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Raul Jimenez piles misery on Clarets


Wanderers make it back-to-back league victories as Sean Dyche’s facet stay winless this season

Raul Jimenez’s aim was sufficient for Wolves to earn their first Premier League residence win of the season.

The 1-Zero scoreline flattered Burnley, who remained within the sport by the brilliance of Joe Hart, with the goalkeeper denying Helder Costa, Jimenez, Otto and Ruben Neves earlier than he was lastly crushed after 61 minutes.

Jimenez scored the winner

Jimenez scored the winner

Jimenez, who additionally scored within the draw with Everton throughout the opening sport of the season, bought his second aim of the marketing campaign with a deft flick from a Matt Doherty cross.

Burnley, in the meantime, stay with no win in 11 matches in all competitions this season, after their Europa League exploits. They have misplaced their final 4 Premier League video games – the final time that occurred the Clarets have been relegated from the highest flight, ending backside of the desk in 2015.

Burnley’s terrible start continues

Burnley’s horrible begin continues

Wolves loved spell of early stress which included 4 corners, the second of which was effectively labored to Costa and his cross required a save from Hart, who needed to push away the ball after Costa’s cross evaded everybody within the penalty space and seemed like creeping contained in the far put up.

Burnley survived and steadily labored their means into the sport. They have been seeing extra of the ball, though the possession was primarily in their very own half or the center of the pitch and, a tame Ashley Barnes effort apart, Wolves goalkeeper Rui Patricio was unworked throughout the entire match.

Wolves made it back-to-back league wins

Wolves made it back-to-back league wins

The guests by some means emerged unscathed from one other wave of Wolves assaults simply after the hour mark. Diogo Jota bought to the byline and minimize the ball again for Jimenez however Hart did effectively to avoid wasting along with his ft at point-blank vary earlier than Jimenez then noticed his header on the rebound cleared off the road by James Tarkowski.

Wolves stored the assault alive and Otto then noticed his effort stored out by a mixture of Hart and Tarkowski on the aim line earlier than the Burnley goalkeeper lastly smothered the ball.

Willy Boly was subsequent to be pissed off as he despatched a header narrowly over the crossbar as half-time approached.

There was one other let-off for Burnley proper at the beginning of the second half. Phil Bardsley under-hit his go again to Hart and Jota seized on the free ball. He arrange Jimenez however the Mexico worldwide scooped his shot over the crossbar with solely Hart to beat.

Wolves appealed for a penalty after 54 minutes when Jota bumped into Tarkowski however referee Andre Marriner noticed no foul. Hart was then referred to as upon as soon as extra to parry Neves’ long-range strike around the put up.

However, Hart was lastly crushed and Wolves made the breakthrough. Doherty did effectively down the best and his low cross was directed into the online off the put up by Jimenez’s first-time flick.

Sean Dyche is under pressure

Sean Dyche is beneath stress

Burnley would have gotten a fast equaliser had Jack Cork been in a position to stretch sufficient to get a contact on a deep free-kick from Matej Vydra on the far put up.

Back on the different finish, Adama Traore turned the most recent participant to be denied by Hart after he labored a one-two with Jimenez and noticed his shot saved on the close to put up.

It is successive wins within the Premier League for Wolves however the variety of probabilities they miss is turning into a theme this season and that will likely be a priority for head coach Nuno Espirito Santo.


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