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Burnley coach Sean Dyche spoke of “quality” and “pace” as keys behind his team’s dominant victory on Saturday, and delivered a positive update on Ben Mee’s health.
Burnley took another step to secure his status in the Premier League with a resounding 3-0 victory over Crystal Palace.
An early double strike by Johann Berg Gudmundsson and Jay Rodriguez set the tone before Matt Lowton hit a fantastic third shortly after the break.
Talking to BBC Sport After the match, Dyche He said, “I thought there was a very good energy in the performance, a good tempo and quality as well.
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“Today I thought it was a very good performance, we found all kinds of different opportunities. The tempo was there from the beginning. In the second half we got off to a good start and we got a fantastic goal from Matt Lowton and we really controlled it.
“We take things one game at a time, like we did today.”
There was a terrifying moment when Claret’s center midfielder Ben Mee was dumped on a stretcher after his head collided with Jordan Ayew’s shoulder.
Fortunately, however, Dyche delivered a positive update on Mee’s condition.
He said, “Okay. I think the medical team has to do things right and make sure they are okay, but it was really nice to see him walk behind us about five or six minutes after he had to go on a stretcher, so ‘I’m satisfied with that.
“He’s fine in the locker room, I just had a chat with him.”