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Palace extend unbeaten run in six-goal thriller at Burnley

BURNLEY, England, Nov 20 (Reuters) – Crystal Palace prolonged their unbeaten run in the Premier League to seven video games after an entertaining 3-3 draw at Burnley on Saturday.

Christian Benteke struck twice for Patrick Vieira’s Palace, who led 3-2 at the break, however a surprising Maxwel Cornet volley earned the Clarets a share of the factors at Turf Moor.

Palace are ninth in the desk on 16 factors from 12 video games however the draw was little assist for Burnley who’re 18th on 9.

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Benteke put Palace forward in the eighth minute with a low shot from the sting of the field that sneaked in off the within of the submit.

But the Clarets fought again with a strong Ben Mee header from a nook after which Chris Wood nodded house after James Tarkowski headed the ball throughout the realm to the New Zealand worldwide.

Palace appeared harmful with each assault and drew stage by means of Benteke’s second after good work from Conor Gallagher, gathering a excessive ball, skipping previous a sliding Charlie Taylor after which organising the Belgian worldwide.

The guests then made it 3-2 three minutes earlier than the interval when Marc Guehi drove house after Joachim Andersen’s header had been parried by Nick Pope.

Within 4 minutes of the second half Sean Dyche’s Burnley drew stage in spectacular trend — James Tarkowski flicked on a header to the again submit and Cornet unleashed an unstoppable volley. It was the Ivorian’s fifth purpose in seven begins.

Wilfried Zaha produced a implausible volley of his personal in the 63rd minute however Pope managed to get a slight contact on the ball to deflect it in opposition to the bar.

Burnley piled on the strain in the ultimate minutes and virtually grabbed a stoppage-time winner however Palace keeper Vicente Guaita did effectively to maintain out substitute Matej Vydra’s effort.

“It was a crazy, good game,” Vieira said. “I think both teams gave a different philosophy of the game, and tried to win it”.

Bur the previous Arsenal midfielder was disenchanted with the way in which his staff conceded all three objectives from set items.

“We need to improve that aspect of the game – in the modern game set-pieces are so important, and we will need to spend more time in training to deal with them,” he added.

Dyche was upset with referee Simon Hooper for not appearing when Andersen pulled down Chris Wood with the Clarets striker by means of on purpose and the visiting defender the final man.

“That is bizarre, I have seen it back, two hands across his chest and whoever is looking at that I have no clue how they can’t see he has brought him down,” he stated.

“The referee had one of those games today, not to the level we would hope,” he added.

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Reporting by Simon Evans; Editing by Hugh Lawson, Ken Ferris and Pritha Sarkar

Soccer Football - Premier League - Burnley v Crystal Palace - Turf Moor, Burnley, Britain - November 20, 2021  Crystal Palace manager Patrick Vieira REUTERS/Peter Powell

Soccer Football - Premier League - Burnley v Crystal Palace - Turf Moor, Burnley, Britain - November 20, 2021  Crystal Palace's Christian Benteke scores their first goal REUTERS/Peter Powell

Soccer Football - Premier League - Burnley v Crystal Palace - Turf Moor, Burnley, Britain - November 20, 2021  Crystal Palace's Christian Benteke scores their second goal REUTERS/Peter Powell

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