened the scoring in more of their games than Burnley in the division this season (three).