Burnley v MK Dons preview

Team news ahead of Tuesday night's Carling Cup third-round clash between Burnley and MK Dons at Turf Moor.

Last Updated: 20/09/11 at 09:50

Jensen: Groin strain

Jensen: Groin strain

Bet £10 Get £30

Daily Offers And Promotions. Join Now & Bet £10 and Get a £30 Free Bet

Burnley boss Eddie Howe will assess the fitness of three players before the clash.

His main worry will be long-serving goalkeeper Brian Jensen, who limped off just 17 minutes into the Clarets' 2-1 defeat to Peterborough with a groin strain and is due to undergo a scan.

Defender Ben Mee was knocked out in a collision during that game and has been suffering with a headache since.

Midfielder Dean Marney has also been complaining of a stomach problem but Howe is hopeful he will be available.

Junior Stanislas will definitely play no part against the Dons. The midfielder, who moved to Turf Moor on deadline day, is cup-tied having represented West Ham against Aldershot in the first round.

Jabo Ibehre will return to the MK Dons squad after suspension, but Gary MacKenzie is banned for the third-round tie at Turf Moor.

Forward Ibehre missed the 1-1 home draw against Huddersfield on Saturday, serving a one-match ban following his red card in the 3-1 defeat at Sheffield Wednesday the previous weekend.

MacKenzie is set to start a three-match suspension after the defender was sent off for violent conduct against the Terriers.

It remains to be seen whether manager Karl Robinson will restore Ibehre to his starting line up. Youngster Adam Chicksen is likely to replace MacKenzie in the Dons defence.

Lewis Guy, George Baldock and Anthony McNamee are available should Robinson wish to make more changes.

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

Capital One Cup Fixtures

Wednesday, 27 August 2014
19:45
A Villa v Leyton Or  
Birmingham v S'land
Bradford v Leeds
Burton Alb v QPR
Stoke v Portsmouth

Footer 365

Manchester United signing Angel di Maria claims he was forced out of Real Madrid

Manchester United signing Angel di Maria has claimed he never wanted to leave Real Madrid.

Transfer news: Tottenham midfielder Lewis Holtby interests Hamburg

Hamburg director Dietmar Beiersdorfer has confirmed the club’s interest in Tottenham midfielder Lewis Holtby.

Transfer News: Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger won't panic buy a striker

Arsene Wenger has insisted Arsenal will not panic buy a striker, if Olivier Giroud is ruled out for a lengthy spell.

Mail Box

Well, This Isn't Going That Well Is It?

Plenty of fall out from Manchester United's shambolic 4-0 League Cup defeat, plus thoughts on Van Persie, Arsenal strikers, Benik Afobe, Celtic and Astroturf...

Not Getting Carried Away On Spurs... But

A couple of Spurs fans have broken rank to admit that they are bloody excited about things down the Lane. Plus Glen Johnson, Arsene on strikers and Moreno...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property