Burnley’s victory additionally helped Sheffield United edge nearer to a Premier League return.© Twitter
Burnley secured their promotion again into the Premier League on Saturday after beating Middlesbrough 2-1 on the street. Vincent Kompany’s males, who’ve the perfect and away report within the Championship to date, took the lead by Ashley Barnes within the twelfth minute, earlier than Chuba Akpom equalised from the spot early within the second half. Nonetheless, Connor Roberts scored the winner with lower than 25 minutes of regular time left to play because the Clarets sealed top-flight promotion on first try after being relegated.
Wild celebrations broke out on the Riverside Stadium because the Burnley gamers and coach Kompany thronged the pitch, earlier than heading staright to the stands to rejoice the win with the travelling followers.
From the ultimate whistle pic.twitter.com/ngiEvQsPow
— Burnley FC (@BurnleyOfficial) April 7, 2023
A 19-game unbeaten league run has taken the Clarets 19 factors away from third-placed Luton, who’ve simply six video games remaining, on the high of the Championship.
Burnley nonetheless have seven video games to play, making their promotion the quickest of the Championship period.
The choice to behave swiftly to land the previous Manchester Metropolis captain after his first managerial spell at Anderlecht got here to an finish has proved a masterstroke.
Many feared the worst when Burnley’s six-year keep within the English high flight got here to an finish final season.
Burnley’s victory additionally helped Sheffield United edge nearer to a Premier League return as Middlesbrough stay in fourth.
The Blades now have an eight-point cushion in second and a recreation in hand after Iliman Ndiaye scored the one purpose in a 1-0 win over bottom-of-the-table Wigan at Bramall Lane.
(With AFP Inputs)
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