Updated April 3rd, 2024 at 10:50 IST

Relegation-fighting Burnley lets lead slip away in 1-1 draw with Wolves

Rayan Ait-Nouri denied Burnley a much-needed win as Wolverhampton came back to draw 1-1 in the Premier League on Tuesday.

Relegation-fighting Burnley lets lead slip away in 1-1 draw with Wolves | Image:AP
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Rayan Ait-Nouri denied Burnley a much-needed win as Wolverhampton came back to draw 1-1 in the Premier League on Tuesday.

Jacob Bruun Larsen volleyed Burnley ahead in the 37th minute at Turf Moor, only for Ait-Noori to score his third goal in four games in first-half stoppage time.

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Vincent Kompany’s team pushed for a winner that would have moved it one point behind 18th-place Luton, but had to settle for a draw that saw it cut further adrift of safety after Nottingham Forest’s 3-1 win over Fulham.

Despite an unbeaten run of four games, second-from-bottom Burnley is now six points off Forest in 17th, while Luton has a game in hand.

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Larsen, who is on loan from Hoffenheim, opened the scoring by volleying Dara O’Shea’s pass into the far corner beyond Wolves goalkeeper Jose Sa.

Wolves leveled three minutes into first-half stoppage time when Ait-Nouri headed home from Pablo Sarabia’s free kick.

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Earlier in the game, Burnley fans in one part of the stadium had to be evacuated because of a strip of metal hanging from the roof.

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Published April 3rd, 2024 at 10:50 IST