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Burnley 0 - Brighton 0

Turf Moor

28-1-14. 7.45pm

Attendance: 11,054

Burnley 0 Brighton 0

Brighton had to be content to share the points with Burnley at Tuft Moor last night after the Championship encounter ended in a 0-0 draw.

It was arguably Albion that went closer to winning and would've but for a couple of fine saves from Tom Heaton but Tomasz Kuszczak was called into action himself mind and we also had the frame of the goal to thank for keeping the home side out.

Burnley were first to threaten with Michael Kightly striking the post. A short corner routine ended up with the winger hitting the base of Kuszczak's near post from a tight angle.

Kaz LuaLua, booed relentlessly by the Burnley fans after making a miraculous recovery from an ankle injury that had brought an end to play, very nearly silenced those within Turf Moor, from a home persuasion, when he went through to force a good save from Heaton, who denied Albion the lead.

Burnley don't concede too many goals, and Albion don't concede too many either with only 10 goals being scored against us in the 13 Championship games we have played, and you could see why.

Danny Ings and Sam Vokes have proven so prolific for Burnley and courted much attention from others, our former striker Ashley Barnes will find it hard to dislodge them with Vokes putting a header just wide.

Had the chance that fell to Michael Duff fallen to Ings, Vokes or Barnes even, Burnley would've take the lead in the second half but from point blank range Duff managed to put the ball over.

The next header from Vokes was on target and needed a good save from Kuszczak.

Barnes eventually got on, as he looked to get one over us with an overhead effort late on going wide, but it was Jake Forster-Caskey that almost scored against his own side. He headed against the post with the ball then cleared away to safety.

One of Albion's own subs was Andrea Orlandi forced another good save out of Heaton as the game ended nil-nil.

It's points dropped for both sides really.

Albion needed more than a point to keep the pressure on the play off spots with Burnley needing a win to stay in touch with the top two so it's not something that does much for either.

A point is better than nothing though isn't it, and the frame of the goal made sure Albion got that.




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Date:Wednesday January 29 2014

Time: 10:20AM

 

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