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Burnley relegated from Premier League after loss at Tottenham

Burnley relegated from Premier League after loss at Tottenham

Tottenham send Burnley into relegation

Published By: Kazeem Ugbodaga

Burnley became the second side to be relegated from the Premier League after 1-2 loss at Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday, joining Sheffield United.

Burnley needed to win at Tottenham to brighten their chances of survival, but the let it slip from their hand after the led earlier in the game.

They were in front midway into the first half. Sander Berge laid the ball off to Jacob Bruun Larsen, who shot from close range into the bottom left corner, leaving the goalkeeper helpless.

Tottenham equalised 32 minutes into the game. Brennan Johnson teed up Pedro Porro inside the box, and he kept his cool to find the roof of the net.

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Two minutes later, Brennan Johnson took the chance to have an effort at goal from inside the box but missed to the right of the target.

In the 68th minute, Dejan Kulusevski produced a good strike that sailed towards the left post, but the goalkeeper showed great reflexes and dove to keep the effort from hitting the net.

Eight minutes to the end of the game, Tottenham made it 2-1. A superb work from James Maddison, who played a vital role in the build-up. He squared it to Micky van de Ven, who beat Arijanet Muric with a brilliant shot into the left side of the net.

In the 86th minute, Cristian Gabriel Romero rose highest from the corner to head at goal, but his effort towards the left side of the goal was brilliantly kept out by the goalkeeper.

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