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Wolves cruise past Burnley, thanks to Hwang Hee-chan’s goal 

Gary O'Neil praised a "massive win" after Hwang Hee-chan scored a first-half goal to edge Wolves past relegation-threatened Burnley at Molineux.

Gary O’Neil praised a “massive win” after Hwang Hee-chan scored a first-half goal to edge Wolves past relegation-threatened Burnley at Molineux.

Clarets Unable to Capitalize on Previous Victory

Despite their morale-boosting 5-0 triumph against Sheffield United, Burnley failed to replicate their impressive performance, leaving them rueful over a critical defensive lapse in their latest fixture.

Slow Start and Crucial Saves

The match in the Midlands remained subdued until the 38th minute when stand-in goalkeeper Daniel Bentley showcased his skills with an exceptional double save, denying Jay Rodriguez and Josh Brownhill’s follow-up attempt.

Turn of Events and O’Neil’s Perspective

Burnley, having missed a chance to take the lead, faced a setback as Sander Berge’s error led to Matheus Cunha setting up Hwang for a composed finish, giving Wolves the advantage.

Coach O’Neil acknowledged the significance of the win against Burnley, acknowledging their opponents’ organization and competitiveness, emphasizing that no Premier League fixture should be underestimated.

Burnley’s Efforts Fall Short

Despite their efforts to equalize in the second half, Burnley struggled to trouble Bentley, with Vitinho’s long-range effort being the closest they came to salvaging a point.

Wolves’ Relief and Table Movements

The win propelled Wolves to 12th place in the table, offering relief after a three-game winless streak. Meanwhile, Burnley remains in a precarious position in the bottom three, seeking ways to climb out of trouble.

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