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Burnley snatch late winner to see off Everton

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Richarlison tucked in his sixth and seventh goals of the season

Maxwel Cornet scored a late winner to earn Burnley a vital win over fellow strugglers Everton in their bid to remain in the Premier League.

The Ivorian capitalised upon two poor errors by Jordan Pickford and Ben Godfrey in the 85th minute to earn Sean Dyche’s side only their fourth league win of the season.

It lifted them to within one point of safety behind Frank Lampard’s fourth-bottom side.

In an entertaining and feisty encounter in wet and blustery conditions, the hosts took a 12th-minute lead when an unmarked Nathan Collins scored at the back post from a corner.

But the advantage did not last long as Richarlison stroked home the first of two penalties in the 18th minute when Ashley Westwood was adjudged to have tripped Anthony Gordon.

His second came four minutes before half-time and was tinged with controversy.

Despite Vitaliy Mykolenko being tripped by Aaron Lennon, referee Mike Dean did not think it amounted to a spot-kick, until he was advised by the video assistant referee to review it on the monitor and then overturned his decision.

The home support showed their disgust with that call, but their mood improved after the break when a great burst by Charlie Taylor led to him crossing for Jay Rodriguez’s equaliser in the 57th minute.

And although Everton created the better chances as the second half wore on, Cornet’s seventh goal of the season could not have been more crucial as it sent the home fans wild.

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Burnley

Starting XI

  1. Squad number1Player namePope

    Average rating

    7.39

  2. Squad number14Player nameRoberts

    Average rating

    7.21

  3. Squad number22Player nameCollins

    Average rating

    7.69

  4. Squad number5Player nameTarkowski

    Average rating

    7.95

  5. Squad number3Player nameTaylor

    Average rating

    7.54

  6. Squad number17Player nameLennon

    Average rating

    7.14

  7. Squad number18Player nameWestwood

    Average rating

    7.45

  8. Squad number8Player nameBrownhill

    Average rating

    7.51

  9. Squad number20Player nameCornet

    Average rating

    8.18

  10. Squad number19Player nameRodriguez

    Average rating

    7.91

  11. Squad number9Player nameWeghorst

    Average rating

    7.58

Substitutes

  1. Squad number2Player nameLowton

    Average rating

    7.28

  2. Squad number11Player nameMcNeil

    Average rating

    7.28

  3. Squad number27Player nameVydra

    Average rating

    7.45

Everton

Starting XI

  1. Squad number1Player namePickford

    Average rating

    2.97

  2. Squad number2Player nameKenny

    Average rating

    3.19

  3. Squad number22Player nameGodfrey

    Average rating

    3.18

  4. Squad number32Player nameBranthwaite

    Average rating

    3.55

  5. Squad number19Player nameMykolenko

    Average rating

    3.74

  6. Squad number16Player nameDoucouré

    Average rating

    3.27

  7. Squad number4Player nameHolgate

    Average rating

    3.08

  8. Squad number17Player nameIwobi

    Average rating

    3.33

  9. Squad number24Player nameGordon

    Average rating

    4.00

  10. Squad number9Player nameCalvert-Lewin

    Average rating

    3.39

  11. Squad number7Player nameRicharlison

    Average rating

    4.42

Substitutes

  1. Squad number11Player nameGray

    Average rating

    3.54

  2. Squad number33Player nameRondón

    Average rating

    3.24

Line-ups

Burnley

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Pope
  • 14RobertsSubstituted forLowtonat 72′minutesBooked at 76mins
  • 22Collins
  • 5Tarkowski
  • 3Taylor
  • 17LennonSubstituted forMcNeilat 85′minutes
  • 18Westwood
  • 8BrownhillBooked at 10mins
  • 20Cornet
  • 19Rodriguez
  • 9WeghorstSubstituted forVydraat 80′minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Lowton
  • 4Cork
  • 10Barnes
  • 11McNeil
  • 13Hennessey
  • 16Stephens
  • 27Vydra
  • 28Long
  • 37Thomas

Everton

Formation 4-3-3

  • 1Pickford
  • 2Kenny
  • 22GodfreyBooked at 54mins
  • 32Branthwaite
  • 19Mykolenko
  • 16Doucouré
  • 4HolgateBooked at 3minsSubstituted forRondónat 87′minutes
  • 17Iwobi
  • 24GordonSubstituted forGrayat 73′minutes
  • 9Calvert-Lewin
  • 7Richarlison

Substitutes

  • 8Delph
  • 11Gray
  • 15Begovic
  • 23Coleman
  • 33Rondón
  • 34El Ghazi
  • 36Alli
  • 60Price
  • 64Welch

Referee:
Mike Dean

Match Stats

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  1. Match ends, Burnley 3, Everton 2.

  2. Second Half ends, Burnley 3, Everton 2.

  3. Offside, Burnley. James Tarkowski tries a through ball, but Jay Rodriguez is caught offside.

  4. Attempt missed. Salomón Rondón (Everton) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Dominic Calvert-Lewin.

  5. Josh Brownhill (Burnley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  6. Foul by Salomón Rondón (Everton).

  7. Matej Vydra (Burnley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  8. Foul by Abdoulaye Doucouré (Everton).

  9. Attempt missed. Matej Vydra (Burnley) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

  10. Attempt blocked. Dwight McNeil (Burnley) left footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Jay Rodriguez.

  11. Substitution, Everton. Salomón Rondón replaces Mason Holgate.

  12. Goal! Burnley 3, Everton 2. Maxwel Cornet (Burnley) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Matej Vydra.

  13. Attempt blocked. Jonjoe Kenny (Everton) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Richarlison.

  14. Substitution, Burnley. Dwight McNeil replaces Aaron Lennon.

  15. Corner, Everton. Conceded by Charlie Taylor.

  16. Attempt blocked. Demarai Gray (Everton) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

  17. Substitution, Burnley. Matej Vydra replaces Wout Weghorst.

  18. Corner, Burnley. Conceded by Jordan Pickford.

  19. Attempt saved. Maxwel Cornet (Burnley) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Wout Weghorst.

  20. Aaron Lennon (Burnley) wins a free kick on the right wing.

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