FULL TIME: Tottenham 2 – 1 Burnley

Burnley will spend next season in the Championship after their Premier League relegation was confirmed following a late loss to Spurs. Vincent Kompany’s Clarets had taken the lead through Jacob Bruun Larsen, but back came Ange Postecoglou’s men to find goals through first Pedro Porro, and then a late winner via Micky van de Ven. Spurs now sit four points behind Aston Villa with two games left.

Burnley have been relegated from the Premier League after a 2-1 defeat to Tottenham Hotspur, who resuscitated their top-four hopes.
The Clarets needed a victory to remain in with a chance of surviving and put themselves in the driving seat after Jacob Bruun Larsen opened the scoring.

However, it was all Spurs from then on and Pedro Porro’s bullet strike gave his side the equaliser before the break.

Defender Mickey van de Ven then wrapped up the three points for Ange Postecoglou’s men with a cool finish to confirm Burnley’s relegation to the Championship.

Spurs could still be playing UEFA Champions League football next season, but they must rely on Aston Villa dropping points.

Whilst Vincent Kompany and The Clarets will be disappointed with defeat and relegation it was always going to be a huge ask to come up and stay up given the level of quality in the league.

In fact, if it was not for a string of points deductions from sides above them, they would have been down prior to this game.
One consolation is that they will be one of the favourites to bounce straight back next season and they have the perfect manager and squad for it.

As for Spurs, victory sees them end their winless streak of four in the league. However, they will be frustrated they could not put the game to bed sooner and lacked quality – missing several chances.

Their rivals for the top four Villa have a tough game against Liverpool on Monday, and they could give Spurs every chance if they fail to win.

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