David Wagner expects to have fresh selection options when Huddersfield Town try to halt the Burnley express on Saturday.
The Clarets cross the Pennines four points clear at the Championship summit and chasing a sixth straight win.
That’s after they came from behind for a 3-2 victory at Fulham and second-placed Middlesbrough went down 1-0 at Rotherham United.
Sean Dyche’s side, seeking an immediate return to the Premier League, are unbeaten in 13 games and have scored 57 goals in 36, the most in the division.
Head coach Wagner kept the same starting side as in the 2-0 defeat at Derby County as his 18th-placed charges claimed a 3-1 home win over Reading.
But he says he could make changes against Burnley, who beat Town 2-1 at Turf Moor back in October, when Andre Gray scored twice, one a penalty.
Winger Sean Scannell, who made an impact from the bench on his return from a knee injury against Reading, is pushing for a start.
Philip Billing is available after serving a three-match suspension while fellow midfielder Emyr Huws is fit again after an ankle problem.
And Wagner hopes centre-back Joel Lynch, who has missed the last two matches with a hamstring injury, will be back, along with Elvis Manu.
“We should have some alternatives on Saturday, and Philip Billing will definitely be available,” said Wagner.
“Emyr is making good progress in training and maybe Lynchy will be back. Karim Matmour was ill in the week and hopefully he should be better.”
Burnley could again be without midfielder David Jones, who missed out against Fulham because of an Achilles tendon injury.