After 18 matches, Burnley, led by Vincent Kompany, leads the Championship, the English second division. On Saturday, she beat Reading, thanks to two Belgian goals. “Things are going well, there’s nothing I can complain about,” Kompany said.
The ‘process’ appears to have arrived at Burnley for Vincent Kompany. Following his departure from Anderlecht last summer, there were some doubts about Kompany’s new challenge to the very physical championship, but after 18 matches he has silenced all critics with Burnley.
On Saturday, Burnley beat Reading 2-1, and they can thank their Belgian players for that. Manuel Benson, who should be content with a substitute position at the moment, scored 1-1 after the hour mark. In extra time, it was again the Belgian who gave Burnley the win: Anas Al-Zarouri scored 2-1.
“It was a tough match,” coach Kompany said afterwards. “The reading is well structured and made us work hard for it. But it’s going so well, there’s nothing I can complain about. This is an excellent win for us.”
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Then he poured praise on his countrymen. Benson has been a substitute for two goals and has assisted two goals in his last three games. gold exchange? “Benson can turn the game around for us, and we know that,” Kompany said.
“I know what he can do, I’ve seen him do it at his previous club. Sometimes it doesn’t matter when you send a player onto the pitch, we have players who can bring something in at any time.”
Benson can turn the game around for us, and we know that. Sometimes it doesn’t matter when you send a player onto the field.
Unlike Benson, Zrouri was allowed to start the match, and he thanked Kompany with the winning goal. Since mid-October, the young winger has occupied a starting point, scoring three times in the last five matches and providing one assist.
“If you only score global goals, you could end up scoring five goals in the season, and if you can tap the ball into the far corner, you can score 15-20. And it’s very good for Anas to score that ball. I am very happy for him.” That’s how he adds to his stats.”
“It’s a very nice feeling,” said Zarouri himself. We had to fight until the last minute, it’s nice to score the winning goal. We play a lot of games in this league and sometimes you play against completely different teams, but I like that.”
Zarouri scored a 2-1 win in overtime against Reading.
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