Crystal Palace

Burnley 1-0 Crystal Palace: Early Chris Wood goal leaves Frank de Boer future in doubt

Burnley continued their excellent start to the season with a hard-fought victory over struggling Crystal Palace, leaving manager Frank de Boer at risk of becoming the first Premier League manager to receive his marching orders in 2017-18. Wood capitalises on poor Lee error in the third minute With suggestions that de Boer could be relieved of his duties if Palace did not get a positive result at Turf Moor, it was key for the Eagles to get off to a strong start. Yet they shot themselves in the foot as early as the third minute when Lee Chung-Yong played a blind backpass straight to Chris Wood. The New Zealand striker, who grabbed a hat-trick last week on international duty, continued his good form in front of goal by clipping an effort around Wayne Hennessey and into the back of the net with just three minutes on the clock. That goal sparked an open couple...
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