Bournemouth 2-4 Burnley: Championship leaders beat Premier League side in FA Cup

Bournemouth 2-4 Burnley: Championship leaders beat Premier League side in FA Cup

Bournemouth 2-4 Burnley: Championship leaders beat Premier League side in FA Cup

Anass Zaroury and Manuel Benson every scored two targets as Championship leaders Burnley beat Premier League rivals Bournemouth in an thrilling FA Cup third-round draw on the Vitality Stadium.

Benson’s opener for the Clarets was canceled by a Ryan Christie effort, after which Zaroury took two hits to offer Burnley a 3-1 lead within the first half.

Dominic Solanke closed the hole, however Benson added in 4 minutes later.

Bournemouth had their likelihood late however Burnley waited for a well-deserved victory.

The end result will put extra stress on Bournemouth boss Gary O’Neil as Cherries have misplaced 9 of their final 11 video games.

Against this, 5 factors clear on the high of the Championship, Burnley from Vincent Kompany continued to impress with a decisive win over their high rivals with their twelfth win in 14 video games.

“The remainder of the efficiency does not matter as a result of the three silly targets we conceded cannot be compensated,” O’Neil informed BBC Sport full-time.

“You may’t win soccer video games in case you rating targets like that. We have to enhance quick – there’s so much occurring and we have to enhance quick.”

Burnley's goal against Bournemouth
Burnley lead by 5 factors on the high of the Championship

Kompany glad with its efficiency

Each teams of supporters will most likely say that the end result was not a shock.

Burnley are the highest scorers in England’s first 4 leagues, whereas Bournemouth have misplaced their final 5 video games in three matches.

Bournemouth is only one level above the Premier League relegation zone, trying over his shoulder; Burnley is flying and rightfully taking the lead with Benson’s early end.

Christie quickly leveled up with a unfastened move from defender Josh Cullen, solely to reclaim Burnley’s lead by ending off a pleasant workforce transfer by Zaroury.

Zaroury added a second in an effort to curve after footwork simply earlier than the break, however Solanke made 2-3 as he superior on a rebound after Bailey Peacock-Farrell saved the primary one.

However like Bournemouth’s slip of hope, Benson’s side-foot end 9 minutes later restored Burnley’s two-goal lead.

The hosts have been virtually backing off when Christie noticed an effort slip away from the road and Lloyd Kelly’s trailing header hit the board.

Shedding solely to Watford, Sheffield United and Manchester United this season, Burnley held on regardless of their supporters chanting “we rise, you fall”.

“I’m glad with the efficiency,” Kompany mentioned. “It retains us occurring our journey.

“As we noticed within the League Cup, ultimately the large canines come after which it will get actually powerful.

“That is why we will take it recreation by recreation. Regardless of who we play, we are going to at all times attempt to win.”

Whereas Burnley will face Coventry within the Championship subsequent Saturday, Bournemouth, who was booed by some followers on the finish of the match, will play an important match in opposition to Brentford within the Premier League on the identical day.



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