Vincent Kompany’s Burnley secured their speedy return to the Premier League as a second-half winner from Connor Roberts earned a 2-1 win at Middlesbrough.
All of the Championship leaders wanted to attain promotion was victory on the Riverside Stadium, and the Clarets took simply 12 minutes to interrupt the impasse when Ashley Barnes tapped dwelling Josh Brownhill’s shot from shut vary.
Middlesbrough, who went into the sport unbeaten in 11 dwelling matches, aimed to keep up that document after half-time and equalised by way of Chuba Akpom’s penalty following Josh Cullen’s foul on Cameron Archer.
However Roberts turned the Turf Moor cult hero when he tapped dwelling Nathan Tella’s cross simply after the hour mark – which was sufficient for Burnley to safe their most priceless three factors of the season.
Promotion from the Championship has been secured by Burnley on the first time of asking following the membership’s relegation from the Premier League 11 months in the past, whereas subsequent season will see Kompany reunite with the competitors he gained 4 instances as a Manchester Metropolis participant.
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Each side are again in Sky Guess Championship motion on Easter Monday. Middlesbrough head to Bristol Metropolis for a 5.30pm kick-off, whereas Burnley host Sheffield United at 8pm. Each video games are back-to-back on Sky Sports activities Soccer.