Top scorer Maxwel Cornet (thigh), Ashley Barnes (thigh) and Connor Roberts (ill) were all known to be doubtful for the contest at Old Trafford but the trio were joined on the sidelines by Nick Pope, Jay Rodriguez, Josh Brownhill and Kevin Long - all of whom have tested positive for Covid-19.
The news was confirmed by boss Sean Dyche ahead of kick-off.
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Thank you Laura Collins