Burnley lucky to get a point says Dyche

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Burnley manager Sean Dyche admitted his side were lucky to salvage a draw against Bournemouth as they kept their promotion push on course.

The Clarets drew 1-1 as Keith Treacy cancelled out an opener from Tokelo Rantie and Dyche was a relieved man.

Dyche said: “Bournemouth played the conditions better so I will take a point because that is seven points in a week which is another big statement to what we are trying to achieve here.’’

Opposite number Eddie Howe backed Rantie to hit the goal trail after helping the manager take a point from his former club.

Howe said: “All strikers need goals and Tokelo is no different. He is improving all the time and getting more confident.”

Huddersfield manager Mark Robins praised midfielder Adam Clayton after his long-range strike settled a 2-1 win at Birmingham.

Clayton scored early in the second half to add to the opener from Oliver Norwood.

Robins said: “Adam Clayton was outstanding and I won’t have a go at him for trying ‘worldies’, because some come off and some don’t.’’

Birmingham boss Lee Clark, whose side only had a late consolation from Olly Lee to show for their efforts, said: “It was never a one-goal deficit, they were far superior to us.’’

Millwall manager Ian Holloway did not hold back on his criticism of Bolton after seeing his side come back from a goal down to draw 1-1.

Bolton took a first-half lead through Lukas Jutkiewicz but the striker saw a late penalty saved by Lions stopper David Forde before Martyn Woolford equalised with eight minutes left.

Holloway said: “I’m serious when I say you would be bored senseless watching that kind of performance from them (Bolton).”

Watford were 1-0 winners against Middlesbrough at Vicarage Road with a Troy Deeney penalty.

In the other game Ipswich drew 0-0 at home to Blackpool.