What a contrast of a week.

Last weekend saw our team topple our North London neighbours in supreme style, overawing them with a subtle mix of power and skill to the tune of a 2-0 win.

Then, on Thursday, we travelled to a Cologne side rock bottom of the Bundesliga and our Europa League group, and we turned in a blunt display to lose 1-0.

We still clinched top spot, and it was our second eleven as the whole team was changed from the one that defeated spurs, but it was still a hiccup. Hiccups disrupt rhythm.

Still, our strongest eleven will take to the Turf Moor field to take on Burnley, as at the very least we incurred no injuries in Germany.

Arsene Wenger in his press conference on Friday revealed that our squad was in rude health. Only Santi Cazorla and Theo Walcott will miss out for our trip to Burnley. Theo has been suffering with an illness but is expected to return next week, and surprisingly, Danny Welbeck should be ok too.

The England striker made his return against Koln for 45 minutes, and Wenger said his decision to hook the striker at half time was due to Welbeck’s last return from injury that saw him pull a hamstring after 60 minutes.

Welbeck should take a spot on the bench, but the other players who played on Thursday did not do enough to stake a claim. Jack and Giroud in particular, we expected more from but they failed to deliver.

Changing a winning team is a risky business too, so the team that defeated spurs should be unchanged. Our away form needs a lift if we are to do anything this season, and Turf Moor is a hell of a place to go when you’re looking to pick up points.

Burnley boss Sean Dyche has got his team on a real roll. Level on points with us and just three less goals in goal difference, the Clarets aren’t relegation fare this season. They possess a real threat and they are so effective in midfield. We will have to be at our very best to take the points.

Their last result was a 2-0 win over Swansea that never truly stretched them, so they will be ready for us. They will have a point to prove, as they have never beaten us in a Premier League match. Their sole victory over us recently, was a 2-0 League Cup win over our kids in 2008, but this game will be vastly different.

Jeff Hendrick and Steven Defour are a great cocktail of strength and effective passing, and with Sam Vokes and Gray up top, our three man defence need to be on their toes. They have only lost twice this season and in their twelve matches this term, they have 50 percent clean sheets.

So, how do we overcome Hendrick, Defour, Cork and Gudmondssen? We need Ramsey and Xhaka to be on the ball like they were last week. If they take their foot off the gas for five minutes, then we could be another victim of Burnley’s renaissance.

Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil had their best games of the season, and their genius could well pick the lock. Let us hope we are on song again.

Predicted lineup - Cech, Mustafi, Koscielny, Monreal, Bellerin, Xhaka, Ramsey, Kolasinac, Ozil, Alexis, Lacazette.

Predicted scoreline - 2-0 to The Arsenal.