Register Login Live

English Premier League

Burnley End Three-Game Winless Run

English Premier League 

Result: Burnley 2-0 Watford 

Date: 26 September 2016

Venue: Turf Moor

Burnley ended their three-game winless run in the Premier League with a 2-0 victory over Watford at Turf Moor on Monday night.

The home side enjoyed most of the possession in the opening exchanges, but struggled to carve out chances in the final third.

Watford, meanwhile, were a shadow of the side that defeated Manchester United last week, and spent most of the first half chasing the game.

Burnley eventually broke the deadlock after 37 minutes as Jeff Hendrick rose well to head home a corner for his first goal for the club.

The score remained 1-0 to the home side as the sides entered the halftime break.

However, Burnley doubled their advantage five minutes into the second half, as Michael Keane got on the end of Steven Defour's cross and glanced home a header into the far corner, 2-0.

Watford opted for a change on the hour mark, as Nigerian forward Isaac Success replaced Amrabat as the visitors looked for a way back into the clash.

The visitors pushed for a goal as the half went on, with Success looking particularly dangerous down the left flank. However, they struggled to bypass a stubborn Burnley defence, as the score remained 2-0.

The victory moves Burnley up to 13th spot in the league standings, while the Hornets remain in 11th position.


Bayern Star On Why Pep Is So Successful

Di Maria To Return To EPL?

Zlatan Threatened To 'Break Agent's Legs' Over Pogba Transfer


Top 5

Pirates Linked With Top Signings – How Could They Line Up…

42 Jul 02, 2020 07:00 PM in Orlando Pirates

The 10 Richest Footballers In The World

11 May 20, 2020 08:32 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Mido, Chiefs & Downs – Why A League Medal Is Unlikely  

97 Jul 03, 2020 11:07 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns

11 Footballers Who Went Broke

22 Jun 10, 2020 07:15 PM in World News

Ex-Chiefs Striker's Club Speaks Out

14 Jul 03, 2020 10:03 AM in PSL

Shaba Vs Yeye: Who Had The Hottest Cars Through The Years?

6 Jul 04, 2020 10:42 AM in Stars & Their Cars

Lorch Vs Billiat: Who Had The Hottest Million Rand Car Upgrade?

7 Jul 02, 2020 03:54 PM in Stars & Their Cars

Pirates Linked With Top Signings – How Could They Line Up…

42 Jul 02, 2020 07:00 PM in Orlando Pirates

Shock Messi Transfer Update

32 Jul 03, 2020 07:38 AM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Date For Return To Football?  

43 Jul 04, 2020 07:07 PM in Siyagobhoza

10 Footballers Who Lied About Their Age

52 May 10, 2020 07:16 PM in International

Leopards Make Kapinga Decision Amid Downs Talk

26 Jul 02, 2020 02:19 PM in PSL

The Highest-Paid Footballers In The World Today

11 Mar 29, 2020 07:16 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch