Burnley On A Great Run, Extending Their Lead After A Late Drama


Burnley defeats 10-man Rotherham 3-2 & increases their advantage in the second division of the Premier League. Their standings improved to 5 points with the win in the Sky Bet Championship. Watford rallies to defeat Cardiff 2-1, and Stoke City and Sunderland has also triumphed.

Burnley defeated Rotherham 3-2 in the Sky Bet Championship, coming from behind to win with to strikes in extra time from subs Halil Dervisoglu and Manuel Benson. This victory moved Burnley 5 points ahead of second-place Rotherham.

The Millers looked to have won impressively on the road after strikes from substitute Ogbene and Cohen put them at the front. But even being 2-0 down Burnley players declined to submit and answered with a score from Jay Rodriguez.

However, the Yorkshire team ultimately lost after Bramall was sent out for receiving two cautions in the seventy-fifth minute, allowing Benson to perform yet another last-minute comeback.

Burnley On An Impressive Run In The Sky Bet Championship:

The Belgian, who had come off the sidelines to score and help his clinch the victory against Reading on Saturday, curled an effort into the back of the net beautifully in the 1st minute of additional time and then contributed to Dervisoglu’s winning goal in the tenth min of injury time as the Clarets stretched their win streak to sixteen games.

Watford defeated Cardiff two to one to win their second straight away match and climb into the KOs positions.

This was the fourth straight victory for the visitors of Cardiff and their 5th in 8 games under new manager Slaven Bilic.

With strikes from Ismaila Sarr, and Francisco Sierralta the Hornets overtook Swansea in 6th position after Kipre had handed the home team the lead.

Alex Pritchard, a mideo for Sunderland, scored his 1st goal since Feb to assist his former team Huddersfield lose 2-0 at home.