Following Burnley’s 0-0 draw at home to Tottenham, manager Sean Dyche believed his side could have come away with all three points at Turf Moor, after spurning chances to take the lead in the game, reports BBC Sport.
Burnley striker Danny Ings missed a gilt-edged opportunity in the first-half, after latching onto a ball from a mistake by Tottenham midfielder Ryan Mason, but he fired his effort tamely into the hands of the Spurs goalkeeper. It was one of many chances wasted throughout the game, but didn’t ultimately come back to haunt the promoted side, as Tottenham couldn’t take advantage.
The Londoners were lacklustre all through the match, and barely came close to taking the lead themselves. Striker Harry Kane was given the captain’s armband, but was quiet due to the resilient and organised Burnley defence.
They had the quality to create goalscoring chances, however, and came close with Ings and George Boyd going the closest for the home side in the game. While disappointed to not have scored the goal their performance deserve, manager Sean Dyche was full of praise for his side for a well-earned result against a tough side.
“Every point is vital and it’s a clean sheet against a good side. Sometimes you’ve got to be realistic and accept that. We’re not disappointed. We went for the win and created chances that could have won the game. I felt we probably edged it and if there was going to be a winner it would probably be us,” he said.
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