Fulham travel to Turf Moor to face 16th placed Burnley in the Premier League on Saturday. 

The two sides will contest a relegation scrap which could see a number of goals, given that the two sides have the worst defensive records in the league.

The Cottagers have been inconsistent of late, even with new manager Claudio Ranieri, who has yet to steady the ship. They come into the game off the back of an FA Cup upset to Oldham and will be looking for redemption away to Burnley.

Here’s a look at how Fulham might line up for Saturday’s clash .

3. Goalkeeper & Defenders

Fulham FC v Oldham Athletic AFC - FA Cup Third Round

Sergio Rico (GK) – After being rested for the FA Cup Sergio Rico will return to the starting lineup hoping to keep his second clean sheet of the season.

Cyrus Christie (RWB) – Christie has been a regular in the side this season and has looked an improved player in the last few weeks.

Tim Ream (CB) – The American has a lot of experience at centre back and could prove vital if Fulham are too stay up this year. 

Maxime Le Marchand (CB) – Le Marchand is a very versatile player. He has occupied a number of positions across the back four/five this season.

Denis Odoi (CB) – Odoi will be hoping his side don’t have a repeat of their FA Cup performance. He criticised his team saying they will ‘get battered’ by Burnley if they don’t improve.

Joe Bryan (LWB) – Bryan and Christie offer pace down the wings and will act as second wingers when Fulham are going forwards to offer support to the front three.

2. Midfielders

Tom Cairney

Tom Cairney (CM) – The Fulham captain needs to be at his best to get anything from the game. He provides the creative spark in his teams midfield build up and will be vital.

Jean Michael Seri (CM) – Seri is the physical powerhouse in midfield and has great passing range and dribbling ability. He has not slotted into the team as smoothly as he or Fulham would have liked and needs some improved performances.

1. Forwards

Aleksandar Mitrovic

Andre Schurrle (RW) – Schurrle has been inconsistent of late and needs to find his best form, which he has shown only glimpses of. With Fulham struggling to stop leaking goals they can at least make sure they keep scoring them with his individual ability to change a game.

Aleksandar Mitrovic (ST) – Mitrovic has been impressive this season when he gets the supply he thrives upon. If Fulham play to his strengths they can be a real threat going forwards.

Ryan Sessegnon (LW) – The youngster has real pace and direct dribbling ability and will look to expose the opposition defenders when one on one. He can switch wings with Schurrle and link in the middle with Mitrovic.

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