Radio 1 DJ and diehard Burnley fan Jordan North went viral final week on I’m A Superstar when he went to his ‘blissful place’ throughout a trial, which occurred to be Turf Moor.
Turf Moor has not been a lot of a contented place for Burnley this season, although, as they’d misplaced each Premier League sport and hadn’t even scored – till Monday night time.
Burnley scored and WON towards Crystal Palace at hand them their first victory of the season, sadly for Jordan he wouldn’t have seen it as he’s nonetheless holed up of their fort in Wales.
Palace needed to make do with out star man Wilfried Zaha who was dominated out after testing constructive for coronavirus.
Burnley got here into the match because the lowest scorers within the prime flight this season, with simply three targets and none of their final 4 matches.
Nonetheless, they ended that barren run within the eighth minute. Johan Burg Gudmundsson’s cross appeared hopeful however Cheikhou Kouyate inadvertently headed into Rodriguez’s path and he teed up Chris Wooden to fireside past Vicente Guaita.
Palace twice got here near equalising with Batshuayi on the coronary heart of the motion.
Eberechi Eze shrugged off the problem of Matt Lowton on the left earlier than placing in an overlapping James McArthur, who rolled the ball alongside the six-yard space, simply out of attain of the lunging Batshuayi.
The on-loan Chelsea striker then shot inches huge of Burnley goalkeeper Nick Pope’s right-hand publish from the sting of the field shortly afterwards.
Andros Townsend minimize onto his left foot and a strong strike from distance needed to be tipped away by Pope as Burnley went into the break 1-Zero forward.
Burnley got here out firing after the break and Johan Burg Gudmundsson ought to have doubled their lead when McNeil picked out his team-mate in acres of area however a first-time effort cannoned again off the crossbar.
Nonetheless, the hosts got a significant let-off on the hour a wayward Ashley Westwood backpass put Batshuayi one-on-one with Pope – however the striker scuffed his shot straight on the Burnley goalkeeper.
Pope once more made an important save within the ultimate minutes of the sport when he denied Christian Benteke from shut vary as Burnley picked up their first win of the season.