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Premier League: Burnley flees and sends Fulham to Championship

After Sheffield United earlier in the season and West Bromwich Albion this Sunday, the identity of the third and last club relegated to the Championship is known. This is Fulham, who, beaten on his lawn by Burnley (0-2) this Monday evening as part of the 35th day of the Premier League, is now 10 points behind Southampton, the first non-relegation, to three days of the end. The equation is simple and the Cottagers, promoted this season, will therefore once again return to the lower rung.

The partners of Alphonse Areola and Joachim Andersen do not have to be ashamed of their start to the game, but the Clarets were able to take the best of the Londoners through Ashley Westwood (35th) then Chris Wood (44th) ), author of his 50th goal with Burnley. Thanks to this success at Craven Cottage, Burnley (14th, 39 points) formalizes his retention in the elite of English football. Sean Dyche’s gang also wins three places in the standings of this Premier League 2020-2021 where the suspense remains only in the first part of the table, in the race for Europe. A reality far from Sheffield United, WBA and therefore Fulham …

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