Sean Dyche marked his 5th anniversary in control of Burnley with a win as Jeff Hendrick’s 2d league purpose of the season proved sufficient to sink Newcastle.
A recreation low on high quality used to be heading for a goalless conclusion when unmarked Hendrick tapped house Johann Berg Gudmundsson’s advantageous move after Rob Elliot had crushed away Jack Cork’s effort.
Newcastle had previous long gone shut when Ayoze Perez’s curling try from the brink of the penalty space pressured Nick Pope right into a complete-stretch diving save.
Joselu drilled any other probability broad within the 83rd minute because the guests fell to a 12th defeat of their closing 16 most sensible-flight away video games.
The easiest anniversary provide
When Dyche took price of Burnley on 30 October 2012, the Clarets have been 14th within the Championship desk.
Now they’re 7th within the Premier League – degree on issues with 6th-positioned Liverpool – after their 85th win in 211 league recreation underneath the previous Watford boss.
This is Burnley’s 3rd season – and 2d in a row – within the most sensible-flight underneath Dyche, who has been connected with the vacant supervisor’s process at Everton. No longer are they noticed as cannon fodder at this degree.
This season, they have received at Chelsea and drawn away to each Tottenham and Liverpool, whilst they’re now unbeaten previously 4 at Turf Moor.
They have performed higher than they carried out in opposition to Newcastle in a fit which most effective got here to lifestyles within the final quarter.
The Clarets have been lacking membership report £15m signing Chris Wood because of a hamstring damage and it appeared like they have been going to must accept some degree till Hendrick pounced for his 2d purpose in his closing 4 league video games.
The Republic of Ireland global may no longer leave out after Gudmundsson’s high quality move ahead of, overdue on, Elliot denied Ashley Barnes from doubling the lead with a one-passed prevent.
Not relatively a manic Monday
Newcastle gave the impression satisfied to accept some degree and most effective confirmed any actual urgency when they fell in the back of.
The guests two times went as regards to equalising within the final moments – Pope protecting out replace Isaac Hayden, ahead of Javier Manquillo’s flicked header from Jonjo Shelvey’s move landed at the roof of the online.
On any other Monday evening to put out of your mind for the Magpies, Christian Atsu used to be responsible of losing the most productive probability of the primary part when he poked over from shut vary.
Newcastle, who’ve failed to attain in 4 in their 10 league video games this season, have now misplaced 10 consecutive most sensible-flight suits on a Monday.
Man of the fit – Jack Cork (Burnley)
Both groups are again in Premier League motion on Saturday. At the similar time as Burnley are away at Southampton (15:00 GMT), Newcastle entertain Bournemouth.