Ben Mee's header clinches victory for Burnley at Crystal Palace

29 June 2020 09:09
Somehow, ridiculously, the Burnley bus trundles on, however many wheels keep falling off it. It has been a turbulent week for them: one that began with a chastening 5-0 defeat at the Etihad Stadium, and has taken in an injury crisis, a brewing storm between manager Sean Dyche and chairman Mike Garlick over expiring contracts and transfer investment, and a pitched battle against the racist elements of their own fanbase.And yet, at the end of it, they sit eighth in the Premier League: level on points with Tottenham, within touching distance of European football. Captain Ben Mee’s header on the hour was enough to seal all three points for them here against a poor Crystal Palace. Afterwards, Dyche described it as one of the biggest results of his Burnley career. Truly, this is a club continuing to defy not just gravity, not just sporting economics, but occasionally even simple logic. Related: Crystal Palace 0-1 Burnley: Premier League – as it happened Related: Taking a deep dive into Liverpool's title-winning campaign – Football Weekly Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian