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Burney 1-0 Hull City: Barnes goal lifts Clarets to first win (video)

Ahsley Barnes

Burnley’s Ashley Barnes, second left, scores a header during their English Premier League soccer match against Hull City at Turf Moor, Burnley, England, Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Richard Sellers, PA Wire) UNITED KINGDOM OUT - NO SALES - NO ARCHIVES


Burnley has broken its duck in the Premier League, as Ashley Barnes’ 50th minute goal lifted the Clarets to a 1-0 win against Hull City on Saturday.

Hull has just 11 points, two above the relegation zone, while Burnley’s win still has the club in last place. The Clarets have seven points and a minus-13 goal differential.

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Ings nearly struck before the game was a minute old, using the side of his foot to pop the ball past Harper. But the ball bounced wide of the goal.

1 - Kieran Trippier has assisted a goal in the Premier League for the first time, after setting up 14 in the Championship in 2013/14. Due.

— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) November 8, 2014

Harper was forced to make a point blank save of a bullet header. Though 14 shots were taken in the half, nine for Hull and five for Burnley, that save was the only shot put on frame by either squad.

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But, hold on! Kieran Trippier sent in a cross that Ashley Barnes rose high to head home from the center of the box, putting the Clarets up 1-0 and the supporters into a state of euphoria.


Burnley: Heaton; Ward, Shackell (c), Duff, Trippier; Boyd, Jones, Marney, Arfield (Kightly, 55'); Ings, Barnes (Jutkiewicz, 75')

Goal: Barnes (50')

Hull City: Harper, Davies, McShane, Chester (Ben Arfa, 59'), Elmohamady, Brady, Huddlestone (Ramírez, 51'), Livermore, Diame, Aluko (Quinn, 51'), Hernandez

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