Team news: PNE v Burnley

Ben Pearson is helped off against West Ham
Ben Pearson is helped off against West Ham
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Ben Pearson recovered from injury to be named in the Preston North End side to face Burnley at Deepdale.

The midfielder got a bang in the ribs early in Saturday's 2-2 draw with West Ham United and had to be substituted after 20 minutes.

North End boss Alex Neil flipped his squad round for Burnley's visit, the majority of the starting XI having been on the bench against West Ham.

Pearson was the exception, Neil wanting him to get more minutes under his belt after his early exit at the weekend.

Sean Maguire led the attack, with Josh Harrop, Callum Robinson and Graham Burke in the attacking support line behind.

Burnely sent a strong side from East Lancashire in readiness for their Europa League qualifier at Aberdeen on Thursday - Dons boss Derek McInnes was in the directors' box to run the rule over the Clarets.

PNE: Rudd, Woods, Huntington, Storey, Hughes, Pearson, Johnson, Robinson, Harrop, Burke, Maguire. Subs: Maxwell, Fisher, Earl, Clarke, Davies, Browne, Moult, Gallagher, Horgan, Ledson, Bodin.

Burnley: Heaton, Lowton, Tarkowski, Mee, Ward, Gudmundsson, Cork, Hendrick, Westwood, Lennon, Vokes. Subs: Legzdins, Taylor, Kioke, Benson, Goodridge, Walters, Wells, Bardsley, Long, McNeil, Agyei, Dunne, Younger.

Referee: Peter Bankes (Merseyside)