MX23RW : Monday, June 14 21:08:30| >> :600:365134:365134:
Feb 22, 2020 at 3pm UK at Turf Moor
Attendance: 18,227
Vydra (53'), Rodriguez (60' pen.), McNeil (88')
FT(HT: 0-0)

Result: Bournemouth have two goals chalked off by VAR in Burnley loss

Result: Bournemouth have two goals chalked off by VAR in Burnley loss
© Reuters
The Cherries had two goals chalked off at Turf Moor.

Bournemouth had two goals disallowed by VAR as Burnley won 3-0 at Turf Moor to keep their hopes of a European spot alive.

The Cherries saw Josh King’s first-half effort chalked off for handball against Philip Billing before Matej Vydra scored his second goal in as many games following the break to give the hosts the advantage.

Harry Wilson’s equaliser after a counter-attack was then ruled out by VAR and a penalty to Burnley was awarded instead for Adam Smith’s handball.

Jay Rodriguez converted the spot-kick while Dwight McNeil added a sublime third before full-time.

The win moved Burnley to eighth while Bournemouth remain two points above the drop zone.

Burnley goalkeeper Nick Pope was called into action to deny Callum Wilson, who fired on the turn in an early Cherries chance.

Vydra could have given Burnley the lead after 10 minutes after racing free of the Bournemouth rearguard but Aaron Ramsdale made a fine stop.

Bournemouth thought they had gone in front after 20 minutes when Andrew Surman’s corner was flicked on and King tucked home, but it was ruled out by VAR after the ball came off Billing’s shoulder.

King delivered a sublime cross for Harry Wilson and Pope showed smart reflexes to keep the header out as Bournemouth went close again.

At the other end, Ashley Westwood’s corner five minutes after the break nearly crept in but Surman headed off the line.

But the Clarets did take the lead in the 53rd minute when Vydra darted into the box after beating the offside trap, evaded Simon Francis’ challenge and finished coolly over an onrushing Ramsdale.

Drama ensued before the hour when Bournemouth counter-attacked and scored through Harry Wilson, but VAR brought play back to award Burnley a penalty after Smith’s handball moments before the Cherries broke forward.

Rodriguez stepped up to slot away an expertly-taken spot-kick to double Burnley’s advantage.

Ramsdale parried Rodriguez’s 71st minute volley to safety, the stopper denying the striker again moments later after the Burnley man met McNeil’s cross.

Burnley nearly had a third after a flowing move saw Westwood set up Vydra but the forward stabbed wide.

McNeil fired in a sublime effort which rebounded off the post with Ramsdale beaten, but the Burnley man made no mistake with a brilliant curling 87th minute strike for the third.

Bournemouth’s Callum Wilson side-footed wide from close range in stoppage time as the hosts claimed the spoils.

ID:390541: cacheID:390541:1false2false3false:QQ:: from db desktop :LenBod:restore:4944:
Restore Data
Share this article now:
Did you know...?

rhs 2.0
Euro 2020 fixtures
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Thursday, June 17, 2021
Friday, June 18, 2021
Todays Game Header Right
CNorwich CityNorwich462910775363997
4Swansea CitySwansea4623111256391780
8Cardiff CityCardiff4618141466491768
9Queens Park RangersQPR461911165755268
12Luton TownLuton461711184152-1162
13Preston North EndPreston46187214956-761
14Stoke CityStoke461515165052-260
15Blackburn RoversBlackburn4615121965541157
16Coventry CityCoventry461413194961-1255
17Nottingham ForestNott'm Forest461216183745-852
18Birmingham CityBirmingham461313203761-2452
19Bristol City46156254668-2251
20Huddersfield TownHuddersfield461213215071-2149
21Derby CountyDerby461111243658-2244
RWycombe WanderersWycombe461110253969-3043
RRotherham UnitedRotherham46119264460-1642
RSheffield WednesdaySheff Weds461211234061-2141

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!