Championship roundup: Manuel Benson puts Burnley six points clear

17 December 2022 17:36
Benson strikes twice in 3-1 win over MiddlesbroughWatford go third after 2-0 victory at HuddersfieldManuel Benson scored twice, making up for an earlier costly error, as Vincent Kompany’s leaders Burnley moved six points clear at the top of the Championship with a 3-1 win over Middlesbrough.The 25-year-old winger was on the mark twice in seven second-half minutes, having gifted Michael Carrick’s visitors the opening goal of the game just after half-time at Turf Moor. That Boro goal, scored by substitute Duncan Watmore, came as Benson attempted to keep a loose ball in play on the halfway line. He succeeded only in hooking the ball blindly back towards his own goal, allowing Watmore to race through and convert. Continue full article

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