Burnley 1-1 Leeds United - recap: Turf Moor reaction and player ratings from Clarets draw

Leeds United travel to Burnley in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon for a showdown at Turf Moor.

Sunday, 29th August 2021, 6:18 pm
Leeds United travel to Burnley on Sunday in the Premier League.

The Whites held Everton to a 2-2 draw last week in the top flight before defeating Crewe Alexandra in the Carabao Cup in midweek.

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United and the Clarets are both winless in their opening two games of the new league term and will be looking to get three points on the board this afternoon ahead of the upcoming international break.

Follow every kick live with the YEP this afternoon below on our blog:

Burnley v Leeds United - LIVE BLOG

Last updated: Sunday, 29 August, 2021, 18:00

  • Leeds travel to Burnley this afternoon
  • United take on the Clarets at Turf Moor in the Premier League
  • Bielsa’s side looking for their first league victory

Burnley squad in full

Burnley XI: Pope, Lowton, Tarkowski, Mee, Taylor, Gudmundsson, Brownhill, Westwood, McNeil, Wood, Barnes.

Subs: Hennessey, Bardsley, Collins, Thomas, Pieters, Cork, Lennon, Rodriguez, Vydra.

Here’s the team news in full

Leeds arrive at Turf Moor

Burnley out to warm-up

The hosts are out first this afternoon in the sunshine at Turf Moor to huge cheers. United follow and there’s another response from the away end.

Bielsa confirms duo ‘illness'

Leeds United head coach Marcelo Bielsa has confirmed to Sky Sports that the two players missing today - Mateusz Klich and Junior Firpo - are both absent with illness.

Klich posted a pictures on social media confirming he had tested positive for Covid earlier today.

Junior Firpo confirms Covid test

Bielsa ahead of kick-off

Marcelo Bielsa to Sky Sports ahead of kick-off: “We had a not very good game (against Manchester United) and a better one (against Everton). There were improvements but they weren’t sufficient enough to be able to win the game.

“We expect a very intense game today.”

On Patrick Bamford’s new contract and England call-up: “In principle they are two very good pieces of news for him and they are well deserved in my opinion.”

‘Come on Burnley’ rings around Turf Moor as both sides return to the dressing rooms to get changed. Warm-ups are done. Kick-off and updates to come next when the team reemerge.

Turf Moor filling up

Just the second away game as things have returned back to some form of normality for this season. Great to have fans here this afternoon again - the away end is packed.

Here come the teams!

Burnley appear from the home dressing room as the volume is raised. Leeds United arrive from the opposing corner. Both sets of fans singing their hearts out - should be a good one, this. Updates to come.

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