Tottenham vs Burnley – Sunday 27th August 2017 – 16:00 

Tottenham are 1/4 with Harry Kane at 9/4 to score first.

Tottenham face Burnley at Wembley Stadium on Sunday afternoon, in the second match at Wembley this season.

Spurs come into this match on the back of a 2-1 defeat against Chelsea, a disappointing result for Pochettino's side.

Marcus Alonso (24) gave Chelsea the lead midway through the first half, with an exceptional free kick beating Hugo Lloris.

Chelsea lead for just under an hour, before substitute Michy Batshuayi scored at the wrong end of the pitch leveling the score (82).

Marcus Alonso made it a game to remember though, scoring his second after beating Lloris at his near post to make it 2-1 (88).

That consigned Tottenham to another defeat at Wembley and another defeat against Chelsea.


Success Needed

Tottenham have had a mixed start to the season, with one win and one defeat in their opening two matches.

Their record at Wembley is still under the microscope, especially after successive defeats there against Chelsea.

Spurs last win at Wembley came back in 2011, in the final of the League Cup, so they have a lot of work to do.

They face a Burnley side who are still reeling from their defeat at home last weekend, they have beaten Chelsea though.


Spurs Favourites

Mauricio Pochettino's side come into this match as favourites, with their record over the last two seasons informing the odds.

This will be a tough match for Spurs, banishing their poor Wembley record will be a top priority.

Tottenham will be looking to make it 5 wins in 8 matches against Burnley.

Mixed Start

The Clarets come into this match in mixed form, despite winning their Carabao Cup match 2-0 against Blackburn.

It was a lively encounter, with the fierce rivals needing a huge police presence to quell a number of fans.

Jack Cork opened the scoring for the Clarets (27), with the former Swansea man heading in to give Burnley the 1-0 lead.

Robbie Brady scored what proved to be the winner in the dying minutes of injury time (45+4), making it 2-0 to Burnley.

Dyche was forced to bring on new signing Chris Wood, after Jon Walters was forced off through injury.

Ultimately it is the Clarets who advance to the third round, with Blackburn extending their winless streak against Burnley to seven matches.


Mixed Start

Sean Dyche will be looking for another excellent away performance against a top side, having already beaten Chelsea.

They will be disappointed with the defeat against West Brom, with their home record a source of pride last year.

With the signing of Chris Wood they have shored up their front line, especially with the absence of Andre Gray.


Clarets Underdogs

Burnley come into this match as the underdogs, with Tottenham's pedigree informing the odds.

The Clarets will be looking to produce another shock, with Spurs a massive scalp for them.

Burnley will be looking to continue Tottenham's Wembley misery, and produce a first win in seven matches against them.

Burnley are 11/1 with Chris Wood at 10/1 to open the scoring.


Betting Tips

Tip 1 – Alli to score first @ 7/2

Tip 2 – Tottenham to win 2-1 @ 17/2

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