- Burnley vs Everton Premier League saw the home-side hand the Toffees their fourth straight defeat
- Everton captain Seamus Coleman saw red after receiving yellow cards in each half
- Jeff Hendrick's volley from Ashley Westwood's corner separated both teams at the blast of the final whistle
Burnley defeated 10-man Everton 1-0 in a tough Premier League clash on Saturday afternoon, October 5, at Turf Moor.
The encounter saw Super Eagles Alex Iwobi handed a start from the blast of the contest Everton boss Marco Silva, but the Toffees poor run on the current campaign continued away from Goodison Park.
Burnley were victorious off Jeff Hendrick's volley from Ashley Westwood's corner to ensure Everton lost their fourth Premier League game, a performance that leaves the away side just one spot above the relegation zone, while Burnley stretched their unbeaten run to four matches to move into the top four.
Interestingly, the game had little to cheer from the start until Burnley shot-stopper Nick Pope showed class in tipping Gylfi Sigurdsson's curling free-kick away from goal, while at the other end, Johann Berg Gudmundsson could not direct his header beyond Jordan Pickford’s reach.
However, Iwobi and teammates will rue the sending off of captain Seamus Coleman's for yellow cards in each half, which handed Burnley the advantage before Hendrick's fine strike separated both team at the blast of the final whistle..
Legit.ng reported earlier that Super Eagles forward Samuel Chukwueze is reportedly in talks with eggheads of Spanish La Liga side Villarreal over a long term contract.
According to reports coming out of the Spanish topflight, the Yellow Submarine are excited with Chukwueze’s form since his debut last campaign, and has netted twice alongside one assist so far in the new season.
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