ANWAR EL GHAZI’S capturing boots abandoned him as Burnley rode their luck to a valuable level.
The Dutchman was the hero on the weekend when he got here off the bench to down Wolves with a last-gasp penalty.
Jack Grealish tried his finest however Aston Villa may solely draw with BurnleyCredit score: Reuters
Each groups fought for each inch at Villa ParkCredit score: AP:Related Press
However he wasted no fewer than EIGHT photographs right here as Villa missed the prospect to maneuver into the highest ten.
The stalemate noticed Sean Dyche’s bettering facet rack up their fourth clear sheet in six video games and bounce out of the relegation zone.
Chris Wooden headed an early probability straight at Emi Martinez, however after that it was just about all one-way visitors.
Ollie Watkins, a former Burnley goal, virtually inadvertently turned within the opener when Ahmed Elmohamady’s shot deflected off him.
However ex-Villa man Matt Lowton was in the precise place on the proper time to go off the road.
El Ghazi was denied by an impressed, finger-tip save from Nick Pope who turned his 25-yard free-kick in opposition to the crossbar on 37 minutes.
With seconds to go to the break, Villa hit the woodwork once more as Kortney Hause rattled the submit with a header.
Villa have been much more dominant after the break.
Burnley cleared off the road within the first 45Credit score: Information Group Newspapers Ltd
Sean Dyche tried his finest to fireside up his facetCredit score: AP:Related Press
Anwar El Ghazi struck the bar for the house facetCredit score: Reuters
But they by no means acquired as shut as these two possibilities previous to half-time.
That was primarily as a result of all their finest possibilities fell to El Ghazi, who couldn’t web for love nor cash.
5 possibilities fell his method within the second half however each time his effort was both too tame to beat Pope or extensive of the goal.
Tyrone Mings virtually received it on the dying however headed extensive to finish a irritating night time for Dean Smith’s facet.
Burnley pissed off Villa for giant durationsCredit score: AP:Related Press