Burnley lacked high quality in opposition to 10-man Leicester

 

Sean Dyche bemoaned a scarcity of high quality after seeing Burnley slip to a fourth straight defeat regardless of having a person benefit for practically the entire recreation in opposition to Leicester.

It appeared a golden likelihood for the Clarets to place distance between themselves and the underside three when Harry Maguire was despatched off in solely the fourth minute at Turf Moor for bringing down Johann Berg Gudmundsson because the final man.

However Burnley couldn’t make their benefit rely and, though Dwight McNeil cancelled out James Maddison’s opener, Wes Morgan headed in a 90th-minute winner to make it 2-1.

Dyche mentioned: “When a crew goes all the way down to 10 males so early it could actually really feel unusual except you get a grip of the sport right away, and we didn’t.

“In the second half there was more of an 11 v 10 feel, in terms of possession and getting into the right areas, but we couldn’t find the real moments of quality, and that’s probably the question we’ve had all season, finding them in the attacking third.”

Burnley stay two factors above the underside three however have now performed a recreation greater than their rivals and, with matches in opposition to Chelsea, Manchester Metropolis and Arsenal to return within the closing weeks, the stakes are getting ever increased.

Dyche insisted there will likely be no sense of panic, although, saying: “Since Christmas we’ve had eight large outcomes and now had 4 go in opposition to us. This can be a robust one, however that’s the truth of the Premier League.

“But we have seven more games and they are all very important games for all different reasons. The only way we can look after ourselves is to play well enough.”

Brendan Rodgers can now boast two wins from three video games since taking on as Leicester boss and he couldn’t have been happier with the efficiency and perspective of his aspect.

He advised LCFC TV: “Clearly to lose a person so early within the recreation can actually have an effect on the crew, however the boys confirmed a beautiful resilience and mentality within the recreation.

“They’d an honest management of the sport with out the ball. You don’t at all times need to have the ball to manage the sport. They received into good condition and so they had been arduous to play by means of.

“We know we’ve got that pace on the counter-attack but, first and foremost, you have to defend well as a unit and they all did that. We’ve got a lot of young players that will have gained a lot of experience from that.”

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