BURNLEY, England (AP) — Burnley moved out of the Premier League relegation zone with a 1-0 home win over Brighton on Saturday as James Tarkowski's first-half goal secured the first win in nine league games for the Clarets.
Burnley has 12 points from 16 games and is two points from danger.
Burnley, which had picked up just two points from its previous eight matches, scored in the 40th minute at Turf Moor when Jack Cork hit a shot and the ball went in off teammate Tarkowski.
LONDON (AP) — Felipe Anderson began to justify his club record price tag by firing West Ham to a 4-2 win over Burnley in the Premier League on Saturday.
The Brazilian playmaker was in danger of being branded a flop after a summer transfer from Lazio costing the Hammers up to 42 million pounds (around $55 million).
CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Burnley continued its Premier League revival with a 2-1 win at Cardiff on Sunday and moved up five places to 12th.
Johann Berg Gudmundsson and Sam Vokes netted second-half goals either side of Josh Murphy's equalizer to give the Clarets back-to-back league wins for the first time since April.
Cardiff knew victory would take the Welsh team above Burnley and outside the relegation zone.
LONDON (AP) — When Jean Michael Seri spectacularly fired in his first Premier League goal for Fulham, he surprised more than just the fans watching at Craven Cottage on Sunday.
"He surprised all of us," said Fulham manager Slavisa Jokanovic after his reported 25 million pound ($32 million) signing struck after only four minutes in a 4-2 win against Burnley. "We expected he would make some assists but not score such a fantastic goal."
BURNLEY, England (AP) — Watford cruised to a 3-1 victory over Burnley on Sunday to extend the London side's perfect start to the season and a place among the Premier League's early pacesetters.
Watford took an early lead through Andre Gray, who opened the scoring in the third minute when he converted Troy Deeney's cross into the bottom right corner. Burnley equalized three minutes later when James Tarkowski headed in from close range.
LONDON (AP) — England coach Gareth Southgate named four uncapped players in his squad Thursday for this month's friendlies against the Netherlands and Italy.
Burnley duo Nick Pope and James Tarkowski, Swansea's Alfie Mawson and Bournemouth's Lewis Cook were included in a 27-man squad for the game in Amsterdam on March 23 and the Italy match at Wembley four days later.
Cook, an England under-21 midfielder, was called up for the friendly against Brazil last November but didn't play.
BRIGHTON, England (AP) — Burnley wasted its chance to break into the Premier League's top four and Brighton's Glenn Murray missed a first-half penalty in a 0-0 draw on Saturday.
Murray was taken down by James Tarkowski in the box. He got up to send his attempt clear over the crossbar in the 36th minute in Brighton's best chance at claiming its first victory since Nov. 4.
BURNLEY, England (AP) — Alexis Sanchez scored a last-minute penalty to give Arsenal a 1-0 win at Burnley in the Premier League on Sunday.
James Tarkowski was adjudged to have pushed Aaron Ramsey in the area and Sanchez coolly put away the penalty two minutes into added time to secure a vital three points for Arsenal.
BURNLEY, England (AP) — West Ham opened the scoring in the 19th minute before being forced to hold on for a 1-1 draw at Burnley in the English Premier League on Saturday after Andy Carroll's reckless first-half dismissal.
The striker picked up two quick yellow cards for elbowing James Tarkowski in the air, then barreling into Ben Mee moments later.