Sean Dyche’s aspect headed to Selhurst Park because the lowest scorers within the league and with simply 5 targets on the street, however struck twice throughout the opening 10 minutes.
Johann Berg Gudmundsson fired the Clarets in entrance after the Palace defence didn’t cope with an Erik Pieters cross and the Icelandic winger created area for himself earlier than drilling a left-foot shot into the far nook.
Burnley doubled their benefit from a Dwight McNeil nook right into a packed field, with Palace keeper Vicente Guaita crowded out and unable to return out and declare the ball, permitting Jay Rodriguez to move house his first Premier League purpose of the season.
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Matt Lowton’s first ever Burnley purpose at this degree made it 3-0 after the break, the fullback powering ahead from the midway line, discovering Rodriguez inside after which volleying house the return cross.
“VAR wasn’t checking for offside, they have been checking if it really occurred,” joked Lowton, whose final purpose within the Premier League got here for Aston Villa nearly eight years in the past.
There was a bitter finish to a superb efficiency from the guests, although, when central defender Ben Mee was taken off on a stretcher with a head damage, though Dyche reported after the sport that the participant was “superb”.
The Burnley supervisor had been questioned over his resolution to play a largely second-string aspect of their FA Cup exit to Championship Bournemouth on Tuesday and felt the win justified his name.
“I felt with accidents and the truth that gamers give so much, it’s essential to make these modifications and right this moment it paid us again,” he mentioned.
“I assumed the power ranges of the aspect have been terrific, the tempo each out and in of possession and the efficient play that I discuss many, many instances and I assumed it was all on present in a really full efficiency,” added Dyche.
Palace supervisor Roy Hodgson couldn’t disguise his disappointment along with his staff.
“It was fairly apparent that it was a efficiency we will not be in any manner pleased with or happy with. We have been crushed by the higher staff,” he mentioned.
“I’m afraid it’s a kind of defeats that it’s important to tackle the chin however there will not be many people going house considering we did the most effective job we might do,” mentioned the previous England boss.
Burnley are actually on 26 factors, 11 above 18th-placed Fulham who occupy the best of the relegation spots. Palace are three factors forward of the Clarets in thirteenth place.