Burnley 2-0 Millwall: The Clarets tame The Lions at Turf Moor

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Burnley beat Millwall with a thumping 2-0 victory on Tuesday at Turf Moor. Burnley were looking to pick up points after winning last match. Millwall were beaten 1-0 in the previous match against Reading. As the table looks today, Burnley are in 2nd place in the table and have 12 points while Millwall sit in 19th with 7 points after 7 matches.

Following a goalless first half, The Clarets piled on the pressure in the second and were rewarded, when Vitinho gave Burnley the lead at the 62 minute mark. They then scored again, increasing their advantage thanks to a goal from Jay Rodriguez, 72 minutes in with a final score of 2-0.

Substitutions for Burnley included Manuel Benson, Bailey Peacock-Farrell, Dara Costelloe and Ashley Barnes for Johann Gudmundsson, Arijanet Muric, Nathan Tella and Jay Rodriguez, repectively. Millwall replaced George Honeyman, Tyler Burey, Benik Afobe, Billy Mitchell and Scott Malone with Charlie Cresswell, Andreas Voglsammer, Tom Bradshaw, Jamie Shackleton and Murray Wallace.

The referee booked three players from Millwall, Charlie Cresswell, Shaun Hutchinson and Andreas Voglsammer.

Burnley will next travel to West Bromwich Albion, while Millwall will face Cardiff City at home.

Technical card:
Burnley:Charlie Taylor, Vitinho, Arijanet Muric (Bailey Peacock-Farrell, min.68), Jack Cork, Nathan Tella (Dara Costelloe, min.82), Joshua Cullen, Connor Roberts, Jay Rodriguez (Ashley Barnes, min.82), Josh Brownhill, Johann Gudmundsson (Manuel Benson, min.57) and Taylor Harwood-Bellis
Millwall:Danny McNamara, Jamie Shackleton (Billy Mitchell, min.83), Bartosz Bialkowski, Murray Wallace (Scott Malone, min.83), Andreas Voglsammer (Tyler Burey, min.73), George Saville, Charlie Cresswell (George Honeyman, min.73), Zian Flemming, Tom Bradshaw (Benik Afobe, min.73), Jake Cooper and Shaun Hutchinson
Stadium:Turf Moor
Goals:Vitinho (1-0, min. 62) and Jay Rodriguez (2-0, min. 72)