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Sport Wood double helps Burnley past Norwich

20:00  21 september  2019
20:00  21 september  2019 Source:   skysports.com

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Norwich were brought back down to earth with a 2-0 defeat against Burnley at Turf Moor. A week after their brilliant victory over Manchester City, the Canaries were undone by two early Chris Wood goals – his first of the season – and remain without a point on the road since returning to the Premier League.

Burnley continued their good recent run with a comfortable win at Brighton. Chris Wood scored twice before Ashley Barnes wrapped up all three points from the spot as the Clarets moved out of the bottom three.

Chris Wood holding a frisbee: Chris Wood scored twice for Burnley © Getty Chris Wood scored twice for Burnley

Chris Wood scored twice as Burnley eased to a deserved 2-0 victory against Norwich at Turf Moor.

The result never really looked in doubt with Wood scoring twice in four minutes to give the dominant hosts an early lead after just 14 minutes.

Norwich went close through Teemu Pukki and Moritz Leitner, whose shot struck the post in the first half, but Daniel Farke's side were a shadow of the team that sealed a stunning 3-2 victory over Manchester City last weekend.

Defeat leaves Norwich, who drop down to 15th, without a point on the road since returning to the top-flight, while a deserved three points see Burnley, who picked up their first win since the opening day of the season, rise to seventh.

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Burnley manager Sean Dyche will make a late decision on whether to include Johann Berg Gudmundsson after his calf injury. However, Danny Drinkwater is not yet fit enough to return from an ankle problem. Norwich City head coach Daniel Farke is still without a host of players.

Accessibility Help . Burnley 2 Norwich 0. Wood (10' minutes, 14' minutes). Hosts Burnley are pressing high and the visitors just keep coughing-up possession in dangerous areas.

a man in a red shirt: Chris Wood fired Burnley ahead © Getty Chris Wood fired Burnley ahead

Burnley started with intensity but it was Norwich, who had the first clear cut opening of the game as Teemu Pukki won the ball off James Tarkowski before racing through on goal. The Finland international opened his body to curl the ball into the far corner, but Nick Pope stuck out a boot to make a superb block.

It turned out to be a crucial save as minutes later it was Burnley who took the lead with Wood rising highest at the near post to head home Ashley Westwood's excellent corner.

It went from bad to worse for Norwich, who were forced into bringing on Moritz Leitner in place of the injured Alexander Tettey, as the lead was doubled when Wood turned in Dwight McNeil's cross for his second goal in four minutes.

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Only a short while ago many Burnley supporters might have had a home fixture against newly-promoted Norwich down as a banker, though that was before Teemu Pukki announced himself to the Premier League and before last weekend’s wholly unexpected toppling of champions Manchester City.

Burnley Burnley . Chelsea Chelsea. Mourgos, pictured, curled in a superb free-kick for the opener and converted a rebound to double the lead. January signing Ali Gabr made his debut for the Baggies and had a header disallowed for offside, as did team-mate Alex Bradley before the break.

  Wood double helps Burnley past Norwich © Getty

Norwich almost found a way back into the game through substitute Leitner but his dipping shot, which deflected off Jack Cork and beat Pope, rebounded back off the post and away to safety.

Norwich improved towards the end of the first half and an excellent passage of play ended with a shot from Emiliano Buendia that was blocked by Ben Mee.

Buendia then curled wide of the target as Norwich looked for a response at the start of the second half, but Burnley were untroubled and looked just as likely to add a third of their own.

Excellent build-up play between Barnes and Wood saw the former curl a shot just past the upright, while Wood shot straight at Krul, spurning his best chance for a hat-trick.

In the end Norwich could not find a way past the brilliantly organised Burnley defence. Leitner went close again with a shot from 18 yards that flew wide of the far post, but the home side closed out what was a comfortable victory.

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Burnley 3 Sunderland 1:Super sub David Nugent clambered off the bench to sink Sunderland with a stunning late double and keep Burnley ’s proud 100 per Four minutes from time the in-form front man struck again as he turned on another neat ball from Elliott in the box and curled a super shot past

Double top: Martin Patterson grabbed a brace for Burnley - but it wasn't enough. Andrew Crofts netted an injury-time equaliser - and was then sent off - as Norwich denied Burnley their first away win of the season. Martin Paterson marked his return to the side with a first-half brace - his first goals this term

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