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Burnley   0 - 3   Millwall

Burnley v Millwall

Burnley 0-3 Millwall

Paul Robinson scored a second-half double as Millwall ended Burnley's three-match winning run and kept their own faint play-off hopes alive.

Defender Robinson opened the scoring from six yards with a neat left-footed finish from Andros Townsend's corner.

Robinson grabbed his second when he met Alan Dunne's cross and fired in left-footed from 12 yards out.

Townsend grabbed a third in the 87th minute when he rifled home a low left-foot shot from 12 yards.

For Millwall it was a first win away from home in the Championship in their last 10 attempts.

The London club are now seven points adrift of the play-offs and will undoubtedly be buoyed by such a convincing victory over on-form Burnley - who harbour their own promotion hopes, sitting four points behind sixth-placed Nottingham Forest.

Burnley went close in the sixth minute when Dunne fouled on-loan Aston Villa striker Nathan Delfouneso and Chris Eagles lined up a free-kick 30 yards from goal.

The former Manchester United trainee hit a fierce effort which Dunne did well to block but the hosts began to build up a head of steam.

As Burnley pushed, Liam Trotter fouled on-loan Chelsea midfielder Jack Cork and Clarets right-back Tyrone Mears looped a dangerous free-kick into the danger area.

Delfouneso, who scored the winning goal on his debut in the midweek 1-0 victory at Hull, rose highest to connect with Mears' delivery but his firm header came back off the bar.

Lions striker Steve Morison hit a 25-yard effort which flew narrowly over the bar, however, the momentum remained largely with the hosts.

Jay Rodriguez hit a 25-yard shot which drew a comfortable save from Millwall goalkeeper David Forde and Clarets left-back Daniel Fox then went close with a long-range strike.

But Clarets were hit with a sucker-punch in the 52nd minute when Robinson opened the scoring with a neat finish from a corner.

Robinson got his second goal with 19 minutes remaining when a corner from Townsend was played to Dunne and his delivery from the right flank found Robinson 12 yards from goal and the defender fired in.

Townsend grabbed a third in the 87th minute when he rifled home a low effort to wrap up victory for the visitors.

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Saturday, 12 March 2011

Npower Championship

Home Team Score Away Team Time
Burnley 0-3 Millwall FT
(HT 0-0)
    • Robinson 52
    • Robinson 71
    • Townsend 87

    Burnley

    • 01 Grant
    • 03 Fox
    • 04 Duff
    • 05 Carlisle
    • 14 Mears
    • 06 Cork
    • 08 Marney (Alexander 90+1)
    • 22 Wallace
    • 33 Eagles (Iwelumo 59)
    • 19 Rodriguez
    • 26 Delfouneso (Elliott 68)

    Substitutes

    • 12 Jensen,
    • 02 Alexander,
    • 15 Edgar,
    • 21 Bikey,
    • 11 Elliott,
    • 20 Bartley,
    • 09 Iwelumo

    Millwall

    • 01 Forde
    • 02 Dunne
    • 05 Robinson
    • 15 Craig
    • 17 Mkandawire
    • 18 Ward
    • 06 Trotter
    • 14 Henry (Eastmond 90)
    • 29 Townsend (Barron 88)
    • 20 Morison
    • 22 Lisbie (Rowlands 79)

    Substitutes

    • 23 Mildenhall,
    • 04 Eastmond,
    • 16 Barron,
    • 12 Hackett,
    • 28 Rowlands,
    • 30 McQuoid,
    • 32 Marquis
    Ref: IldertonAtt: 14,589
    BURNLEY
    MILLWALL

    Possession

    • Burnley 53%
    • Millwall 47%

    Attempts on target

    • Burnley 7
    • Millwall 5

    Attempts off target

    • Burnley 11
    • Millwall 4

    Corners

    • Burnley 9
    • Millwall 5

    Fouls

    • Burnley 8
    • Millwall 8
    • Final Result
    • Full Time
    • 90:00+3:07 The final whistle goes and the game is over.
    • 90:00+2:25 Graham Alexander produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that misses to the left of the target.
    • 89:45 Corner taken by Wade Elliott.
    • 89:45 Substitution Graham Alexander joins the action as a substitute, replacing Dean Marney.
    • 89:45 Substitution Craig Eastmond comes on in place of James Henry.
    • 87:53 Substitution Scott Barron replaces Andros Townsend.
    • 86:33 GOAL - Andros TownsendBurnley 0 - 3 Millwall Andros Townsend finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Burnley 0-3 Millwall.
    • 85:57 Jay Rodriguez takes a shot from just outside the penalty area clears the crossbar.
    • 81:31 Jay Rodriguez is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Indirect free kick taken by David Forde.
    • 79:33 Shot from deep inside the area by Dean Marney clears the crossbar.
    • 78:18 Substitution Martin Rowlands joins the action as a substitute, replacing Kevin Lisbie.
    • 76:44 Unfair challenge on Kevin Lisbie by Dean Marney results in a free kick. Darren Ward restarts play with the free kick.
    • 76:25 Foul by Clarke Carlisle on Steve Morison, free kick awarded. Liam Trotter takes the free kick.
    • 75:33 Corner taken by Wade Elliott.
    • 71:46 Outswinging corner taken by Wade Elliott from the right by-line, save by David Forde.
    • 71:30 Jay Rodriguez takes a shot. Blocked by Paul Robinson.
    • 70:07 Short corner worked by Andros Townsend, assist on the goal came from Alan Dunne.
    • 70:07 GOAL - Paul RobinsonBurnley 0 - 2 Millwall Goal scored by Paul Robinson from inside the box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Burnley 0-2 Millwall.
    • 69:44 Kevin Lisbie takes a shot. Blocked by Michael Duff.
    • 69:03 Unfair challenge on Kevin Lisbie by Tyrone Mears results in a free kick. The free kick is delivered right-footed by James Henry from left wing.
    • 67:27 Substitution (Burnley) makes a substitution, with Wade Elliott coming on for Nathan Delfouneso.
    • 66:31 Corner taken left-footed by Andros Townsend.
    • Correction - 66:01 Inswinging corner taken right-footed by James Henry, save made by Lee Grant.
    • 66:01 Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Tamika Mkandawire, save made by Lee Grant.
    • 64:32 Dean Marney gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Darren Ward. Direct free kick taken by David Forde.
    • 62:26 Corner taken left-footed by Ross Wallace, Dean Marney takes a shot from just outside the penalty area which clears the crossbar.
    • 62:01 Ross Wallace takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post.
    • 61:49 Ross Wallace takes a shot. Save made by David Forde.
    • 61:17 The offside flag is raised against Steve Morison. Clarke Carlisle takes the free kick.
    • 58:59 Substitution Chris Iwelumo on for Chris Eagles.
    • 58:13 Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Ross Wallace, Header by Jay Rodriguez from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the target.
    • 55:33 Free kick awarded for a foul by Tyrone Mears on Andros Townsend. James Henry sends in a cross, Effort from deep inside the area by Steve Morison misses to the right of the target.
    • 52:24 Tyrone Mears fouled by Andros Townsend, the ref awards a free kick. Tyrone Mears takes the free kick.
    • 51:07 Corner taken left-footed by Andros Townsend, Andros Townsend provided the assist for the goal.
    • 51:07 GOAL - Paul RobinsonBurnley 0 - 1 Millwall Paul Robinson fires in a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Burnley 0-1 Millwall.
    • 48:53 Dean Marney takes a shot. Save made by David Forde.
    • 47:27 Ross Wallace takes a shot. Darren Ward gets a block in.
    • 47:11 Chris Eagles sends in a cross, save made by David Forde.
    • 46:46 Free kick awarded for a foul by Paul Robinson on Nathan Delfouneso. Direct free kick taken by Daniel Fox.
    • 45:01 The second half begins.
    • Half Time
    • 45:00+1:01 The players leave the pitch at half time.
    • 40:19 The offside flag is raised against Steve Morison. Lee Grant takes the indirect free kick.
    • 38:34 Foul by Michael Duff on Kevin Lisbie, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed by James Henry, Lee Grant makes a save.
    • 37:50 Long range shot from Andros Townsend misses to the left of the goal.
    • 36:28 Effort from deep inside the area by James Henry misses to the left of the goal.
    • 34:05 Daniel Fox takes a shot.
    • 33:40 Ross Wallace takes a outswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Steve Morison.
    • 31:54 Ross Wallace takes the outswinging corner, Kevin Lisbie manages to make a clearance.
    • 30:44 Steve Morison takes a shot. Lee Grant makes a save.
    • 29:11 Foul by Kevin Lisbie on Daniel Fox, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Lee Grant.
    • 28:07 Close range header by Dean Marney misses to the right of the target.
    • 26:48 Effort on goal by Tyrone Mears from just inside the penalty box goes harmlessly over the target.
    • 24:14 Shot by Dean Marney from outside the area goes high over the crossbar.
    • 22:29 Shot from outside the area by Daniel Fox misses to the left of the target.
    • 22:11 Inswinging corner taken by Ross Wallace from the right by-line played to the near post, Liam Trotter makes a clearance.
    • 21:49 Jay Rodriguez takes a shot. Alan Dunne gets a block in.
    • 20:59 Tamika Mkandawire gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jack Cork. Jack Cork takes the direct free kick.
    • 18:40 Jack Cork challenges Liam Trotter unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Paul Robinson.
    • 18:23 Jay Rodriguez takes a shot. Save by David Forde.
    • 15:35 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Clarke Carlisle by Kevin Lisbie. Lee Grant restarts play with the free kick.
    • 13:38 Shot from just outside the box by Steve Morison goes over the bar.
    • 11:54 Unfair challenge on Jack Cork by Liam Trotter results in a free kick. Tyrone Mears sends in a cross, Nathan Delfouneso takes a shot.
    • 7:56 Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Andros Townsend from the right by-line, save made by Lee Grant.
    • 7:18 Chris Eagles delivers the ball.
    • 5:26 Free kick awarded for a foul by Alan Dunne on Nathan Delfouneso. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Chris Eagles, Alan Dunne gets a block in.
    • 3:55 Liam Trotter gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Daniel Fox. Lee Grant takes the free kick.
    • 2:52 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Paul Robinson by Jay Rodriguez. David Forde restarts play with the free kick.
    • 0:00 The referee starts the match.

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    Npower Championship table snapshot

    As it stood on 12 Mar 2011 23:59 UK

    Position Team P GD PTS
    1 QPR 37 36 73
    2 Swansea 37 16 63
    3 Norwich 36 13 63
    4 Cardiff 36 14 61
    5 Leeds 37 11 61
    6 Nott'm Forest 37 14 60
    7 Burnley 35 9 56
    8 Hull 37 4 55
    9 Leicester 37 1 55
    10 Reading 36 17 54
    11 Watford 36 12 53
    12 Millwall 37 11 53
    13 Portsmouth 37 1 51
    14 Bristol City 36 -4 47
    15 Ipswich 36 0 46
    16 Barnsley 36 -10 46
    17 Doncaster 37 -17 44
    18 Derby 37 -5 43
    19 Coventry 36 -8 41
    20 Middlesbrough 36 -9 41
    21 Crystal Palace 37 -22 38
    22 Scunthorpe 36 -30 34
    23 Sheff Utd 37 -27 32
    24 Preston 35 -27 25


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