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West Ham vs Burnley LIVE: Premier League squad news and rosters as Vlasic starts and Clarets start life after Sean Dyche

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Of them premier league matches are shown on Easter Sunday, before the footballing world turns its attention to the FA Cup semi-final and we’ll have coverage of it right here The Independent. First, the focus is on East London, where West Ham United host Burnley, who made headlines on Friday for the surprise sacking of manager Sean Dyche.

The Clarets are four points from safety with eight games to go as they fight for survival in the top flight, the last game under Dyche being the 2-0 loss to bottom club Norwich last week. The Hammers, meanwhile, also lost by the same scoreline to Brentford at the same time – but in midweek business took a massive upturn as they defeated Lyon in the Europa League to book a place in the semi-final against Eintracht Frankfurt.

While David Moyes’ side will naturally be hoping for a trophy and the Champions League place that comes with it, they still have domestic matters to settle if they are to seal a coveted top six, being three points behind Manchester. United and Arsenal at present, having played one game more than the Gunners. Follow all the live updates from West Ham vs Burnley, with Newcastle vs Leicester updates below:

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Show me you’re a West Ham fan without telling me you’re a West Ham fan…

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Dylan TerryApril 17, 2022 1:38 p.m.

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Burnley are currently four points from safety with just eight Premier League games remaining.

Everton beat Manchester United to move further out of the relegation zone, but they will get back there if Burnley can pick up three points today.

The pressure would then be on Frank Lampard’s side as they prepare to host Leicester on Wednesday.

Burnley next host Southampton on Thursday.

Dylan TerryApril 17, 2022 1:33 p.m.

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West Ham striker Michail Antonio has featured against Burnley on three occasions, scoring three goals against them.

Four out of four today? Without hitting the back of the net, he was magnificent for the Hammers in midweek. The complete performance of an attacker.

Dylan TerryApril 17, 2022 1:28 p.m.

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It’s worth remembering that Newcastle host Leicester in the other Premier League game at 2.15pm today.

I’m also in charge of score updates for this one, so everything that happens at St James’ Park will be brought to you here. You don’t have to go anywhere.

Dylan TerryApril 17, 2022 1:26 p.m.

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West Ham fans heading into today’s game prepare to welcome their European heroes home after a sensational 3-0 win at Lyon on Thursday.

Eight of the 11 Europa League holders are also lined up today. Fabianski, Cresswell and Vlasic replace Areola, Coufal and Fornals.

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Dylan TerryApril 17, 2022 1:23 p.m.

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Respective benches of the two teams for today’s match.

West Ham substitutes: Areola, Fredericks, Coufal, Noble, Kral, Masuaku, Benrahma, Fornals, Yarmolenko.

Burnley Subs: Hennessy, Roberts, Bardsley, Long, Brownhill, Stephens, Lennon, Barnes, Vydra.

Dylan TerryApril 17, 2022 1:19 p.m.

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And here is Burnley’s starting line-up: Pope; Lowton, Tarkowski, Collins, Taylor; McNeil, Cork, Westwood, Cornet; Rodriguez, Weghorst.

Dylan TerryApril 17, 2022 1:17 p.m.

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Here is your West Ham squad today then: Fabiansky; Johnson, Diop, Dawson, Creswell; Rice, Soucek, Lanzini, Bowen, Vlasic; Antonio.

Dylan TerryApril 17, 2022 1:16 p.m.

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The European semi-finalists are in the house, ladies and gentlemen. Official team news will be released in the next few minutes.

Dylan TerryApril 17, 2022 1:14 p.m.

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here’s how The IndependentJack Naisbitt thinks today’s game is going to play out.

Both clubs are battling for points but for different reasons, with West Ham looking to cement their European spot and Burnley battling for survival in the Premier League.

West Ham have not lost in the league against Burnley in their last 3 games and the Clarets have not won away in their last 3 league games.

A narrow West Ham win looks the most likely. West Ham 2-1 Burnley.

Dylan TerryApril 17, 2022 1:11 p.m.

West Ham vs Burnley LIVE: Premier League squad news and rosters as Vlasic starts and Clarets start life after Sean Dyche

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