Burnley took another positive step in their fight against relegation from the Premier League with a hard-fought point at Crystal Palace yesterday.
Sean Dyche’s Clarets continue to fight tooth and nail as they try to climb out of the bottom three of the table and a 1-1 draw at Selhurst Park means they are now unbeaten in three.
With Everton also drawing against Manchester City yesterday, it means Burnley remain one point behind them while Leeds United’s heavy loss to Tottenham took them just two points behind the Lancashire club.
After the match, Dyche said: “It’s always difficult to come to this pitch, and I know we’ve done well here the last few seasons, but I thought the mentality was firm, we were a bit soft in the first half. -time, but not much in it, we weren’t giving much.
“We just didn’t play fast enough, find a rhythm in our game, play backwards too many times, and then we kind of got our footing in the game.
“They scored a soft goal from our point of view, but in the second half the mentality was fantastic again, to restart the game on the whistle, which I asked them to do, and they did it. have done, then the mental strength of the team.
“As the game went on you wondered if they would try to sneak one in, which they did, but our defense was great front to back.”
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