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Stoke City 1-2 Burnley

By Michael EmonsBBC Sport
Danny Ings
Danny Ings scored twice to take Burnley off the bottom of the Premier League
  • Ings puts Burnley 2-0 ahead inside 13 minutes
  • Walters diving header pulls one back for Stoke
  • Burnley win for second time in league this season
  • Stoke dominate possession but cannot force equaliser

Danny Ings scored twice in two minutes as Burnley beat Stoke to claim their first away win of the season and move off the bottom of the Premier League.

Ings put the visitors ahead in the 12th minute when he tapped in after Asmir Begovic parried Ashley Barnes's cross.

The striker grabbed his second soon after, with another close-range finish following Michael Kightly's low pass.

Jon Walters pulled one back with a diving header for Stoke, but the Clarets held on for the valuable win.

The victory means Sean Dyche's side have now won back-to-back Premier League games and move above QPR and Crystal Palace into 18th place.

While they were fortunate to hold on against a wasteful Stoke side, Burnley showed plenty of effort and character.

They conceded 15 goals in a five-match period between the end of September and the start of November, but have followed that with a 1-0 win against Hull and a battling defensive performance to take the three points at Britannia Stadium.

But for Stoke it was a disappointing afternoon. The Potters had numerous chances to secure a point but could not force a second goal past a resolute away defence.

One of the hosts' best chances came when Bojan, who supplied the cross for Walters's goal, released Victor Moses with a clever backheel, but the winger's powerful effort was punched to safety by Tom Heaton.

Burnley fans enjoy the trip home
Burnley's previous away Premier League win came with a 4-1 victory at Hull on 10 April 2010 - after which they spent four seasons in the Championship.

The hosts, who had 73% of possession and had 14 corners compared to none from the visitors, brought on Marko Arnautovic and Peter Crouch for Moses and Mame Biram Diouf as they pushed for an equaliser.

Bojan was instrumental in Stoke's best work and his floated cross was flicked goalwards by Crouch, but the ball narrowly went wide.

Another substitute, Charlie Adam, had another effort to snatch a point but his powerful effort from 25 yards was well held by Heaton.

With Burnley defending with 10 players in their own penalty area during five minutes of injury time, there was one further chance for Stoke but goalkeeper Begovic headed over.

Stoke City manager Mark Hughes said: "We're disappointed with the opening period and that's what has cost us the three points. We were totally dominant.

"[Erik] Pieters failed a fitness test and our back four was thrown together this morning, but we're still a team that should not allow the opponent to go into a 2-0 lead."

Stoke City defender Ryan Shawcross said: "We had a brilliant performance in the win at Tottenham but threw that all away. We have lost at home to Leicester, Aston Villa and Burnley, three teams in the bottom half, and that's something we have to work on."

Danny Ings
Danny Ings has netted three times in his past four Premier League games after failing to score in his first five
Burnley goal
Burnley have now won back-to-back Premier League matches, something Stoke have not done this season
Jon Walters
Jon Walters's goal for Stoke was his fifth of the season in all competitions
Bojan
Ex-Barcelona winger Bojan set up Jon Walters' goal for Stoke and was instrumental in his side's best moves

Line-ups

Stoke

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Begovic
  • 2Bardsley
  • 17Shawcross
  • 20Cameron
  • 5Muniesa
  • 21SidwellBooked at 59minsSubstituted forAdamat 78'minutes
  • 15N'Zonzi
  • 19Walters
  • 27Bojan
  • 13MosesSubstituted forArnautovicat 56'minutes
  • 18DioufBooked at 25minsSubstituted forCrouchat 60'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6Whelan
  • 7Ireland
  • 10Arnautovic
  • 16Adam
  • 24Assaidi
  • 25Crouch
  • 29Sørensen

Burnley

Formation 4-4-1-1

  • 1HeatonBooked at 70mins
  • 2Trippier
  • 4DuffSubstituted forKeaneat 76'minutes
  • 5Shackell
  • 23Ward
  • 21Boyd
  • 8Marney
  • 14Jones
  • 11KightlySubstituted forJutkiewiczat 60'minutes
  • 30Barnes
  • 10IngsBooked at 39minsSubstituted forReidat 86'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6Mee
  • 7Wallace
  • 17Sordell
  • 18Reid
  • 19Jutkiewicz
  • 22Gilks
  • 25Keane
Referee:
Martin Atkinson
Attendance:
27,018

Match Stats

Home TeamStokeAway TeamBurnley
Possession
Home73%
Away27%
Shots
Home25
Away5
Shots on Target
Home3
Away4
Corners
Home14
Away0
Fouls
Home10
Away9

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Stoke City 1, Burnley 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Stoke City 1, Burnley 2.

  3. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Peter Crouch (Stoke City) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Bojan with a cross.

  4. Post update

    Corner, Stoke City. Conceded by Michael Keane.

  5. Post update

    Attempt missed. Asmir Begovic (Stoke City) header from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Charlie Adam with a cross following a corner.

  6. Post update

    Corner, Stoke City. Conceded by Ashley Barnes.

  7. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Bojan (Stoke City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Ryan Shawcross.

  8. Post update

    Attempt missed. Marc Muniesa (Stoke City) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

  9. Post update

    Attempt saved. Lukas Jutkiewicz (Burnley) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Tom Heaton.

  10. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Charlie Adam (Stoke City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  11. Post update

    Attempt missed. Peter Crouch (Stoke City) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box misses to the left. Assisted by Marko Arnautovic with a cross.

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, Burnley. Steven Reid replaces Danny Ings.

  13. Post update

    Attempt saved. Charlie Adam (Stoke City) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  14. Post update

    Attempt missed. Phil Bardsley (Stoke City) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the right.

  15. Post update

    Corner, Stoke City. Conceded by Stephen Ward.

  16. Substitution

    Substitution, Stoke City. Charlie Adam replaces Steve Sidwell.

  17. Substitution

    Substitution, Burnley. Michael Keane replaces Michael Duff because of an injury.

  18. Post update

    Attempt missed. Peter Crouch (Stoke City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Phil Bardsley following a corner.

  19. Post update

    Attempt missed. Phil Bardsley (Stoke City) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left following a corner.

  20. Post update

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Chelsea12102030111932
2Southampton118122351825
3Man City1273224131124
4Man Utd125431915419
5Newcastle125431415-119
6West Ham125342016418
7Swansea125341613318
8Arsenal124532015517
9Everton124532219317
10Stoke124351315-215
11Liverpool114251415-114
12Tottenham114251416-214
13West Brom123451317-413
14Sunderland122731219-713
15Hull112541315-211
16Aston Villa11326516-1111
17Leicester122461118-710
18Burnley12246820-1210
19Crystal Palace112361420-69
20QPR122281123-128
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