Cornet's thunder volley ensures the spoils are shared at Turf Moor

Burnley 3-3 Crystal Palace:  Maxwel Cornet’s thunder volley ensures the spoils are shared after Christian Benteke and Marc Guehi goals gave Eagles the lead in an enthralling first-half 

  • Christian Benteke gave Crystal Palace the lead after just eight minutes 
  • But Ben Mee and Chris Wood both scored to give Sean Dyche’s side the lead 
  • Benteke struck again after 36 minutes before Marc Guehi put Palace ahead
  • The in-form Maxwel Cornet scored again with a superb volley to put Bunley level 

Burnley and Crystal Palace played out an enthralling 3-3 draw at Turf Moor as Patrick Vieira’s side extended their unbeaten run to seven games. 

Christian Benteke gave Palace the lead after eight minutes with a strike that took a significant deflection off James Tarkowski. That was followed by goals from Ben Mee and Chris Wood as Burnley turned the game on it’s head. 

But Vieira’s men got on level terms through Benteke again and then took the lead four minutes before the interval through Marc Guehi’s close-range strike. The in-form Maxwel Cornet put Sean Dyche’s men on level terms with a superb strike four minutes into the second-half. 

More to follow. 

Christian Benteke gave Crystal Palace the lead with a left footed striker after just eight minutes

Ben Mee put Burnley on level terms with a header from a corner after 19 minutes 

Chris Wood (right) gave the Clarets the lead with another header 27 minutes into the first half

MATCH FACTS 

 

Burnley (4-4-2): Pope, Lowton, Mee(c), Tarkowski, Taylor, Brownhill, Gudmundsson, Westwood, McNeil, Cornet, Wood

Subs: Pieters, Bardsley, Lennon, Rodriguez, Hennessey, Long, Vydra, Collins, Cork

Scorers: Mee (19′) Wood (27′) Cornet (49′)

Manager: Sean Dyche

Crystal Palace (4-3-3): Guaita, Ward, Guehi, Andersen, Mitchell, Kouyate, Milivojevic(c), Gallagher, Zaha, Benteke, Ayew

Subs: Edouard, Olise, Kelly, Tomkins, Hughes, Butland, Schlupp, Clyne, Eze

Scorers: Benteke (8′, 36′) Guehi (42′) 

Manager: Patrick Vieira

Referee: Simon Hooper

 

Benteke grabbed his second goal of the game to put Crystal Palace on level terms 

Marc Guehi smashed in his first goal for Palace after the ball fell to him from close-range

The in-form Maxwel Cornet struck a superb volley four minutes into the second-half 

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