West Ham United’s Sam Allardyce: How I am different to Burnley’s Sean Dyche

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West Ham United will take on Burnley at home in the Premier League on Saturday.

West Ham United manager Sam Allardyce has told the club’s official website how he is different from his Burnley counterpart Sean Dyche.

The Hammers will take on the relegation-threatened Burnley at the Boleyn Ground in the Premier League on Saturday.

"Sean is his own man and he knows what he wants from his players,” Allardyce told West Ham’s official website. “He’s sticking to his original plan because he thinks that’s the best way of doing things.

“Perhaps I’m a little bit more flexible in terms of adapting to the teams that we play and the threats that the opposition face.”

Burnley have played pretty much the same way throughout the season, but that should not come as a surprise as they gained promotion to the Premier League only at the end of last season.

Perhaps that has made the Clarets a bit predictable to the opposition, but it does not mean that West Ham can take them lightly.

The Hammers are struggling for form and for points at the moment, and a defeat at home to a side considered one of the favourites to go down to the Championship should not come as a surprise.

While West Ham may adapt their approach for the match against Burnley, the fact that the players have not been playing well for a number of weeks could hamper then.

Burnley are struggling for survival in the Premier League, and one suspects that they are going to give their all to pick up the three points.

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