BFC LIVE: Crystal Palace 0, Burnley 1 FT

Burnley have climbed into eighth - potentially a Europa League slot - after a 1-0 win at Crystal Palace.

By Chris Boden
Monday, 29th June 2020, 1:20 pm
Updated Monday, 29th June 2020, 9:59 pm
Ben Mee celebrates what proved to be the winning goal
Ben Mee celebrates what proved to be the winning goal

Ben Mee's header just after the hour, on his 300th league appearance for the club, was enough to hand a depleted Clarets side all three points, and stretch their run to one defeat in 10 Premier League outings.

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BFC LIVE: Crystal Palace 0, Burnley 1 FT

Last updated: Monday, 29 June, 2020, 19:47

  • Ben Mee’s header has earned Burnley a second-successive win - on his 300th league appearance for the club
  • Jordan Ayew avoids a red card for a forearm into Josh Brownhill’s face after VAR check
  • Burnley striker Jay Rodriguez was out having picked up an ankle knock after scoring the 73rd-minute winner against Watford - his 50th career goal for the club
  • Matt Lowton was also not in the squad after a knock to his foot, with Phil Bardsley back in the side
  • Sean Dyche was only been able to name seven substitutes again, without Rodriguez and Lowton
  • Nick Pope has edged ahead of Liverpool’s Alisson on 13 clean sheets in the race for the Golden Glove

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