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Crystal Palace 0-3 Burnley – No reply from Crystal Palace, as Burnley rampage to 3

Photo Credit: AP

Technical card:
Crystal Palace: Vicente Guaita, Nathaniel Clyne, Cheikhou Kouyate, Scott Dann, Patrick Van Aanholt, Jordan Ayew, Luka Milivojevic, Jairo Riedewald, Eberechi Eze, Michy Batshuayi (Andros Townsend, min.62) and Christian Benteke (Jean-Philippe Mateta, min.76)
Burnley: Nick Pope, Matthew Lowton, James Tarkowski, Ben Mee (Kevin Long, min.83), Erik Pieters (Phil Bardsley, min.87), Johann Gudmundsson (Robbie Brady, min.72), Ashley Westwood, Jack Cork, Dwight McNeil, Ashley Barnes and Jay Rodriguez
Stadium: Selhurst Park
Goals: Johann Gudmundsson (0-1, min. 5), Jay Rodriguez (0-2, min. 10) and Matthew Lowton (0-3, min. 47)

Burnley beat Crystal Palace with a thumping 3-0 victory on Saturday at Selhurst Park. Crystal Palace were looking to get back winning ways after losing their last game 2-0 to Leeds United. Burnley had managed to pick up a single point in their encounter with Brighton & Hove Albion. As things stand, Crystal Palace are in 13th place on the table and has 29 points while Burnley sit in 15th with 26 points after 24 matches.

Burnley started well as, with early goal from Johann Gudmundsson in the 5th minute. Later, Burnley scored again thanks to a goal from Jay Rodriguez in the 10th minute to establish the 2-0. Later, Burnley scored again and increased their lead thanks to a goal from Matthew Lowton in the 47th minute just before half-time. The first half ended 3-0. Both teams struggled to produce anything meaningful in the second half, leaving the final score at 3-0.

For Crystal Palace Andros Townsend and Jean-Philippe Mateta came on for Michy Batshuayi and Christian Benteke, while Burnley brought on Robbie Brady, Kevin Long and Phil Bardsley to replace Johann Gudmundsson, Ben Mee and Erik Pieters.

No cards were presented on the game sheet.

Crystal Palace will play their next fixture away against Brighton & Hove Albion, while Burnley will face West Bromwich Albion at home.

*The credit for all of photos in this article belongs to AP*

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