Everton 1 Burnley 2: Wood and McNeil fire Clarets closer to safety and deal major blow to Toffees' top four hopes

DWIGHT McNEIL curled in a stunner as Burnley seriously dented Everton's top four ambitions.

Sean Dyche's side enjoyed a brilliant first half with Chris Wood capitalising on Tom Davies' error to give the visitors a 13th-minute lead.

Burnley, who will now fancy their chances of Premier League survival, doubled their advantage in superb fashion 11 minutes later.

McNeil picked up the ball on the edge of the box and brilliantly found the top corner with his left-foot.

Defeat for Everton leaves them five points behind Chelsea but they do have a game in hand over Thomas Tuchel's side.

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