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‘We lack talent not belief’ Sean Dyche hails Burnley after Liverpool victory

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Sean Dyche has credited ‘belief’ as the key factor that saw Burnley claim a shock victory against Liverpool against all odds.

Sean Dyche claimed his side may lack talent but boast enough belief that saw them record an upset against reigning champions Liverpool at Anfield.

The Clarets won in the red half of Merseyside for the first time in 46 years.

A late penalty from Ashley Barnes condemned Liverpool to their first home defeat since April 2017.

Liverpool dominated most of the play but Burnley held on with some resolute defending.

Club manager Sean Dyche praised his side’s performance after taking all three points in the unlikeliest of venues.

“We don’t lack belief. We lack a bit of talent sometimes but not belief,” he said as per the club’s website.

“When we get it right as a structure and a unit, doing the basics, it keeps you in a game and then you have to find a way to win it. There’s a big season in front of us but this puts us in a better position.”

“The shape and diligence was excellent, the will and demand, the work rate of the two forwards as well. You have to defend from the whole side.”

Burnley managed a point in their last trip to Anfield and Sean Dyche says their recent record at the venue gave them some hope going into the game.

Dyche added: “We’ve got two draws in the last three years here and we’ve knocked on the door. It doesn’t work like that all the time, it doesn’t mean we would win tonight.”

“We’ve taken it in our style, we want to be effective. We’ve done all the rights things to win the game.”

Much to the relief of Sean Dyche, Burnley are now seven points clear of the relegation zone after the victory.