Mark Lawrenson is backing Tottenham Hotspur to ease to a convincing 3-0 win over Burnley on the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
Spurs moved to inside a degree of fourth-placed Arsenal within the race to safe a spot within the Champions League after a 3-0 win over Mikel Arteta’s aspect within the north London derby on Thursday night time.
Harry Kane scored twice within the first half earlier than Son Heung-min sealed a cushty win for Spurs to heap strain on Arsenal within the top-four race with two video games left to play.
Tottenham are unbeaten of their final 4 Premier League video games to search out kind at a vital level of the 2021-22 season with a spot in Europe’s premier membership competitors up for grabs.
Burnley are battling relegation with Everton and Leeds United because the Clarets look to keep away from a return to the Championship after a seven-year stint within the Premier League.
Mike Jackson’s aspect misplaced 3-1 to Aston Villa final day trip to finish a three-game profitable run and depart Burnley degree on factors with Leeds.
BBC Sport pundit Lawrenson is tipping Tottenham to beat Burnley by a three-goal margin in north London on Sunday afternoon.
“Mike Jackson made a superb begin as Burnley boss however they didn’t have any type of spark after they misplaced at dwelling to Aston Villa final weekend,” Lawrenson instructed BBC Sport.
“They didn’t actually put up a lot resistance, which was very in contrast to them. It will be very attention-grabbing to see how they react right here, and whether or not they could make life tough for Tottenham.
“Spurs’ top-four hopes are nonetheless not in their very own arms however they’re very a lot alive after their win over Arsenal on Thursday and I believe they may put in one other massive efficiency right here.
“No matter occurs, Burnley are going to be watching anxiously when Leeds play Brighton a little bit afterward Sunday.”
Burnley had been 1-0 winners within the reverse fixture again in February because of Ben Mee’s first-half winner.
Spurs have gained 4 of their final six video games in opposition to Burnley within the Premier League.