Crystal Palace 0-3 Burnley: Eagles brushed apart at home

Burnley returned to winning methods in type after a quick start proved the key to a 3-0 away win at Crystal Palace.

Johann Berg Gudmundsson and Jay Rodriguez netted inside ten minutes at Selhurst Park and Matt Lowton added a superb third after the break to end a four-game run and not using a win for Sean Dyche’s team.

The Clarets moved to 26 points and 11 away from the relegation zone however the Eagles’ woe continued with out talisman Wilfried Zaha. In his absence, Palace have lost 18 of their last 20 top-flight video games and Roy Hodgson’s 350th most up-to-date Premier League fixture, ruined.


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With out their important goalkeeper due to a hamstring injury, Christian Benteke and Michy Batshuayi began collectively for less than the second time this season however for a third consecutive recreation the hosts gave up early.

That was largely their own work, with Scott Dann and Patrick Van Aanholt unable to clear an ‘Erik Pieters’ cross from depth and Gudmundsson provoked himself earlier than firing to the corner after 5 minutes.

The Icelandic midfielder ended an extended goal drought in last weekend’s 1-1 draw at home to Brighton and this newest effort made it two in two league video games for the former Charlton player.

Burnley ought to have doubled their benefit 4 minutes later when Ashley Barnes’ shot was deflected back for a corner by Dann however they did not have to attend lengthy for a moment.

From the ensuing set piece, home goalkeeper Vicente Guaita did not deal with Dwight McNeil’s supply and Rodriguez had the simple job of getting home from inside the world six yards.

He defended extra poorly from the Eagles, however Rodriguez did not complain after his 20-game look ahead to a goal from the top.

A few makes an attempt by Benteke signaled the hosts’ need to get back to the battle however each have been snug for Nick Pope.

In Zaha’s absence, Ebere Eze had the onus to create for Palace and curled broad following good work by Jordan Ayew from the alternative sideline.

With the deficit on the break nonetheless two goals, Hodgson’s males needed to start robust after half time and the alternative occurred.

The Lowton full-back had not scored within the Premier League since April 2013 and turned the most recent player to chop a duck at Selhurst Park.

The defender produced a surprising run to the best, dribbling past Eze and Luka Milivojevic with ease earlier than bouncing past Van Aanholt.

After taking part in one to 2 with Rodriguez on the outskirts of the world, Lowton utilized the specified finish when he volleyed home brilliantly to make it 3-0 after 47 minutes.

Palace Andros Townsend and Jean-Philippe Mateta summoned however the race for the home team was run.

Burnley’s day ended on a bitter be aware although when captain Bee Mee left the field on a stretcher after an harmless accompanied Ayew.

The center-back was positioned in a neck brace following a five-minute delay and Pieters was additionally forced late with an injury.

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