was up to the task as their defenders were able to hold the Reds at bay.
Alexandre Lacazette's first goal of the season had given Arsenal the lead before Ashley Barnes equalised for Burnley
just before half-time.It was a encouraging afternoon for Arsenal manager Unai Emery as his widely written-off team continued to bounce back from their dismal end to last season.
City struggled to get into their usual rhythm in the first half but came out strongly after the break and Burnley
keper Tom Heaton did well to keep out a fierce blast from Sergio Aguero at the near post.
Jeff Hendrick gave Burnley
an early lead before goals from N'Golo Kante and Gonzalo Higuain put the home side ahead by the 14th minute.
Southampton are still in the mix and the likes of Newcastle United, Brighton and Crystal Palace can all feasibly be drawn into the scrap, but it's Burnley
the Bluebirds can look to overhaul.
33 points from 35 games, Cardiff 29 from 33 CARDIFF'S GAMES IN HAND: v Man City and Brighton AT the time of writing, it's still not known when the Bluebirds' two postponed fixtures will be played.
Much has been made about Burnley
's European experience this season and there is a belief that the Clarets have been unable to recover from a hectic schedule earlier in the season cause byEuropa Leagueplay-off matches.
Kostas Fortounis converted the spot-kick for Olympiakos' third goal to break brave Burnley
's hearts as they had been in the tie until then.
Watford haven't won any of their last 10 away league games against Burnley
(D4 L6), failing to score in the last three.
McInnes admitted that Burnley
had got stronger as the game wore on as they chased a one-goal deficit from a 19th-minute penalty.
Here are Burnley
's Premier League fixtures in full for the new season...
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