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Three things we learnt from Chelsea’s 1-1 draw with Burnley

Chelsea dropped points against Burnley, but they managed to extend their lead at the top to ten points. It was always going to be a difficult proposition to beat Burnley, given their impressive home record and they won’t be too disappointed with a point. The home side worked hard and fashioned several good chances, giving as good as they got …

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Analysing Robbie Brady’s exciting full debut for Burnley against Chelsea

Robbie Brady produced a home debut to remember as Burnley secured a well-deserved point against Premier League champions-elect, Chelsea. The Irishman, who completed a deadline-day move worth up to £13 million from Norwich City, cancelled out Pedro’s seventh-minute opener with a superb 25-yard free kick that gave Thibaut Courtois no chance. Burnley showed why they have been so successful at home …

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Who was your man of the match in Burnley 1-1 Chelsea?

In a shock result, Burnley came back from behind to hold the current league leaders thanks to a superb Robbie Brady free-kick to earn a valuable point and prevent Chelsea from running away with the league. Pedro opened the scoring in just the seventh minute, only moments after Eden Hazard had gone close. At that point, the Spaniard’s cool finish …

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Three things we learnt from Arsenal’s 2-1 victory over Burnley

Arsenal managed to snatch a late victory with ten men to keep their title hopes alive against a spirited Burnley side. It was a frustrating first-half for the home side as Burnley defended wholeheartedly with several key interceptions and blocks. They finally found a breakthrough thanks to a Shkodran Mustafi header, but just minutes later Granit Xhaka received a red …

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A dream return: How does Joey Barton make Burnley tick?

Second debuts for a club don’t come around all too often, but for Joey Barton, his second league bow at Turf Moor, and his first for the club in the Premier League could hardly have gone much better. Having surprisingly left the club following the Clarets’ return to the Premier League in favour of a move to Rangers, his ignominious …

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Burnley vs Southampton: Match preview, likely line-ups and score prediction

Burnley manager Sean Dyche is targeting a fourth successive home victory tomorrow when Southampton make the long trek north to Turf Moor. Dyche has exceeded all expectations with the Clarets, who were expected to be cannon fodder at the the start of the season after gaining promotion from the Championship, but who currently sit 12th in the Premier League table – eight points …

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Manchester City 2-1 Burnley: Three things we learnt

Manchester City bounced back from Saturday night’s defeat to Liverpool with a 2-1 victory over Burnley – but it was not without incident or controversy. City were forced to play the last hour with 10 men after Fernandinho was shown a straight red card for two-footed challenge on Johan Gudmundsson. Remarkably, it was the Brazilian’s third red card in his past …

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Three things that we learnt as Stoke eased past Burnley

Two first half strikes from Jonathon Walters and Marc Muniesa secured a relatively comfortable victory for Stoke City over newly promoted Burnley at the Bet365 Stadium on Saturday afternoon.   The Potters were the dominant side in the opening forty-five minutes, demonstrating their quality through two thoroughly well worked goals, but were forced onto the back foot during the second …

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Stoke City vs Burnley: Match Preview and predicted line-ups

Stoke City take on Burnley at the Bet365 Stadium on Saturday afternoon knowing that a win over The Clarets could see them climb as high as seventh in the Premier League table. The Potters go into the game in a good vein of form and were able to secure a victory on the road against Watford last weekend despite being …

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