Burnley produced one of finest performances of season to beat Southampton at Turf Moor

Written by on April 22, 2022

Burnley produced one of their finest performances of the season to beat Southampton at Turf Moor and give their hopes of Premier League survival a huge boost.

Burnley, nicknamed the Clarets, won their first match after the sacking of former manager; Sean Dyche, and just their fifth in the league this season, to get to within one point of 17th-placed Everton with six games to play.

Connor Roberts scored a timely first goal for the club when he curled a delightful opener into the far corner and Nathan Collins headed in to double their lead before half-time.

With interim boss Mike Jackson in the dugout, the hosts delivered an impressive attacking display but also defended well to keep Southampton quiet throughout the match.

Kevin Madu


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