Burnley v Millwall preview

Team news for Saturday afternoon's Championship clash between Burnley and Millwall at Turf Moor.

Last Updated: 11/03/11 at 11:13   

Howe: No changes

Howe: No changes

Burnley boss Eddie Howe will be reluctant to make any changes when his side host the Lions.

The Clarets maintained their fine form with a 1-0 win at Hull on Tuesday night, their third straight Championship victory.

On-loan Aston Villa striker Nathan Delfouneso marked his debut with the only goal at the KC Stadium and looks certain to spearhead the attack alongside Jay Rodriguez once again.

Delfouneso's arrival at Turf Moor has come as a timely boost for Howe as Charlie Austin has been ruled out for the rest of the season with a dislocated shoulder.

Fellow frontman Steven Thompson is sidelined for at least a month following a groin operation and Martin Paterson is also absent with a thigh injury.

Midfielder Chris McCann is edging closer to match fitness after a long-term knee injury.

Millwall manager Kenny Jackett will welcome Martin Rowlands back into his squad for the trip.

The on-loan QPR midfielder was ineligible to face his parent club QPR on Tuesday night but will return to the Lions squad.

Josh McQuoid returned to the bench as an unused substitute in the 2-0 win against the Hoops and will be hoping for some match action for the first time in over a month.

Fellow striker Kevin Lisbie is pushing for a recall after his 24-minute cameo in midweek, when he replaced Neil Harris.

Defender Darren Purse will be unavailable for the second time in a week as he completes a two-match ban for accumulating 10 bookings for the season.

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Championship Fixtures

Friday, 25 April 2014
19:45
Brighton v Yeovil
Saturday, 26 April 2014
12:15
Burnley v Ipswich  
15:00
Birmingham v Leeds  
Bournemth v N Forest  
Charlton v Blackburn  
Derby v Watford  
Doncaster v Reading  
Huddersfld v Leicester  
Middlesbro' v Barnsley  
QPR v Millwall  

Sky Bet Championship

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Leicester 44 37 96
2 Burnley 44 34 89
3 Derby 44 30 81
4 QPR 44 15 76
5 Wigan 43 15 70
6 Reading 44 12 67
7 Brighton 44 12 66
8 N Forest 44 7 65
9 Ipswich 44 6 65
10 Blackburn 44 5 64
11 Bournemth 44 -1 63
12 Watford 43 17 60
13 Middlesbro' 44 7 58
14 Bolton 44 -3 55
15 Sheff Wed 44 1 53
16 Leeds 44 -10 53
17 Huddersfld 44 -8 50
18 Charlton 43 -23 45
19 Doncaster 44 -28 44
20 Millwall 44 -29 44
21 Birmingham 43 -13 43
22 Blackpool 44 -27 43
23 Barnsley 44 -30 39
24 Yeovil 44 -26 37

Updated Thu, 24 Apr 2014

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