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Burnley win delights boss Dyche

Burnley boss Sean Dyche expressed his pride after the Clarets completed back-to-back victories with a 2-1 triumph at Stoke.

The previous outing for Dyche's men had seen them defeat Hull 1-0 at home - the first win of what is the club's comeback Premier League campaign.

Having followed that by securing another three points at the Britannia Stadium, Burnley are off the bottom of the table and up to 18th, below 17th-placed Leicester on goal difference alone.

And asked if he was proud, Dyche - whose side raced into a two-goal lead through a quickfire Danny Ings brace early on, conceded a Jonathan Walters header around the half-hour and then withstood an increasing barrage of pressure - said: "Yes.It is a different way of winning and that is an important factor."

Foxes fail to trouble Cats

Leicester's goalless streak continued after they held Sunderland to a 0-0 draw at the King Power Stadium.

The Foxes extended their goal drought to 500 minutes - and have now not netted in their last five games. A tight match had few clear chances but Kasper Schmeichel produced two fine first-half saves to thwart Steven Fletcher and Adam Johnson while Costel Pantilimon saved well from Matty James.

Riyad Mahrez went close for the hosts but they have now failed to score since drawing with Burnley last month.

The point did lift the Foxes out of the relegation zone, though, while Sunderland remained 14th.


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