Burnley boss has no complaints after first home defeat

Sean Dyche had no complaints as Burnley suffered their first home defeat of the season to leaders Leicester City.
Sean Dyche.Sean Dyche.
Sean Dyche.

Goals in either half from arch nemesis David Nugent - his ninth career strike against the Clarets - and Chris Wood settled the top of the table clash, as the Foxes took full advantage of a side without the injured Danny Ings and Keiran Trippier and the suspended Dean Marney.

Losing Sam Vokes to a knee injury early on didn’t help matters either, and Dyche admitted: “I thought a couple of decisions didn’t go for us, but overall they deserved the win.

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“They’re a very good side, at full strength, and obviously I’d have liked to have gone toe to toe with them without the challenges we had with our team.

“They’re top for a reason and they showed that.

“We’re down to one striker at the moment, which isn’t ideal and we’re trying to be flexible as a group, but we stayed in it.

“We conceded two poor goals by our standards and Scott Arfield had a great chance, and if that goes in it changes the feel of it.

“But overall I have no complaints.”

Dyche was unable to shed much light into Vokes’ injury, suffered when he got his studs stuck in the turf: “It’s too early to say, it’s not ideal when no one is near, they are the ones where you wonder, but we’ll have to wait and see.”