Burnley’s latest Premier League ride will be over in two weeks, as the Clarets beat Hull City but saw a myriad of results go against them on Saturday.
Danny Ings’ 62nd minute goal gave the Clarets hope, but Burnley has no mathematical hope of catching any of the teams ahead of it in the race for 17th place.
Hull City drops into the relegation zone with its loss, now two points behind Newcastle United and Sunderland.
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It’s no surprise that Burnley came out hungry, eating up possession for most of the game’s first stanza.
Martin Atkinson opted to not give a penalty when Danny Ings went down in a maze of second-half bodies. It seemed like a Tigers defender took him down, but Ashley Barnes was there, too. No call.
But then, in the 62nd minute, a life line from Ings. Hull fluffed a clearing attempt and Ings was quick to slap a shot past Steve Harper.
Hull City: Harper, Dawson, Chester, McShane (Jelavic, 56′), Elmohamady, Brady, Huddlestone, Livermore (Meyler, 56′), Quinn, Aluko (Hernandez, 66′), N’Doye.
Burnley: Heaton; Trippier, Shackell (c), Duff, Mee; Boyd, Jones, Arfield, Taylor; Barnes, Ings
Goal: Ings (62′)