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Burnley 1-0 Wolves: Matej Vydra’s second-half strike puts Clarets OUT of the relegation zone

Burnley 1-0 Wolves: Matej Vydra’s second-half strike secures very important three factors and lifts Clarets above Everton and OUT of the relegation zone

  • Both groups had probabilities to open the scoring however it was goalless at half-time 
  • Matej Vydra scored the solely objective of the sport in the 62th minute, side-footing in 
  • The outcome means the Clarets leapfrog Everton out of the relegation zone 
  • It is their second win in three video games having sacked Sean Dyche final week  

It took Burnley greater than six months to win their first two Premier League video games of the season, however a second victory in the area of 4 days at a buoyant Turf Moor raised the Clarets’ hopes of staying up.

Matej Vydra has hardly been prolific since arriving from Derby for £11million in 2018, scoring simply seven league targets in 4 seasons for Burnley earlier than Sunday – however No.8 might be his most vital but.

It arrived simply after the hour mark towards Wolves on Sunday with the sport in the stability and Mike Jackson’s facet desperately in want of a breakthrough. 

Matej Vydra scored the only goal of the game as Burnley gave a boost to their survival hopes

Matej Vydra scored the solely objective of the sport as Burnley gave a lift to their survival hopes

The forward scored in the 62nd minute to earn his side a vital three points against Wolves

The ahead scored in the 62nd minute to earn his facet an important three factors towards Wolves 

The Czech shakes the hand of caretaker manager Michael Jackson after being substituted

The Czech shakes the hand of caretaker supervisor Michael Jackson after being substituted 

Dwight McNeil began the transfer by whipping in a go to the ft of Wout Weghorst who took the sting out of it with a faint contact. There was nonetheless a possibility for Wily Boly to enter a 50-50 problem on the Dutchman, however the Wolves defender determined to to not commit. 

MATCH FACTS AND RATINGS 

BURNLEY (4-4-2): Pope 7; Roberts 6.5, Collins 7, Tarkowski 7, Taylor 6; McNeil 8 (Long 85), Brownhill 6.5, Cork 7, Rodriguez 6.5 (Barnes 64, 6.5); Vydra 7 (Lennon 71, 6), Weghorst 7. 

Subs: Lowton, Hennessey, Stephens, Bardsley, Thomas, Costelloe.

Scorer: Vydra 64

Booked: Vydra, Barnes, Taylor

Manager: Mike Jackson 7

WOLVES (3-4-2-1): Sa 6; Boly 5, Coady 6.5, Saiss 6 (Trincao 79, 6); Jonny 7, Dendoncker 6, Moutinho 7, Semedo 6.5; Silva 6.5 (Neto 67, 6), Hwang 6.5; Jimenez 7. 

Subs: Ruddy, Hoever, Ait-Nouri, Marcal, Chiquinho, Toti, Cundle.

Booked: Neto

Manager: Bruno Lage 6

Referee: Anthony Taylor 7

It allowed Weghorst an opportunity to sq. the ball to Vydra unmarked and he managed to dig the ball out from underneath his ft and knock it previous Jose Sa from shut vary.

Burnley moved out of the relegation zone for the first time in 175 days stretching again to October 31.

Still, that’s trigger for extra hope than that they had when chairman Alan Pace took the daring resolution to sack the top-flight’s longest-serving supervisor Sean Dyche and set up Jackson as caretaker 9 days in the past. 

He has delivered seven factors from his three video games in cost to offer the membership a preventing likelihood.

After Thursday’s totally deserved and really spectacular win over Southampton right here, Burnley picked up the place that they had left off in the Lancashire sunshine.

They had been shiny and courageous, seeking to get the ball on the ground and play via a Wolves facet who had been significantly extra resilient than Saints.

It produced solely two alternatives of word in the first half, each of which fell to McNeil. 

He obtained the ball on the proper flank in the eleventh minute and lower inside, taking up two defenders earlier than curling a shot simply huge of the goal.

It was seven minutes when half-time McNeil acquired one other clear sight of objective and this time it got here on the finish of a transfer that stated every thing about the soccer Burnley are being inspired to play underneath Jackson.

Vydra celebrates his match-winning goal with team-mate Connor Roberts on Sunday

Vydra celebrates his match-winning objective with team-mate Connor Roberts on Sunday

Burnley winger Dwight McNeil came close to the first goal of the game in the first-half

Burnley winger Dwight McNeil got here near the first objective of the sport in the first-half 

Jose Sa comes to collect with Burnley centre back James Tarkowski challenging for the ball

Jose Sa comes to gather with Burnley centre again James Tarkowski difficult for the ball 

Jack Cork began the transfer on half, puncturing Wolves’ first line of defence. Josh Brownhill and Vydra had been additionally concerned as they sliced via the defence to arrange McNeil whose effort was tipped over the bar by Sa.

Wolves had their moments too as they appeared to get in behind down each flanks. Jonny lower inside from the left in the twentieth minute and let fly with a superb shot that was heading inside the put up earlier than Nick Pope lunged to his left to beat the ball away.

Then simply earlier than half-time Fabio Silva acquired via on the proper and crossed in direction of Raul Jimenez. Connor Roberts knew the Mexican was lurking and confirmed outstanding composure to play the ball out to security from virtually underneath his personal bar.

The from side to side of the sport continued after the interval. Burnley thought that they had taken the lead when Cork was fouled by Hwang Hee-Chan and took a free kick into the field to Vydra. The Czech was offside however that was solely confirmed after Sa blocked his effort and the ball ricocheted into the internet off Conor Coady.

It was a frustrating afternoon for Bruno Lage's side as they left Turf Moor with nothing

It was a irritating afternoon for Bruno Lage’s facet as they left Turf Moor with nothing 

But for Jackson's side it is two wins in four days which boosts their hopes of staying up

But for Jackson’s facet it’s two wins in 4 days which boosts their hopes of staying up 

Pope then pulled off one other glorious save to tip Nelson Semedo’s shot away from the high nook after the Portugal defender arrived on the overlap to get on the finish of Hwang’s go.

Nathan Collins summed up the spirit in the Burnley camp when he was left trailing by a superb flip by Jimenez on midway in the 76th minute. The 20-year-old centre-back chased again to make a incredible deal with and win the ball again. Collins held up his hand by approach of apology however there actually was no want.

Burnley are on this combat collectively and who’s to say they gained’t lengthen their keep in the Premier League to a seventh season?

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