Wood strikes again as Burnley hold off Palace

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Burnley players celebrate after the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Burnley at Wembley Stadium on August 27, 2017 in London, England.

Burnley were gifted their first Turf Moor goal of the 2017/18 season three minutes into the contest.

The Premier League match between Burnley and Crystal Palace will be broadcast live online and on NBCSN.

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They should be cautious, however. To put that in context, they only won seven points on the road in the whole of last season. His players have looked ill at ease with a three-man central defence.

But Benteke was denied by Pope in the 78th minute, then Dann headed wide from no more than four yards out to ensure another dismal afternoon for De Boer.

Premier League clubs who start the season poorly usually don't start panicking and looking for a new manager until at least October.

Newcastle assistant manager Francisco de Miguel Moreno said: "Rafa wanted to come and wanted to do everything he could to attend but the weather conditions were not the best". Either way, Wood is likely to see some action. In between, they lost to West Brom at home. Dyche and his men are certain they can bag all three, but the Eagles won't go down without a fight.

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Thus far, the Ajax-inspired revolution that De Boer has attempted to implement hasn't worked.

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But De Boer pointed out yesterday that even the best in the business have needed patience before getting their reward.

A goal would be a nice place to start.

"It's a project and you don't suddenly throw this overboard when you have a bad start". "They had two fantastic chances, particularly Dann's". Once a few results do not go as expected, fans begin to panic, the board makes a rushed decision to fire a manager and bring another one in with hopes of a short-term fix before repeating the exact same cycle all over again. Still without the creative Wilfried Zaha, Palace are depending on others to step up.

Frank de Boer made a change to his team's shape this afternoon opting for a 4-3-3 formation with Lee Chung-yong partnering Christian Benteke and Andros Townsend in attack.

Chris Wood celebrates his goal with Burnley team-mate Robbie Brady. He provides a demanding presence in Palace's backline and won't be backing down from many challenges. Im confident of course, but its not going to be easy. Because time is clearly what De Boer needs.

"I will say directly that if we create that amount of chances against any opponent, you will get your points and get what you deserve".

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