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  1. Burnley won their opening game 3-2 at champions Chelsea
  2. West Brom beat Bournemouth 1-0
  3. Watch Final Score at the top of the page

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By Saj Chowdhury

All times stated are UK

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Burnley 0-1 West Brom

It's all over.

Pulis' face!

Jon Walters!!!

Burnley 0-1 West Brom

But he heads over.

It was a great cross from Jeff Hendrick, but the Rep of Ireland international heads over when it would have been easier to head on target.

Seconds remaining.


Burnley 0-1 West Brom

Sam Vokes heads over.

Time is running out for Burnley.

Four minutes of add-ons.

It's Hendrick!!!

Burnley 0-1 West Brom

But his shot from 16 yards clears Ben Foster's bar.

He's had about four efforts on goal today - hasn't tested Foster with any of them.

The Clarets have a corner though.

'No intention from Robson-Kanu'

Alex Scott

Arsenal Ladies & England right-back on Final Score

Robson-Kanu has jumped and his eyes are on the ball.

But his arm is out in a position, so that's probably what the referee has looked at.

It's a hard one, because I don't think there is any intention there.


Burnley 0-1 West Brom

Hal Robson-Kanu!

What a memorable match the Wales forward has had.

On replay, it seems a fair decision.

The forward jumps elbow first in challenging Matt Lowton for an aerial ball.

Ref Martin Atkinson marches towards Robson-Kanu with some purpose. And that purpose is to show the Baggies man a red card.

Salomon Rondon comes on for WBA.

Hal Robson-Kanu

Burnley 0-1 West Brom

Tony Brown

Former West Brom striker on BBC WM 95.6

Away fans going berserk behind that goal right in front of the Albion contingent. You’ve got to applaud Robson-Kanu because of his upper body strength.

He’s held off the defenders there, made room for himself and I’ll tell you what, he’s knocked it into that near post.

He’s seen the keeper and been given a little bit of room on the near post and taken the opportunity. Great finish from Robson-Kanu and the manager will say what a great substitution!”

GOAL - Burnley 0-1 West Brom

Hal Robson-Kanu

This wasn't coming. That really wasn't coming.

The ball is launched forward from the left-hand touchline.

It's flicked on by Matt Phillips into the path of sub Hal Robson-Kanu, who bursts through one challenge, holds off another defender before firing low past Tom Heaton - what a goal!

He's not scored one better - ah wait, he has...

Anyway, it's 1-0 to the Baggies.

They could get to record back-to-back wins at the start of the season in the top flight for the first time since 1978.

Hal Robson-Kanu

The Great Wall

Burnley 0-0 West Brom

The Baggies erect a 10-man wall. There were men standing about five metres wide of Foster's goal? What's the point of that?

Anyway, it pays off as Robbie Brady's effort comes off the wall.

Dawson creeks

Burnley 0-0 West Brom

Jeff Hendrick is tripped on the edge of the area by Craig Dawson...

Interesting, very interesting.

Brady or Defour?


Burnley 0-0 West Brom

Cometh the hour, cometh Hal Robson Kanu.

James McClean is replaced.

Burnley 0-0 West Brom

Tony Brown

Former West Brom striker on BBC WM 95.6

In general Albion are having more play in the Burnley half after the break - they’ve penned Burnley in on occasions since the start of the second half.

More pressure, more balls coming in from wide positions. Just needs that goal.

Half chance for Burnley

Burnley 0-0 West Brom

The Clarets win a corner.

The ball is played out to Steven Defour, whose low volley bounces off the turf a couple of times and is flicked on by Jeff Hendrick.

However, the ball flies about a yard or two wide of Ben Foster's post.

Burnley 0-0 West Brom

Here's a free-kick for West Brom after Matt Phillips hits the deck.

Chris Brunt on the right, whips the ball in and appears to go for goal - it neither finds a head nor troubles Tom Heaton - who I believe I had not mentioned until now.


Burnley 0-0 West Brom

Jake Livermore has the ball in the back of the net, with a low strike that seemed to come off about three players.

But the flag was raised because Jay Rodriguez, who was became involved in the goal, was offside.

No complaints.

Chris Wood

Burnley are close to signing striker Chris Wood from Championship side Leeds United for a fee of about £15m.

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Burnley 0-0 West Brom

We are back under way.

The sprinklers were in overdrive at half-time.

And here's a message from Burnley's new I mean Leeds striker Chris Wood, who has been strongly linked with a move to Burnley.

What do you want to tell us Chris?

Snap of the Day

You know that Instagram, well BBC Match of the Day has its own Instagram page.

You can look at photos, videos and.... stuff.

It's also got Ian "Wrighty" Wright giving his PL predictions.

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Burnley 0-0 West Brom

Corner for Burnley.


Ref Martin Atkinson isn't having it.




Burnley 0-0 West Brom

How did Ben Mee miss that?

Robbie Brady's corner from the right is headed wide by the diving defender.

He was almost in the net when he got hold of that.

That header was a bit like a snooker player with a fine cut into centre.

One min of added.

Burnley 0-0 West Brom

Gudmundsson shoots

Will there be a goal before the whistle?

Not at this rate to be honest.


Burnley 0-0 West Brom

Jay Rodriguez flicks the ball on from a corner and it comes off Craig Dawson's body and over the bar - the defender was only about three yards out!

The Baggies' best effort since James McClean's strike early on.

Burnley 0-0 West Brom

The Baggies have some light relief - a corner...

'A hurry scurry'

Burnley 0-0 West Brom

Tony Brown

Former West Brom striker on BBC WM 95.6

Sam Field is putting his stamp on the game, he’s only a young lad and he’s still learning. He’s got a lot to learn but he’s a good player, a good prospect.

Albion are just arguing with themselves, they need to pick up a little bit. Burnley from a corner get themselves in a little huddle and then disperse in different directions and they’re hard to pick up.

It’s a keen game, both sides are now competing every time the opposition get the ball, they’re closing them down. There’s not a lot of time on the ball at the moment. It’s very hurry scurry!


Burnley 0-0 West Brom

Possibly the best effort of the match.

Johann Berg Gudmundsson - or Johann Berg Gudmundsson for short - fires a low 20-yard curling effort that flirts with Ben Foster's right-hand upright.


Moments later the Iceland international gets his head to a cross from the left.

Fozzer dives low and plucks the ball - it was going wide anyway.

By the way, if you've got West Ham's Marko Arnautovic in your fantasy team...

Hendrick again!!

Burnley 0-0 West Brom

Johann Berg Gudmunsson sends in an in-swinger and the ball comes off the head of Gary 'Gareth' Barry for a corner. He's still not picked up a yellow. Disappointing.

The first goes out for another corner.

The second arrives at the feet of Jeff Hendrick, who this time sees his shot blocked.

The Republic of Ireland player has been involved a lot these first 27 minutes - trying to impress someone Jeff?

Jeff Hendrick
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Burnley 0-0 West Brom

WBA defender Ahmed Hegazi receives more treatment on the cut near his eye. Have Burnley got a pharmacy outside Turf Moor?

'Can Hegazi get another?'

Burnley 0-0 West Brom

Tony Brown

Former West Brom striker on BBC WM 95.6

Vokes and Dawson

Can Hegazi get on the end of a set-piece this week and get another goal?

The Albion have got options now because Jay Rodriguez is prepared to turn and run behind the opposition defences - we haven’t really seen that in recent seasons.

A bit better

Burnley 0-0 West Brom

Jeff Hendrick does a heck of a lot better with an 18-yard effort that whistles past Ben Foster's far post.

The keeper had it covered, tbh.

We'd had a bit of a five-min lull up until then.

Now for the blusher...

Burnley 0-0 West Brom

Burnley fan
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Burnley 0-0 West Brom

Jay Rodriguez tried one of those near-post flick volleys from the corner, but it didn't come off.

JRod is obviously still a big favourite around these parts.

Don't mess

Burnley 0-0 West Brom

First time I've had a look at Ahmed Hegazi(y). He definitely looks like he could handle himself at a New Year's sales opening day.

Now there's claret near his eyebrow. No, not a Burnley player but actual blood.

He's receiving treatment and now racing into the Burnley area to try to get on the end of a corner.

Burnley 0-0 West Brom

A chance for Burnley!

Clutching at straws, admittedly.

Jeff Hendrick smacks a half-volley from 25 yards, but applies a touch of spanner which sees the ball drifts aimlessly high of Ben Foster's bar.


Burnley 0-0 West Brom


Early chance for West Brom.

James McClean pickpockets Matt Lowton on the left, runs into the area and fires a low-angled shot that is blocked by James Tarkowski.

Well done, Tarkowski.


Burnley 0-0 West Brom

We are under way at a sun-baked Turf Moor.

It's actually not that tropical.


Burnley v West Brom (15:00 BST)

Gareth Barry is now only three appearances away from becoming the Premier League's most featured player.

What a career. Today he makes his debut for his fourth Premier League side.

Gareth Barry
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'Pulis will be optimistic'

Burnley v West Brom (15:00 BST)

Martin Fisher

Match of the Day commentator

"While West Brom's 1-0 success over Bournemouth was predicted by many, Burnley's triumph at Chelsea certainly wasn't.

"Inevitably, much of the analysis that followed was devoted to the champions' shortcomings but that doesn't detract from the quality Sean Dyche's team displayed.

"It's very encouraging for a side who struggled on the road last season. Ten home victories were the foundation for their survival, although Albion were not among those vanquished sides and have never lost to Burnley in the Premier League.

"The last two meetings at Turf Moor have finished 2-2 and, with Gareth Barry now on board, Tony Pulis will be optimistic of coming home with a valuable point again."

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OK, at what time will Gareth Barry pick up a yellow card?

a) 0-22 mins

b) 22-HT mins

c) 46-62 mins

d) 62-FT

e) No card

£30m for Sakho?

Burnley v West Brom (15:00 BST)

Mamadou Sakho
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West Brom are interested in Liverpool's £30m-rated defender Mamadou Sakho.

France centre-back Sakho, 27, is out of favour at Anfield after falling out with Reds manager Jurgen Klopp on the 2016 pre-season tour of the USA.

He was sent on loan to Crystal Palace last season, where he made eight appearances, and was nominated for their player of the year award.

The news comes after the Baggies rejected an £18m bid from Manchester City for centre-back Jonny Evans.

Manager Tony Pulis said on Friday it would be "crazy" to say they would turn down a bigger offer for the Northern Ireland defender, but added: "We're not desperate for money."


Not the transfer window.

Burnley boss Sean Dyche is one of the some that wants a change to the transfer window, so that it shuts tight - new upvc lock and key - before the start of the season.

"You don't want to start the season and lose three of your players when you're three games into the season," he said.

"That could be really hard to take, and that happens. "We've had that when we lost Charlie Austin at the start of a season, we had it with Andre Gray. You don't want that all the time where a manager does all his work and then the players are gone and then you've somehow got to get players in."

Yes, but Sean-y aren't you going to take Chris Wood - the Championship's top scorer last season - from Leeds? Eh? Eh?