Brighton take point at Burnley to edge closer to safety

Hughton glad to have points in the bag

Albion Eyeing Win At Clarets To Seal Premier League Safety

The Cameroon defender was jeered every time he touched the ball by home supporters, a response to his recent claim that he had been racially abused by Jay Rodriguez, now with West Brom but still revered in these parts from his time with Burnley. This month the charge was found to be "not proven" by an independent commission but both clubs continue to back their own player's version of events.

"What they should do, the Burnley supporters, they should look at the two statements that came out afterwards - one from the independent committee and one from the FA".

"It's a fantastic achievement if we get there", Dyche is quoted by ESPN as saying following Saturday's 0-0 draw with Brighton & Hove Albion.

Although Dyche stopped short of describing European qualification as a foregone conclusion, he stressed that "you can't cheat" the league table.

"This has been a fantastic season". You can have a lucky spell but you can't be lucky all season.

Despite their poor run of results, Brighton put in an encouraging performance in their last Premier League game against Tottenham which earned them a valuable point, and Chris Hughton will be hoping his side can produce a similar performance this weekend. Two up front and two aggressive, strong and very good players up front. The rebound off the woodwork and appeared to strike Lewis Dunk on the arm but Roger East refrained from awarding the home side their first Premier League penalty in more than a year. "Cartoon capers, someone just sneaks a club out on someone's head, we might get one then, but they might not see it". However, it won't be as easy as it sounds with Brighton having not won any of their last six games heading into Saturday's clash.

We use cookies to give you the best experience on our website and bring you more relevant advertising. He added, "to say you're a Burnley fan and your side was 16th in the Championship five-and-a-half years ago, and then now has got a chance of playing in Europe, then I think that's a hell of a shift".

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