Everton move equal top after six minute blitz seals comeback victory over Burnley

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A wonderstrike from Andros Townsend sparked Everton into a come-from-behind 3-1 win over Burnley on Monday night.

Rafa Benitez's side are now fourth on the table, equal on points with Manchester United, Liverpool and Chelsea after an unbeaten start to the season.

Ben Mee broke the deadlock for Burnley shortly after half-time with a headed finish.

But the Clarets didn't lead for long as Townsend set up Michael Keane to equalise.

Five minutes later, it was time for Townsend to produce a moment of magic to give Everton the lead.

The 30-year-old winger, signed as a free agent this summer, was given time to get his head up before picking out a 25-yard curling strike past Nick Pope.

The Goodison Park crowd only had to wait another minute before the Toffees extended their lead thanks to another summer acquisition in Demarai Gray.

Benitez would be delighted to win without star striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin, who is sidelined for three weeks with a toe injury.

Meanwhile, there is plenty to ponder for Sean Dyche as his side have just one point from four games.

Everton next face Aston Villa on Saturday, while Burnley host Arsenal.

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