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Preview: Burnley

5 October 2012

ABOUT:
Burnley arrive at Selhurst Park struggling to find form this season, recording only two wins from their previous 10 games in all competitions, and currently sit in 15th in the Championship table.

The Clarets drew both their games during the past week, conceding late goals to Millwall and Sheffield Wednesday that saw a potential six points turn into just two. However their last away game saw them leave Pride Park with only their third league victory of the campaign after beating Derby County 2-1.

They do boast the league's sharpest striker though in Charlie Austin, who has fired in 11 goals in the Championship and another three in the Capital One Cup, and has only failed to find the back of the net in two of his 14 appearances this season. He bagged a hat-trick in the midweek 3-3 draw with Wednesday, and has scored in the Clarets' last five outings.


TEAM NEWS:
Crystal Palace: Wilfried Zaha is a doubt after suffering a hamstring strain during the Eagles' 2-1 win at Wolves, whilst Kagashi Dikgacoi missed the game with a groin strain and is rated 50/50 to face Burnley. Peter Ramage is touch and go for a starting spot after recovering from a thigh problem but Paddy McCarthy is a long-term injury concern with a groin injury.

Burnley: Captain Jason Shackell missed both the Millwall and Wednesday games after suffering an injury in the pre-match warm-up at The Den, and young striker Danny Ings is back in training after a knee injury but won't feature at Selhurst.


HEAD TO HEAD RECORD: (Home & Away)

Palace winsDrawsBurnley wins
League71211
FA Cup021
League Cup022
Total71614


MATCH OFFICIALS:
Referee: Roger East
Assistants: Gavin Muge and Barry Holderness
Fourth Official: Andy Davies


:TICKETS
This will be our first Family Day of the new season.

As well as a great ticket offer for younger supporters we will also have some tremendous entertainment for Palace supporters of all ages in the interactive area in the Directors Car Park.

We will be offering all under 16s tickets at just £1 when purchased with an accompanying adult ticket. This will not be available on matchday so make sure you take advantage of this offer as early as possible.

All other prices are category B.

Main Stand 

Adults £30 
Senior Citizen & Student £20 
Under 18s  £15 

Lower Holmesdale 

Adults £22
Snr Citizen & Student £15 
Under 18s £15

Upper Holmesdale 

Adults £25 
Snr Citizen & Student £15
Under 18s £15

Gallery

Adults £30
Snr Citizen & Student £20

Croydon Advertiser Stand & Block J Main Stand 

Adults £20
Snr Citizen & Student £15 
Under 18s £10 
Under 10s  £5

Arthur Wait Stand 

Adults £26 
Snr Citizen & Student £15
Under 18s £15 


Palace to win: 5/4
Draw: 23/10
Burnley to win: 2/1


LIVE COMMENTARY:
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