Burnley hosted Bournemouth on Saturday with the two teams producing an entertaining five-goal clash which saw Clarets’ midfielder Jeff Hendrick net a sweetly-struck stunner in the first-half.
Hendrick, who made the move to Turf Moor from Derby in the summer, netted the opening goal of the game after just 13 minutes, neatly controlling the ball before volleying home a cracker from outside the Cherries’ box…
Stone Cold Stunner by Jeff Hendrick against Bournemouth. Take a bow! 🙇 pic.twitter.com/u9IBUATpg9
— Roro O’Monstro.™ (@Roromeo_MUFC10) December 10, 2016
What a strike from the Republic of Ireland international! And a definite Goal of the Season contender so far.
Hendrick’s fellow countryman Stephen Ward would double Burnley’s advantage just three minutes later. However, Benik Afobe would make it 2-1 just before the break.
In the second-half, George Boyd restored the Clarets’ two-goal advantage before defender netted a late effort for Bournemouth, However, Sean Dyche’s men held on to secure all three points and move up to 13th, two places behind Eddie Howe’s Cherries.