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Watford vs Burnley preview: Premier League 2018-19 LIVE stream, team news, betting, TV, Live Score

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Burnley could have three key players back, including Nick Pope, for their FA Cup third-round tie against Sky Bet Championship side Burnley on Saturday.

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Dyche is pleased to welcome the trio back, including Pope, who has not played since dislocating his shoulder in Burnley's Europa League qualifier against Aberdeen.

It’ll be Lancashire v Yorkshire here at Turf Moor in the Third Round of the Emirates FA Cup, as Burnley take on Barnsley.

The game is set to be played on Saturday 5th January 2019, 12:30pm kick off 

The Clarets launch their FA Cup challenge against Barnsley looking to avoid an upset and keep firing on all fronts.

Match Preview - Watford vs Burnley | 19 Jan 2019 LIVE stream, team news, betting, TV, Live Score

This will be the third meeting between Burnley and Barnsley in the FA Cup, with Barnsley winning the most recent meeting 1-0 in the 2012-13 third round at Oakwell.

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Successive Premier League wins since Boxing Day have lifted Burnley out of the bottom three and restored the feel-good factor to Turf Moor.

Steven Defour, Stephen Ward and Pope are all back to full fitness as Sean Dyche prepares to make changes to his side following a heavy fixture schedule with Burnley coming off back-to-back Premier League wins against West Ham and Huddersfield.

Continuing the battle to stay in the top flight remains the number-one goal heading into 2019 and many of the players who have helped put those recent points on the board will get a breather.

Team News

Pope has been out of first-team action since dislocating a shoulder in the Clarets' opening game of the season at Aberdeen in the Europa League in July.

Defour hasn't featured since December 2 because of a calf problem, while Stephen Ward last played in the Carabao Cup at the end of September before being forced to undergo knee surgery.

Kieffer Moore is available for Saturday's FA Cup tie after missing three games through injury. Callum Styles has returned to Oakwell following a loan spell at Bury and could be in contention to play.

Goalkeeper Nick Pope could play for the first time since July as Burnley boss Sean Dyche looks to make changes after a busy run of games.

Pope has not played since injuring his shoulder against Aberdeen in a Europa League qualifying round tie.

League One Barnsley have striker Kieffer Moore available after missing the last three games through injury.

Moore is leading scorer with 13 goals for the Tykes this season.

Start Time

Watford vs Burnley at Premier League on 3:00pm Saturday 19th January at The Vitality Stadium.

TV, online and live stream coverage

The match will be televised live on BT Sport 3. BT Sport subscribers will be able to stream the match online via the video player and the BT Sport app.

You can follow all the action with Sport2s's LIVE blog and live score board

More To Know

Premier League
Watford 0-0 Burnley
3:00pm Saturday 19th January
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