Premier League

 Full TimePEAC
Leeds UnitedLEE
3
 
1
BurnleyBRN
J. Harrison  39' 1-0 
 1-1M. Cornet  54'
S. Dallas  77' 2-1 
D. James  90+2' 3-1 
LEEJ. Harrison  39' 1-0
BRNM. Cornet  54' 1-1
LEES. Dallas  77' 2-1
LEED. James  90+2' 3-1
HT: 1-0
Elland Road (Attendance: 36,083)
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Burnley's Matt Lowton hit by bottle during loss at Leeds

LEEDS, England (AP) Stuart Dallas and Dan James scored second-half goals as Leeds beat Burnley 3-1 to help its Premier League survival chances on Sunday.

Jack Harrison's first-half opener for Leeds was canceled out by Maxwel Cornet's fine free kick. During the Burnley celebrations, defender Matt Lowton was hit by a plastic bottle thrown from the home fans.

A thumping drive from Dallas put Leeds in front in the 77th minute and James sealed the team's first league win since the end of November with a stoppage-time header.

Leeds halted a run of three straight losses and climbed eight points clear of Sean Dyche's side, which remains third from bottom in the relegation zone.

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Updated January 2, 2022

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