Burnley in the Premier League after a Season Break
Burnley, who defeated Middlesbrough on the road, secured promotion to the English Premier League after a one-year hiatus.
Burnley, beating Middlesbrough 2-1 away in the English Championship, secured a promotion to the Premier League.
Burnley, who was a guest of Middlesbrough in the 40th week of the league, achieved the victory with goals scored by Ashley Barnes in the 12th minute and Connor Roberts in the 66th minute. Chuba Akpom scored the home team’s goal from the penalty spot in the 48th minute.
With this result, the leader Burnley reached 87 points in the Championship, where the first two places will rise directly to the Premier League, despite a game shortage. Burnley’s promotion to the Premier League with 6 weeks to go, with Luton Town in third place, who closed the week in a draw, remained with 68 points. Burnley, coached by Belgian coach Vincent Kompany, has returned to the Premier League after a season break. (AA)