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Burnley vs. Tottenham Hotspur: game time, TV channels, how to watch

Gotta stop the bleeding.

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Davinson Sanchez of Tottenham Hotspur and Chris Wood of... Photo by Richard Calver/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

Obviously things are not great for Tottenham Hotspur right now. It seems a bit unnecessary to keep rehashing everything going wrong for the club, especially with four losses in two and a half weeks fresh on the minds of all supporters. It seems like the hits just keep coming, but at some point it has to all turn around.

Maybe it will start Saturday against Burnley. Spurs’ last great performance came against the Clarets way back in December, but the home side now sits in ninth place and are in pretty good form as of late. Four of the Tottenham goals that day came from Harry Kane, Heung-min Son, and Moussa Sissoko, all players who will not feature this weekend. Delightful.

Premier League Table (entering Saturday)

Place Team Matches Goal Diff Points
Place Team Matches Goal Diff Points
1 Liverpool 28 44 79
2 City 27 39 57
3 Leicester 28 26 50
4 Chelsea 28 8 45
5 United 27 12 42
6 Wolves 28 7 42
7 Tottenham 28 7 40
8 Sheffield 27 4 40
9 Burnley 28 -6 38
10 Arsenal 27 3 37

As terrible as everything seems at this moment, it still bears repeating that there is still plenty to play for in the league. Spurs are still only five points out of fourth place with 10 matches remaining, and fifth place might be good enough this year, with that gap currently at just two points.

It will be interesting to see how Jose Mourinho approaches this match with the second leg against RB Leipzig slated for Tuesday. It might come down to the age old conundrum of trying to make next year’s Champions League versus competing in the current year’s iteration, but at this point most fans will simply take any sort of win. It will not be easy via either avenue.

How to Watch

Date: Saturday, March 7, 2020
Time: 12:00 p.m. ET, 5:00 p.m. BT
Location: Turf Moor, Burnley, England
TV: NBCSN (USA), Sky Main Event (UK)
Streaming: NBC Sports Live (USA), Sky Go Extra (UK), (free trial)

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