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Scott Arfield Hits Incredible Goal to Give Burnley the Short-Lived Lead

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Sean SwabyUK Staff WriterAugust 18, 2014

Scott Arfield hit an incredible goal to give new Premier League side Burnley a somewhat surprising lead against presumed title contenders Chelsea. 

The 25-year-old unleashed a powerful shot from range that Thibaut Courtois was powerless to stop to set off a Burnley party. 

The freshly promoted side's ecstasy was short-lived, though, as the visitors responded with three consecutive first-half goals from Diego Costa, Andre Schurrle and Branislav Ivanovic

It was a rude awakening to the unforgiving life in the Premier League. 

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