Premier League: Burnley overcomes Brentford 3-1

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BURNLEY. Burnley defeats Brentford 3-1.

BURNLEY. Burnley overcomes Brentford 3-1. Burnley was just to good to grab a decisive 3-0 lead with C. Wood (5′), M. Lowton (33′) and M. Cornet (35′). Brentford reduced the distance with a goal (80′) by S. Ghoddos, but there was not much to do for them. Brentford lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (59%).

The match was held at the Turf Moor Stadium in Burnley on Saturday and this began at 2:00 pm local time. In the presence of 18,181 spectators.​ The referee was Jonathan Moss who was helped by Marc Perry and Tim Wood. The 4th official was Jeremy Simpson. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 11.2 degrees Celsius or 52.16 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 82%.​

Match Statistics

Brentford was in firm control of the ball 59% while Burnley was struggling with a 41% ball possession.

Burnley was more aggressive with 41 dangerous attacks and 17 shots of which 6 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Burnley won the match.

Burnley shot 17 times, 6 on target, 11 off target. On the opposite side, Brentford shot 13 times, 4 on target, 9 off target.


Burnley received 1 yellow card (D. McNeil). On the opposite side, Brentford received 1 yellow card (S. Ghoddos).

After this match, Burnley will have 4 points like Newcastle United to stay in the 18th place. On the other side, Brentford will stay with 12 points to stay in the 12th place.

Match Events

  • 5'

    C. Wood

  • 16'

    G. Cornet (Goal Disallowed)

  • 33'

    M. Lowton

  • 35'

    M. Cornet

  • 58'

    S. Ghoddos

    F. Onyeka

  • 68'

    M. Vydra

    M. Cornet

  • 68'

    V. Janelt

    M. Jensen

  • 73'

    S. Ghoddos

  • 79'

    M. Roerslev Rasmussen

    S. Canos

  • 80'

    S. Ghoddos

  • 83'

    D. McNeil

Next match

In the upcoming Premier League match, Burnley will play away with Chelsea on the 6th of November with a 10-1 head to head record in favor of Chelsea (3 draws).

Brentford will host Norwich City on the 6th of November with a 5-2 head to head stats in favor of Norwich City (3 draws).

Burnley: Formation and Lineups

Burnley started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

The manager Sean Dyche chose to play with the following team: Nick Pope (6.8), Matthew Lowton (8.4), James Tarkowski (7.0), Ben Mee (7.1), Charlie Taylor (7.2), Jóhann Guðmundsson (6.4), Ashley Westwood (7.8), Josh Brownhill (7.0), Dwight McNeil (7.8), Maxwel Cornet (7.8) and Chris Wood (7.3).


Burnley made only 1 change substituting M. Cornet for M. Vydra (68′)​.

Top player: Matthew Lowton

Probably the most impressive player in Burnley was Matthew Lowton.

His rating is (8.4) with 1 goal, 38 passes (71% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 4 duels out of 5. He performed 3 crosses.

Brentford: Formation and Lineups

Brentford started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).

On the other side, Thomas Frank played with: Álvaro Fernández (6.0), Zanka (6.3), Pontus Jansson (6.6), Ethan Pinnock (6.8), Sergi Canós (6.4), Frank Onyeka (6.1), Christian Nørgaard (7.2), Mathias Jensen (6.3), Rico Henry (6.1), Marcus Forss (6.4) and Ivan Toney (6.3).


Brentford made 3 changes: F. Onyeka for S. Ghoddos (58′), M. Jensen for V. Janelt (68′) and S. Canos for M. Roerslev Rasmussen (79′).

Top player: Christian Nørgaard

The player who no doubt impressed Brentford the most was Christian Nørgaard.

His rating is (7.2) with 62 passes (70% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 1 duel out of 3.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Premier League



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