Burnley defeat Leicester City 2-1 in a great comeback

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Premier League 2020 Burnley vs Leicester City Highlights – In a great comeback, Burnley defeated third-placed Leicester City 2-1 at Turf Moor on Sunday in the Premier League.

The Clarets were one-down in the first half owing to Harvey Barnes’s 33rd-minute goal. The English midfielder put the visitors ahead with his right footed shot from the center of the box to the center of the home team’s net.

premier league 2020 burnley vs leicester city highlights

After not having answers for the attacking play of the visitors, the home team equalized with Chris Wood’s 56th-minute goal. The striker scored in the bottom right corner of the goal after the visitors’ goalkeeper, Kasper Schmeichel saved Mee’s header.

Premier League 2020 Burnley vs Leicester City Highlights

Leicester missed the opportunity to put themselves in the front again when they could not capitalize on a penalty opportunity. Jamie Vardy’s penalty kick was saved quite easily by goalkeeper, Nick Pope.

Burnley finally managed to give themselves a lead when Ashley Westwood scored a 79th-minute goal. Westwood scored a goal in the bottom left corner following a cross from Charlie Taylor.

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The Clarets managed to see through the rest of the game following a couple of missed chances from Kelechi Iheanacho and Caglar Soyuncu. Another missed opportunity from Jonny Evans allowed Burnley to seal the win.

Premier League 2020 Burnley vs Leicester City Highlights – In the post-match interview, Leicester boss, Brendan Rodgers said that they deserved to win but failed to do as they didn’t take their chances properly. On the other hand, Sean Dyche said that his team worked hard all week and that is what finally showed in their performance. Goalkeeper Pope said that it was a massive win for them. The energetic atmosphere helped them seal the win for their team. He thought that it was a great comeback especially after losing four matches in a row.

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With this win, Burnley climbs to the fourteenth spot in the Premier League table with 27 points off 23 matches while Leicester City remains at 45 points off 23 matches. Leicester City will now face West Ham on January 23rd while Burnley will face Manchester United on the same day.

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