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Burnley 2-2 West Brom: What happened here that hadn't happened since 1999?

A statistical break-down of the Sunday lunchtime clash between the Clarets and the Baggies...

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For the third time in four matches, Burnley blew a two-goal lead, as the Baggies bounced back to secure a point.

Ashley Barnes and Danny Ings headed the Clarets 2-0 up within 35 minutes - a lead their first half performance more than merited. However Chris Brunt pulled one back with a header of his own in first half injury time, and substitute Brown Ideye levelled with his second Premier League goal of the season.

  • The game at Burnley today was the 19th 2-2 draw in the PL this season, already two more than in the whole of 2013/14.
  • This was is the first Premier League game to see four headed goals since Arsenal's 3-3 draw with Fulham in November 2012. It was the 18th Premier League game ever to see four or more headed goals.
  • This was the first time all the goals in a game with four or more were scored with headers since September 1999, when Wimbledon and Derby County drew 2-2 at Selhurst Park.

  • Danny Ings has now scored in four of his last five Premier League appearances for Burnley.
  • West Bromwich Albion have now conceded 10 goals in the opening 15 minutes of Premier League matches this season; a league-high.
  • Burnley skipper Jason Shackell made an impressive 18 clearances - a game high. Defensive partner Michael Keane was second with 11.

  • None of the last 10 league meetings between Burnley and WBA have ended as an away win (seven home wins, three draws).
  • West Brom are without an Premier League win in seven games (drawn 4, lost 3).
  • The Clarets have now tasted defeat just once in the last seven home Premier League games in which they have scored (won 3, drawn 3).
  • Not only did Burnley's George Boyd create three goal-scoring chances and one assist, he also made a game-high 4 successful tackles.

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