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2018/2019 English Premier League
  • Matej Vydra (39')
  • Aaron Lennon (41')
  • Ashley Barnes (83', 88')

Burnley thrash Bournemouth to move off bottom of Premier League

Burnley moved off the bottom of the table after their first Premier League win of the season with an emphatic 4-0 victory over Bournemouth.

Matej Vydra, making his first start for the club, opened the scoring in the 39th minute and two minnutes later the Clarets had doubled their advantage with a close-range finish from Aaron Lennon.

Sixth-placed Bournemouth, whose three wins in five games had helped give them 10 points to start to the campaign, had the majority of possession but were finished off after the break.

Substitute Ashley Barnes scored twice for Burnley in the final seven minutes with former Everton winger Lennon having a hand in both goals as they moved up to 16th on four points.

English Premier League Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Liverpool 16 +28 42
2 Manchester City 16 +36 41
3 Tottenham Hotspur 16 +14 36
4 Chelsea 16 +20 34
5 Arsenal 16 +15 34
6 Manchester United 16 +2 26
7 Everton 16 +4 24
8 AFC Bournemouth 16 -1 23
9 Leicester City 16 +1 22
10 Wolverhampton Wanderers 16 -2 22
11 West Ham United 16 -2 21
12 Watford 16 -3 21
13 Brighton & Hove Albion 16 -3 21
14 Cardiff City 16 -15 14
15 Newcastle United 16 -9 13
16 Crystal Palace 16 -10 12
17 Burnley 16 -17 12
18 Huddersfield Town 16 -17 10
19 Southampton 16 -17 9
20 Fulham 16 -24 9