Burnley fight back to beat Fulham without a shot on target

Burnley fight back to beat Fulham without a shot on target

12-Jan-2019 17:07:36 | Guardian

When your luck’s out it’s out. Relegation haunted Fulham must have thought they were in with a chance when they got off to a dream start at Turf Moor with a sensational goal after just two minutes, only for two own goals in quick succession to put Burnley in control before Claudio Ranieri even had a chance to speak to his players about protecting their lead.

Not that Fulham were necessarily victims of any cruel misfortune. Burnley reacted positively to going behind at such an early stage and spent most of the first half pressurising the Fulham goal, it was only the identity of the scorers that was harsh on a side looking for its first away win of the season.

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