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Clarets say farewell in style

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Relegated Burnley went down fighting as they battled back from two down to defeat Tottenham 4-2 at Turf Moor courtesy of a superb second-half display.

Spurs secured their spot in the Champions League with victory over Manchester City on Wednesday and they looked to be cruising when Gareth Bale and Luka Modric netted inside 32 minutes.

But Wade Elliott pulled one back before the break and incessant Burnley pressure in the second half paid off when first Jack Cork levelled and then Martin Paterson put the Clarets ahead. Steven Thompson put the icing on the cake with a late fourth.

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