Walters lashes home Muniesa nabs first PL goal Clarets sink 14th Jonathan Walters and Marc Muniesa scored as Stoke City continued to make its early season woes a thing of the past in a 2-0 win over visiting Burnley on Saturday at the Britannia Stadium. The loss leaves Burnley just three points above the drop zone, while Stoke arrives in the top half with 19 points. [ MORE: ] Burnley had the ball in the early stages, but Bruno Martins Indi provided the first bit of true danger when the Stoke back headed the ball off the woodwork. Tom Heaton missed the game through injury, but he wouldn’t have made a difference on Walters’ opener. The Stoke man belted a Mame Biram Diouf cross behind Paul Robinson
Evans, Brunt, Phillips score Kabasele got Hornets back in it Pereyra sent off late on West Brom unbeaten in four West Brom beat 10-man Watford 3-1 at the Hawthorns on Saturday to continue their good form as Tony Pulis‘ side push towards the top six. The Baggies went 2-0 up in the first half through Jonny Evans‘ header and then Chris Brunt‘s low free kick found the back of the net. Watford had some hope in the second half as Christian Kabasele made it 2-1 but after Roberto Pereyra was sent off the Hornets’ chances of a comeback were all but over and Matt Phillips scored late on to seal the win. With the victory West Brom moves on to 20 points and leapfrog Watford in the table, who stay on 18.