Nightmare evening for Richard Keogh, who scored this own goal and then conceded a penalty too

Burnley 4 Derby 1

In-form Burnley leapfrogged promotion rivals Derby into third place in the Championship table thanks to a well-deserved 4-1 victory, in which Richard Keogh played a key role.

Burnley took a first-half lead when Keogh headed into his own net, as the retreating Keogh could only divert a Matthew Lowton cross past Scott Carson.

Jacob Butterfield immediately replied with a Derby equaliser but Keogh again granted Burnley the lead, clumsily bundling over Andre Gray in the box, with Gray picking himself up to convert his 17th goal of the season.

Burnley's Andre Gray goes down in the box after Keogh's challenge. Photo: Martin Rickett/PA
Burnley's Andre Gray goes down in the box after Keogh's challenge. Photo: Martin Rickett/PA

A second penalty five minutes later, given when defender Jason Shackell handled a cross into the box, allowed Sam Vokes to also score from the spot, before Scott Arfield completed the scoring with a deflected effort.

For the stuttering Rams, the result means they are still without a league win since Boxing Day.

Twitter wasn’t kind to the Irish centre-half, who has been wearing a protective mask since recovering from an operation on his nose, which was broken in three places earlier this month.

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