Here's how the Magpies players have rated after the first 45 minutes of their final-day Premier League game at Burnley Newcastle held the lead at Turf Moor at the break, with Callum Wilson's penalty the difference between the two sides. The Magpies were hit by an early blow when Brazilian midfielder Joelinton was forced off with an ankle injury after a collision.
Burnley forward Ashley Barnes believes some referees would be happy to see the club relegated from the Premier League. The Clarets are currently 17th and know victory over Newcastle United on Sunday afternoon would confirm them safe. Former manager Sean Dyche regularly claimed his side were being hard done by when it came to big decisions and that's continued.
Burnley's predicted line-up for Newcastle United crunch match BURNLEY’S Premier League status is on the line as they welcome Eddie Howe’s in-form Newcastle side to Turf Moor. The Clarets are above the drop zone on goal difference heading into the final day after Thursday night’s 1-1 draw at Aston Villa.
Burnley will appeal Matt Lowton’s red card from the draw at Aston Villa on Thursday night. The right back was harshly dismissed by Paul Tierney after coming on as a substitute and catching Calum Chambers on the foot with his follow through after winning the ball. VAR didn’t overule Tierney’s decision, but many onlookers felt the former Villa man was hard done to, with his momentum taking him into the home centre back, showing no malice.
Burnley caretaker manager Mike Jackson is waiting to learn if Jay Rodriguez might be fit for Sunday’s relegation decider against Newcastle. Rodriguez did a light training session on Friday morning, but Jackson said he was the only one of the club’s injured players who might be able to return, ruling captain Ben Mee out of the game.
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Burnley boss Mike Jackson hailed his side’s fighting spirit as they clambered out of the bottom three on goal difference ahead of the final day of the season. But he was left frustrated by the officials after a number of decisions went against the Clarets in the second half as they earned a 1-1 draw at Aston Villa.
Leeds and Burnley are the two sides fighting for survival heading into the final day of the campaign Burnley have their destiny in their own hands heading into the final day of the Premier League season. The Clarets picked up a point on the road last night at Villa Park to climb out of the top flight drop zone.
Burnley drew 1-1 at Aston Villa on Thursday night Mike Jackson feels his Burnley side have the stomach for the fight on Sunday after the Clarets put their Premier League destiny back in their own hands. A point at Villa Park in a 1-1 draw was enough to move Burnley out of the bottom three, ahead of Leeds United on goal difference, heading into Sunday's final round of matches.
Watch Matt Lowton get sent off for rash challenge on Calum Chambers that forces him OUT of final day relegation decider
MATT LOWTON was sent off for a nasty challenge on Calum Chambers in injury time. And that will rule the Burnley defender out of their crucial relegation decider. RED CARD! 🟥 Matt Lowton is shown a straight red card and Burnley are down to ten-men late on!
The Clarets are out of the relegation zone on goal difference Caretaker Mike Jackson insisted Burnley’s plight was never helpless after they edged to the brink of safety. The Clarets’ 1-1 draw at Aston Villa lifted them out of the Premier League’s relegation zone ahead of Sunday’s final games.
Burnley drew 1-1 with Aston Villa in the Premier League on Sunday Aston Villa boss Steven Gerrard fumed with the officials after his side's draw with Burnley on Thursday night. The Villa chief felt Ashley Barnes should have been sent off for an elbow on Tyrone Mings early in the game, blasting the referee and VAR and claiming the Clarets striker 'got away with one.'
And then there were two. Burnley picked up a precious point at Aston Villa to head into the final day outside the relegation zone and, crucially, with the upper hand on Leeds, who must better Burnley’s result on Sunday to avoid dropping into the Championship.
Leeds United's relegation rivals Burnley have received a huge boost in their Premier League survival battle. James Tarkowski missed his side's 1-0 defeat at Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday with a hamstring injury but the centre-back is back in the team as captain for Thursday night's clash at Aston Villa.
Harry Kane scored the only goal of the contest Burnley's Premier League survival bid will go down to the wire after a 1-0 defeat at Tottenham on Sunday plunged the Clarets into the relegation zone. Leeds United salvaged a last minute draw at home to Brighton and are a point better off having played a game more, while Everton are a point further ahead with two matches to play.
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While aggrieved at Harry Kane’s controversial penalty winner, Burnley interim boss Mike Jackson prefered to look at the positives after a valiant display at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Jackson sent his side out in a 5-3-2 formation, with Matt Lowton brought in as a third centre back, while Ashley Barnes partnered Maxwel Cornet up front, and the Clarets largely frustrated the Champions League-chasing hosts.
Mike Jackson believes “fearless” Nathan Collins will be a Premier League regular for years to come. The 21-year-old superbly marshalled a back three at Tottenham Hotspur, with Nick Pope only beaten by a controversial penalty, converted by Harry Kane. In the absence of captain Ben Mee and James Tarkowski, Collins – who has started 10 of the last 11 games – was a vocal presence at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, alongside Kevin Long and Matt Lowton.
Burnley take on Southampton in the Premier League Burnley have dropped Matt Lowton to the bench for tonight's crunch Premier League game with Southampton. Connor Roberts comes in at right back while Josh Brownhill comes into the middle of midfield to replace the injured Ashley Westwood. Westwood suffered a serious ankle injury at West Ham and faces an extended period on the sidelines.
Burnley are 18th in the Premier League table ahead of a trip to West Ham on Sunday Burnley's Premier League survival hangs in the balance heading into the final eight games of the season, with the Clarets four points from safety. It's been a frustrating season for Sean Dyche and Co with Burnley having managed just four wins so far this term.