Southampton 2-2 Burnley: Maxwel Cornet scores twice in entertaining draw

Maxwel Cornet scored his second and third Premier League objectives on his third league begin for Burnley

Burnley boss Sean Dyche stated Maxwel Cornet was the “little bit of distinction we have now been trying to find” after his two objectives earned some extent in opposition to Southampton at St Mary’s.

Cornet had given the guests the lead earlier than rescuing a draw after the spectacular Tino Livramento and Armando Broja turned the sport round for Saints.

“I feel there have been quite a lot of good issues about our performances,” stated Dyche. “I have been saying that lots currently however we had two wonderful objectives by Maxwel.

“We introduced him [Cornet] so as to add to what we do. He had been good however we needed to be a bit cautious with him as he cramped a bit with a hamstring difficulty.

“He offers us that little bit of distinction we have now been trying to find.”

Livramento headed Saints on degree phrases after Cornet’s opener earlier than Broja scored his second aim in as many video games to capitalise on James Tarkowski’s mistake.

Cornet’s third Premier League aim in as many begins was not sufficient to carry the Clarets out of the relegation zone they usually stay 18th.

Saints drop to sixteenth after Watford’s win at Everton, 4 factors above Burnley.

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October could also be too early for video games to be dubbed six pointers, however this one was a ‘should not lose’ relatively than a ‘should win’.

Each Southampton and winless Burnley have had disappointing begins to the season, though the previous ended their run of seven matches with out victory with three factors in opposition to Leeds of their final outing.

With simply 4 factors separating the edges on the flawed finish of the desk, Burnley began effectively as Cornet, the membership’s £12.85m summer season signing from Lyon, headed them into the lead from a Matthew Lowton cross.

Saints have been sloppy however their essential risk got here down the suitable by way of teenage full-back Livramento, who joined from Chelsea in the summertime.

He delivered a number of testing crosses into the Burnley field earlier than slicing in on his left and hitting the put up with a curling effort.

His reward lastly got here as he rose highest to move Nathan Redmond’s nook into the roof of the online, earlier than Chelsea loanee Broja drove at aim and fired his facet in entrance, after Tarkowski performed the ball straight to Ibrahima Diallo.

Livramento, 18, and Broja, 20, have performed collectively within the Chelsea academy because the age of 9 however Saints are the beneficiaries of the Cobham manufacturing machine.

Ivory Coast worldwide Cornet confirmed his class once more as he span his defender to smash within the equaliser, and all three gamers will probably be key to their facet’s possibilities of transferring away from hazard this season.

Participant of the match

BrojaArmando Broja


  1. Squad quantity20Participant titleCornet

  2. Squad quantity19Participant titleRodriguez

  3. Squad quantity22Participant titleCollins

  4. Squad quantity27Participant titleVydra

  5. Squad quantity7Participant titleGudmundsson

  6. Squad quantity11Participant titleMcNeil

  7. Squad quantity1Participant titlePope

  8. Squad quantity8Participant titleBrownhill

  9. Squad quantity18Participant titleWestwood

  10. Squad quantity2Participant titleLowton

  11. Squad quantity4Participant titleCork

  12. Squad quantity5Participant titleTarkowski

  13. Squad quantity3Participant titleTaylor

  14. Squad quantity9Participant titleWooden



Formation 4-4-2

  • 1McCarthy
  • 21Livramento
  • 35Bednarek
  • 22Salisu
  • 15Perraud
  • 32WalcottSubstituted forS Armstrongat 74′minutes
  • 6Romeu
  • 27Diallo
  • 24ElyounoussiBooked at 81mins
  • 18BrojaSubstituted forAdamsat 79′minutes
  • 11RedmondSubstituted forA Armstrongat 89′minutes


  • 2Walker-Peters
  • 4Silveira Neves Vojnovic
  • 9A Armstrong
  • 10Adams
  • 17S Armstrong
  • 19Djenepo
  • 23Tella
  • 43Valery
  • 44Forster


Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Pope
  • 2Lowton
  • 22Collins
  • 5Tarkowski
  • 3Taylor
  • 11McNeil
  • 18WestwoodBooked at 72mins
  • 4CorkBooked at 42minsSubstituted forRodriguezat 70′minutesBooked at 70mins
  • 20CornetSubstituted forGudmundssonat 78′minutes
  • 8Brownhill
  • 9WoodenSubstituted forVydraat 90+1′minutes


  • 7Gudmundsson
  • 10Barnes
  • 13Hennessey
  • 17Lennon
  • 19Rodriguez
  • 23Pieters
  • 26Bardsley
  • 27Vydra
  • 28Lengthy

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