- Associated Press - Saturday, September 22, 2018

BURNLEY, England (AP) - Burnley rose off the bottom of the English Premier League after thumping Bournemouth 4-0 for its first win of the season on Saturday.

Four straight defeats and only one point from five games for last season’s seventh-placed side added up to Burnley’s worst start to a topflight campaign for nearly a century.

Bournemouth, by contrast, arrived at Turf Moor in the top five after its best opening to a Premier League, but quick-fire goals from Matej Vydra on his full debut and Aaron Lennon late in the first half eased Burnley nerves.

Substitute Ashley Barnes added a late double to make it 4-0, the first time Burnley has scored four in a game since December 2016.

Their first win in 10 league games moved them up to 16th in the standings, while Bournemouth dropped to sixth place.

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