Burnley 0, West Ham United 0: Clarets and Hammers share the spoils as Burnley move within two points of safety

Burnley moved to within two points of Watford after drawing at home with West Ham United.
Matej Vydra has a shot on goal blocked by Issa Diop and Craig Dawson Matej Vydra has a shot on goal blocked by Issa Diop and Craig Dawson
Matej Vydra has a shot on goal blocked by Issa Diop and Craig Dawson

In a game that lacked any real quality, both sides will be happy to share the spoils, here’s how the action unfolded.

Burnley v West Ham United

Key Events

  • Jay Rodriguez replaces the injured Maxwel Cornet
  • Jack Cork starts in place of Josh Brownhill who drops to the bench
  • Ben Mee recovers from injury to start in place of Nathan Collins

Burnley sub: Vydra replaces Wood. Wood has been poor, but he’s been feeding on scraps to be fair.

Benrahma scoops an effort well wide from the edge of the area, Nick Pope not at all concerned by it.

Antonio shoots from the edge of the area, but it’s well wide. West Ham having all the possession, but Burnley are restricting the Hammers to long range attempts.

Burnley sub: Brownhill replaces Westwood

West Ham sub: Vlasic replaces Benrahma.

McNeil’s free kick is headed goalwards by Tarkowski, but it’s comfortable for Fabianski.

Rodriguez lays it off to Vydra whose effort is blocked.

West Ham sub: Fornals replaces Lanzini.

Declan Rice goes close with an effort from the edge of the area, it’s just over and hits the stanchion behind Nick Pope’s goal.

Dwight McNeil feeds Vydra who turns in the box and falls under a challenge from Rice, the ball works its way to Lowton who smashes an effort high and wide.

Burnley sub: Lennon replaces McNeil.

Big chance for Burnley, Gudmundsson holds the ball up for the run of Taylor who plays a low ball but Rodriguez can’t get a foot on it and the ball flies across the face of goal.

Three minutes of added time.

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