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Burnley defeated Crystal Palace 1-0. The Clarets are now in seventh place with seven points.

There is a jog jam with five clubs at seven points-Spurs fifth place plus four, Huddersfield seven points plus four sixth place. The Terriers battle West Ham later today. Liverpool eight place plus-minus of zero. West Brom seventh points plus minus of zero.

Newcastle won their second match in a row with a 1-0 win over Swansea City. Toons are tenth with six points.

EPL Match Report on the Clarets win:” Chris Wood continued his flying start to his Burnley career with the only goal against a Crystal Palace side who rued missed chances at Turf Moor.

Wood’s second goal in as many matches came when he curled past onrushing goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey on three minutes after an underhit backpass by Lee Chung-yong.

But after he and Sam Vokes spurned chances, it was Palace who had the best opportunities as they pushed for a leveller.

In the second half Christian Benteke was superbly denied by Premier League debutant Nick Pope, who came on for injured Clarets No 1 Tom Heaton in the first period, before Scott Dann had an effort cleared off the line and headed wide from a few yards out.

But Burnley held on to move into the top seven, while Frank de Boer’s Eagles search for their first points of the season.”

EPL Match Report on Toons win:” Jamaal Lascelles was the hero at both ends as Newcastle United claimed a 1-0 victory at Swansea City.

The 23-year-old captain produced a stunning clearance on the goalline to stop Tammy Abraham’s effort on the hour mark and 16 minutes later he rose highest to powerfully head home Matt Ritchie’s corner.

Newcastle edged the opening period, goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski superbly saving Joselu’s header, although Swansea had a great opportunity to take the lead only for Alfie Mawson to put his header just wide.

Swansea responded in the second period with Tom Carroll and Luciano Narsingh forcing stops from Rob Elliot but the Magpies defender’s header proved decisive.

The Magpies are in 1th place after two wins in two matches, Swansea are in 15th place, four points off the bottom three.”

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