Arsenal visit is ‘An easy game for us’ – says Burnley boss!

The Burnley boss Sean Dyche is looking forward to tomorrow’s game at the Emirates, and is relaxed about it for the simple reason that Burnley have such a bad away record, that absolutely nobody expects them to have a chance against Arsenal!

But having said that, Dyche thinks that his team – who have excellent form at home – have been showing signs of improvement on their travels. He said: ‘There have definitely been signs of growth within the team away from home. We haven’t got the win yet but we’ve certainly shown some good signs of that.
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‘Teams who are on fantastic form have gone to Arsenal and found it tough, so it is a very tough game for us. But on the other hand it is an easy game in the sense that there will be no expectation – no-one will be thinking we are going down there to get a result.’

He is right of course. All the pressure is on Arsenal now, especially as after today’s results we can move up to second place with a win. But those results should also serve as a warning that we can’t take any game for granted and must show full commitment from the start.

The Clarets also have the added incentive of this game being Dyche’s 200th game in charge, and with them having no pressure at all, who knows what will happen!

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  1. Wilshegz says:

    I do care what he says, 3points and cleansheet is our target

  2. Break-on-through says:

    I’d like to see allot of JA readers take up that offer for the five a-side, it’d be good meeting up and seeing who can do what with a football. It’d be good fun getting stuck into a manchester Spu or Chelsea five-side team. I don’t live close enough unfortunately, but others should definitely take advantage, years since I kicked a ball. Fatboy/Julshit/Jansen/NYGunner/ArsenalGirl vs Bob/Muff/DarrenN/ThirdManJW/Twig

    Really hoping the Arsenals fast passing game is on show tomorrow, champions need to bring a certain mindset into every game but we tend not to unfortunately. Sometimes we try to get away with minimum effort, expecting our extra quality to do it for us. A chance to go second, we need to show how much we want to get back in this race, over the next two weeks, we”ll either be back in it or else holding on for a CL place finish.

  3. G-Rude says:

    Its a great opportunity for us to make a statement of intent for the rest of the season. Why should we feel under pressure? Our bench will be worth 5 times what ALL the Burnley players would fetch on the open market and we should make our superiority obvious.

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