Sam Vokes scored the successful goal as Burnley beat Cardiff to increase the Bluebirds’ winless begin to the season.
Vokes stooped to go house a Johann Berg Gudmundsson pass with 20 mins final to go away Neil Warnock’s males above simplest Huddersfield within the Premier League.
Gudmundsson had headed Burnley in entrance together with his side’s first effort on course six mins after half-time.
Cardiff summer time signing Josh Murphy, who had a first-half effort disallowed, equalised at the hour mark together with his first Premier League goal.
But they have been degree for simply 10 mins as Vokes’ header took Burnley as much as 12th within the desk.
Concern grows for Cardiff
Cardiff got here into the sport having misplaced 3 consecutive Premier League suits, and feature now long past 11 top-flight video games and not using a win.
The Bluebirds are and not using a win in 8 video games in all competitions this season – their worst run since 1964-65.
Warnock made 4 adjustments to the side thumped Five-Zero by way of Manchester City remaining day trip, as Callum Paterson, Murphy, Kenneth Zohore and Sol Bamba began, whilst Burnley have been unchanged from their thrashing of Bournemouth.
In phrases of possibilities created, Cardiff had one in every of their higher days this season.
Paterson used to be on the centre of items, capturing large on 13 mins and having a point-blank header cleared over the crossbar by way of Matej Vydra coming near half-time. He additionally had a reputable penalty shout waved away seconds earlier than the period, when Ashley Westwood treated his acrobatic effort.
However, the guests will even really feel they must have had a spot-kick after Sean Morrison looked as if it would haul again Vokes.
Within two mins of the latter incident, Burnley have been in entrance as Gudmundsson headed house.
The Bluebirds must had been degree within two mins, however Víctor Camarasa ignored the objective from 12 yards.
They equalised at the hour mark, then again, when Murphy smashed house Bruno Manga’s pass.
Hart evokes Burnley revival?
While Burnley are but to return with regards to hitting the heights they reached remaining season, goalkeeper Joe Hart has contributed to their progressed type of past due.
The Clarets have gained back-to-back Premier League suits for the primary time this season, they usually completed this victory regardless of shedding defender James Tarkowski to damage all over the primary 1/2.
Their talent to get a foothold within the sport used to be, a minimum of partially, right down to Hart, who produced a number of very good saves.
He two times saved his side degree within the first 1/2, first stooping low to his left to disclaim Zohore, who poked at goal after gathering Camarasa’s cross.
Hart additionally stood sturdy to disclaim the full of life Murphy on 17 mins, a robust arm diverting a fierce force directly to the put up.
His highest save, then again, got here on 67 mins when he fantastically tipped over a Murphy effort that gave the impression destined to provide Cardiff the lead.
And Burnley made the Bluebirds pay for his or her wastefulness when Vokes netted the winner.
Man of the fit – Johann Berg Gudmundsson (Burnley)
‘We can not play significantly better than that’ – what they stated
Cardiff City supervisor Neil Warnock: “It is a merciless sport every so often, however I will be able to’t fault the trouble. They had two photographs and you’ll be able to’t concede targets like that. We did not get the rub of the fairway. From Paterson’s overhead kick, we must have a transparent penalty.
“We can not get a lot more out of the gamers however we make mistakes they usually punish you. We can have taken extra alternatives too – that little little bit of completing is what you pay for. We are simply missing a bit little bit of high quality in that house.
“It is a blow to lose a game like today, because we can’t play much better than that.”
Burnley supervisor Sean Dyche: “Every week in the past there have been a couple of tales knocking round. Now we have now gained two in a row – one at house, one away – and the tales exchange.
“There are a large number of issues to be proud of, in particular the 3 issues. It used to be a blended bag and within the first 1/2 Cardiff did so neatly, we could not get a foothold into the sport.
“Over a season you won’t dominate every week, you have to show a willingness to fight, a desire to win. There are no easy games against Neil Warnock sides and we knew that would be the case. Winning home and away changes the mentality… belief comes back into the group.”
Cardiff’s difficult get started – the stats
- With Cardiff, Newcastle and Huddersfield all but to win, that is simply the 3rd time in Premier League historical past that as many as 3 groups have did not document a win of their opening seven video games of a marketing campaign. It additionally came about in 2004-05 and 2012-13.
- Cardiff have did not win every in their opening 8 video games of a season in all competitions for simply the second one time since 1964-65.
- The Bluebirds are winless of their previous 11 video games within the Premier League, shedding 8 and conceding 26 targets, with six scored.
- Burnley have recorded back-to-back wins within the Premier League for the primary time since April, having long past 10 video games and not using a victory.
- This used to be Burnley’s first victory over Cardiff in all competitions since a 2-Zero win in April 2007, having did not win any of the former 13.
- Since the beginning of remaining season, Gudmundsson has been without delay interested in 14 Premier League targets, greater than another Clarets participant.
Burnley host Huddersfield at Turf Moor on Saturday (15:00 BST), whilst Cardiff commute to stand Tottenham the similar afternoon.