Steven Gerrard says Aston Villa will show Burnley 'no sentiment' ahead of crunch revised clash

Steven Gerrard says Aston Villa will spare relegation-threatened Burnley 'no sentiment' when the two sides meet again on May 19 in their rearranged Premier League fixture.

Villa recorded back-to-back wins when recording a 3-1 victory at Turf Moor on Saturday to push the Clarets back into the relegation conversation.

Danny Ings scored against his former club before further goals from Emiliano Buendia and Ollie Watkins snapped Burnley's three-match win streak and four-game unbeaten run.

The win came off the back of Gerrard's men condemning Norwich City to relegation from the Premier League last weekend.

Villa will entertain Burnley again later this month in a match that was postponed in December because of coronavirus.

"You have to play extremely well to take maximum points off them," Gerrard told reporters, when asked about meeting the Clarets again.

"It will be a different game. We'll reset. It's at our place. It's a game we're looking forward to but we've got two before it.

"We've got a real tough game against Liverpool on Tuesday so we'll try and rest and recover the best we can."

Gerrard said he was sympathetic to Burnley's perilous position outside of the relegation zone by only two points but he would prepare his players no differently.

"We'll see what the situation is when that game comes around but the message will be clear - go and take maximum points," he said.

"There'll be no sentiment and we'll go and try and win as many games as we can."

Burnley looked a world away from the side that had recorded wins over Southampton, Wolves and Watford - and they will drop back into the relegation zone on Sunday if Leeds avoid defeat at Arsenal and Everton win at Leicester.

Caretaker manager Mike Jackson said his players will give everything in their final three fixtures to try keep the club in the Premier League.

"The league didn't finish today," he told reporters. "You have to find a way of moving forward.

"It's about how you react. We have a bit of time before our next game."

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