2016/17
Matchweek 35
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Sat 29 Apr 2017
Kick Off:
Selhurst Park, London
Att: 25,013
Ref: Robert Madley

WHO'S GOING TO BE YOUR

MAN OF THE MATCH?

Match summary

Burnley earned their first away victory of the season and all but secured their Premier League status, beating Crystal Palace 2-0 at Selhurst Park.

Palace put Burnley under early pressure but the visiting team were first to score, Ashley Barnes converting Stephen Ward’s cross at the second attempt in the seventh minute.

Palace struggled to create chances with the best in the first half falling to Luka Milivojevic, who blasted wide from eight metres.

After the break, Palace upped the pressure and Damien Delaney forced Tom Heaton into a good save.

Burnley secured the win when Andre Gray scored on the counter in the 85th minute.

The win lifted Burnley to 14th on 39 points, eight clear of the bottom three.

Palace are 16th on 38 points.

Man of the match Ashley Barnes (Burnley)

See: Crystal Palace report | Burnley report

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Match officials

Referee: Robert Madley

Assistants: Adam Nunn, Marc Perry

Fourth Official: Andre Marriner

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      Season So Far

      Crystal Palace
       
      Burnley

      Top Player Stats

        Head-to-Head

        Crystal Palace
        Total Wins
        6
        Home
        2
        Away
        4
        Burnley
        Total Wins
        6
        Home
        3
        Away
        3

        Played

        15

        Draws 3

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