BBC pundit delivers honest assessment of Burnley's relegation chances after Crystal Palace win

Burnley defeated Crystal Palace by a goal on Monday night, the Clarets’ first win in the Premier League this season.

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 25:  Jermaine Beckford of Preston North End reacts during the warm up prior to the EFL Cup fourth round match between Newcastle United and Preston North End at St James' Park on October 25, 2016 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England.  (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 25: Jermaine Beckford of Preston North End reacts during the warm up prior to the EFL Cup fourth round match between Newcastle United and Preston North End at St James' Park on October 25, 2016 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

The win saw Burnley move up to 17th, above Sheffield United, West Brom and Fulham.

Chris Wood netted the winner just eight minutes into the game – but afterwards, talk turned towards whether Sean Dyche’s men can avoid relegation this campaign.

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Speaking to BBC Radio 5 Live, former Leeds United striker turned pundit Jermaine Beckford delivered his assessment on whether the Clarets can avoid the drop.

"Basing it on today’s performance [against Palace], I think they have enough to stay up,” Beckford explained.

“But I think they need to be a little more ruthless in goal, they had a couple of opportunities where I think they could have taken a little bit more care to really find the bottom corners of the net.

“But, that being said, they finished off beating Crystal Palace, who have been a very difficult opponent for many teams this season.”