Sam Vokes nods rejuvenated Burnley to victory over toothless Cardiff

These are still early days, yet it is already shaping up to be one of those seasons that turns into a slog for Cardiff City. Burnley at home felt like a welcome fixture on the face of it, especially on the back of conceding 12 goals against Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City, but there is no respite for Neil Warnock’s team, who fell to a fourth successive defeat that leaves them joint bottom of the Premier League.

Johann Berg Gudmundsson did the damage, scoring Burnley’s first and setting up the winner for Sam Vokes on an afternoon when Cardiff carried the greater threat and will feel that the very least they deserved was a point. Josh Murphy’s fine equaliser on the hour-mark should have been the springboard for a positive result for the Welsh club but some poor defending allowed Burnley to regain the lead through Vokes.

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via Football | The Guardian