Clarets crush Alex
By James Pearson
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Burnley secured their first home win of the season after beating Crewe.Burnley secured their first home win of the season thanks to a 3-0 success over Crewe Alexandra.
The Clarets lost to Gillingham last time out at Turk Moor, but put in an assured display against The Alex.
A well-worked set-piece provided the first goal of the day with John McGreal finishing a fine training ground move after 12 minutes.
Steve Cotterill's boys doubled their advantage just before the break when Robbie Blake met Ian Moore's cross in the middle to finish with aplomb.
The contest was over moments after the restart when Richard Chaplow smashed home his first of the season to finish off the visitors.
The victory lifts Burnley into 12th on nine points while Crewe have just the won win from their first six games of the season.
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Burnley 3-0 Crewe
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