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Match Report: Burnley 3 - Fulham 1

This is kind of a loop now...

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First half goals from Andre Gray and 90th minute finisher from Matt Taylor ended our five game unbeaten run last night at Turf Moor.

Gray opened the scoring at 1-0 just 18 minutes in, heading a cross into the net from the far post which was delivered by David Jones, while a Jamie O'Hara effort went over just a few minutes earlier for us.

We had a good string of possession and were looking to equalise, but unfortunately that ended in the 36th minute when Scott Arfield sent a through ball past our backline and into the reach of Gray, who sent his shot past Joe Lewis and into the net, to make it 2-0.

Kit Symons decided to switch to a 4-4-2 formation for the second half and it semed to have paid off when some nice playing from Tom Cairney found Ross McCormack in the box, the Scot curling a left footed shot into the corner of the net to make it 2-1.

A couple changes were made as we bought Alexander Kacaniklic on to replace Tim Ream, and James Husband moved to the position of left back. It seemed to help, as we had a flurry of missed efforts, with Moussa Dembele firing over the bar, and an effort from McCormack being blocked, before Ryan Fredericks suffered an injury and had to be replaced by Lasse Vigen Christensen, while Matt Smith came on for O'Hara. Smith had an effort on goal but shot it straight into the arms of Tom Heaton. Matthew Taylor came on for George Boyd and Chris Long replaced Gray for the home side.

As the game reached the end, all was sealed as Taylor collected a through ball from Arfield and shot it straight past Lewis to make it 3-1. Burn reacted by almost giving us a second, his cross being deflected towards goal but Heaton was there to tip it over and give Burnley three goals and three points as we sailed down to 11th place.