Burnley lose to Newcastle to suffer relegation from the Premier League

Burnley 1-2 Newcastle: Heartbreak for the Clarets as Callum Wilson’s brace condemns them to top-flight relegation… as they drop into the Championship for the first time since 2016

  • Callum Wilson opened the scoring in the first half from the penalty spot
  • He then scored again in the second half, tapping home Allan Saint-Maximin’s cross 
  • Burnley pulled a goal back through Maxwel Cornet with just over 20 minutes to go
  • However, it wasn’t enough to earn them a point and they have been relegated 

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Burnley have been relegated from the Premier League after losing 2-1 against Newcastle at Turf Moor on Saturday.

Callum Wilson scored in each half, his first goal coming from the penalty spot, to put Newcastle in a commanding position, but Burnley gave themselves hope when Maxwell Cornet fired home with 21 minutes left.

Mike Jackson’s side pushed for an equaliser, yet couldn’t find it, and with Leeds picking up a win at Brentford, the Clarets drop into the Championship. 

More to follow… 

Maxwell Cornet pulled a goal back for Burnley to give his side some hope of a comeback

Maxwell Cornet pulled a goal back for Burnley to give his side some hope of a comeback

Callum Wilson scored his second goal of the game in the second half to put Newcastle 2-0 up

Callum Wilson scored his second goal of the game in the second half to put Newcastle 2-0 up

Callum Wilson sent Nick Pope the wrong way from the penalty spot to put Newcastle in front

Callum Wilson sent Nick Pope the wrong way from the penalty spot to put Newcastle in front

Wilson celebrated his goal from the penalty spot in front of the travelling fans at Turf Moor

Wilson celebrated his goal from the penalty spot in front of the travelling fans at Turf Moor 

MATCH FACTS

Burnley (3-5-2): Pope; Collins, Tarkowski, Long; Roberts (Weghorst 46), McNeil, Brownhill (Lennon 73), Cork, Taylor; Barnes, Cornet

Scorer: Cornet 

Booked: Tarkowski 

Manager: Mike Jackson

Newcastle (4-3-3): Dubravka; Trippier, Lascelles, Burn, Targett; Longstaff, Guimaraes, Joelinton (Murphy 11); Almiron (Ritchie 89), Saint-Maximin (Wood 72), Wilson

Scorer: Wilson (2) 

Manager: Eddie Howe 

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