EPL: Chris Wood scores for Burney, Liverpool thump Bournemouth

Johann Berg Gudmundsson will be given a fitness test by Burnley ahead of the Leicester clash

Burnley started the English Premier League as one of the favorites for relegation and will likely finish it with a place in the Europa League.

Jamie Vardy's 72nd-minute strike made it a nervy finish but the hosts held on to record a fifth straight win for the first time in half a century.

Wood had scored at Turf Moor for Leicester four years ago with a goal that helped the Foxes clinch the Championship title ahead of Burnley.

Having only made it into the Burnley team due to Tom Heaton's shoulder injury earlier this season, Pope has held onto his position even with the club captain back fit, and his performances earned him a maiden worldwide call-up for recent friendlies against Netherlands and Italy, where he was an unused sub.

"We have had a lot of chances and it is a big disappointment of course because I think we deserved another result". The rest of the squad is good to go, but it'll be interesting to see who's drafted into the squad as a substitute midfielder. They've got nothing to lose and they played like that.

Puel said, "Of course I was impressed because there was good concentration before the game and good duels at the beginning and it was close with the other team but to concede two goals quickly it was hard to accept".

"These next two games, including the one against Southampton, will decide if we play for something at the end of the season or not". "It's very hard to get five wins on the trot so I'm very pleased overall".

Johann Berg Gudmundsson has provided seven assists in the Premier League this season, two more than any other Burnley player has ever managed in a single campaign in the competition.

"I think so, yes", he said. "They deserve it", said the Frenchman.

The Clarets could not have made a better start with two goals inside the opening 10 minutes.

Chris Wood has been directly involved in six goals in his five Premier League games since coming back from injury (5 goals, 1 assists).



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