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  • Date:25 Sep 2010
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Turf Moor
Goal!

Live Commentary

92:12 +2.12

Andre Bikey challenges Jonathan Stead unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Jamie McAllister.

91:45 +1.45

Tyrone Mears takes a shot. Blocked by Cole Skuse.

91:24 +1.24

Jonathan Stead is adjudged to have handled the ball. Free kick taken by Daniel Fox.

90:58 +0.58

Free kick awarded for a foul by Steven Thompson on Cole Skuse. Direct free kick taken by David James.

89:38

Unfair challenge on Chris Eagles by Danny Rose results in a free kick. Tyrone Mears takes the free kick.

88:52

Wade Elliott takes a shot.

87:21

The assistant referee flags for offside against Chris Eagles. Indirect free kick taken by David James.

85:21

Cole Skuse takes the inswinging corner, clearance made by Steven Thompson.

84:15

Corner from left by-line taken by Cole Skuse.

84:00

Jonathan Stead takes a shot. Brian Jensen makes a save.

83:28

Steven Thompson takes a shot. Liam Fontaine gets a block in.

82:03

Dean Marney is flagged offside by the assistant referee. David James takes the indirect free kick.

79:26

Daniel Fox takes a shot. Save made by David James.

79:12

Dean Marney takes a shot. Liam Fontaine gets a block in.

78:35

Jay Rodriguez goes off and Ross Wallace comes on.

78:16

Danny Rose goes into the book for unsporting behaviour.

75:51

Jay Rodriguez takes a shot. David James makes a save.

74:55

Steven Thompson concedes a free kick for a foul on Liam Fontaine. The referee cautions Steven Thompson for unsporting behaviour. Free kick taken by David James.

73:53

Chris Iwelumo is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Steven Thompson joins the action as a substitute, replacing Chris Iwelumo. David James takes the indirect free kick.

72:38

Jack Cork fouled by Louis Carey, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Brian Jensen.

71:54

Unfair challenge on Albert Adomah by Jay Rodriguez results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Jamie McAllister.

70:21

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Daniel Fox from the right by-line, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Chris Iwelumo misses to the right of the target.

69:39

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Dean Marney, Chris Iwelumo takes a shot. Christian Ribeiro gets a block in.

68:53

Shot from just outside the box by Chris Eagles misses to the right of the goal.

66:31

Chris Eagles has an effort at goal from outside the box missing to the wide left of the goal.

65:02

Corner from the left by-line taken by Chris Eagles, save made by David James.

64:44

Inswinging corner taken by Chris Eagles, clearance made by Christian Ribeiro.

64:20

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Daniel Fox, clearance made by Christian Ribeiro.

64:02

Chris Eagles takes a shot. David James makes a save.

63:18

Effort from deep inside the area by Jonathan Stead misses to the right of the target.

62:13

Wade Elliott gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Danny Rose. Jamie McAllister restarts play with the free kick.

61:33

(Burnley) makes a substitution, with Dean Marney coming on for Graham Alexander.

60:01

Foul by Brett Pitman on Graham Alexander, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Andre Bikey.

59:14

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Jamie McAllister.

57:21

Cole Skuse is ruled offside. Clarke Carlisle takes the free kick.

56:25

Headed effort on goal by Jay Rodriguez from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the goal.

54:53

Andre Bikey gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Marvin Elliott. Jamie McAllister delivers the ball, Headed effort from inside the box by Marvin Elliott misses to the right of the target.

54:24

Brett Pitman joins the action as a substitute, replacing Danny Haynes.

53:51

Wade Elliott takes a shot.

53:34

Inswinging corner taken by Graham Alexander, clearance made by Christian Ribeiro.

53:09

Cole Skuse gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jack Cork. Graham Alexander restarts play with the free kick.

52:24

Danny Haynes concedes a free kick for a foul on Tyrone Mears. Tyrone Mears takes the free kick.

52:08

The assistant referee signals for offside against Marvin Elliott. Brian Jensen takes the indirect free kick.

51:46

Marvin Elliott takes a shot. Save made by Brian Jensen.

49:46

Daniel Fox takes the inswinging corner, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Clarke Carlisle misses to the left of the goal.

48:50

The assistant referee signals for offside against Albert Adomah. Brian Jensen restarts play with the free kick.

47:16

Shot from just outside the box by Danny Rose misses to the right of the goal.

46:54 +1.54

Chris Iwelumo concedes a free kick for a foul on Louis Carey. Free kick taken by David James.

46:50

Andre Bikey challenges Jonathan Stead unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Jamie McAllister.

46:25 +1.25

Chris Eagles takes a shot from just outside the penalty area clears the crossbar.

45:48 +0.48

Christian Ribeiro gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Chris Eagles. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Graham Alexander, clearance made by Louis Carey.

45:42

Jonathan Stead has an effort at goal from outside the box which misses left.

45:18

Unfair challenge on Clarke Carlisle by Jonathan Stead results in a free kick. Clarke Carlisle restarts play with the free kick.

44:04

Corner from right by-line taken by Jamie McAllister.

39:22

Tyrone Mears challenges Jonathan Stead unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jamie McAllister crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from left wing, Danny Rose concedes a free kick for a foul on Daniel Fox. Brian Jensen restarts play with the free kick.

36:45

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Chris Eagles by Jamie McAllister. Jamie McAllister booked. A cross is delivered by Graham Alexander, Wade Elliott has an effort at goal from outside the penalty area which goes wide right of the goal.

36:04

Danny Haynes is ruled offside. Clarke Carlisle takes the indirect free kick.

34:24

Jack Cork takes a shot. Save by David James.

33:23

Louis Carey challenges Jay Rodriguez unfairly and gives away a free kick. Graham Alexander fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick, save made by David James.

31:49

Corner from left by-line taken by Cole Skuse.

30:12

Graham Alexander takes a inswinging corner.

29:58

Jack Cork takes a shot. Christian Ribeiro gets a block in.

28:28

Foul by Christian Ribeiro on Jay Rodriguez, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Brian Jensen.

27:56

Effort from 20 yards by Danny Rose.

27:19

Chris Iwelumo takes a shot. Save by David James.

24:12

Danny Haynes challenges Tyrone Mears unfairly and gives away a Penalty. Penalty missed by Graham Alexander.

18:15

Chris Iwelumo takes a shot. Save made by David James.

17:50

Short corner taken by Daniel Fox.

15:33

Shot by Jack Cork from outside the area goes high over the crossbar.

15:23

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Daniel Fox, clearance made by Louis Carey.

14:59

Clarke Carlisle takes a shot. Jamie McAllister gets a block in.

14:44

Jack Cork takes a shot.

14:05

Danny Rose concedes a free kick for a foul on Jay Rodriguez. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Daniel Fox, Liam Fontaine manages to make a clearance.

13:25

Danny Rose is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Brian Jensen restarts play with the free kick.

12:09

Unfair challenge on Danny Rose by Andre Bikey results in a free kick. Andre Bikey goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Jamie McAllister fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick.

11:56

Marvin Elliott takes a shot. Blocked by Andre Bikey.

10:54

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Christian Ribeiro by Chris Iwelumo. David James restarts play with the free kick.

9:46

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Cole Skuse.

9:05

Jamie McAllister takes a inswinging corner to the near post, clearance made by Andre Bikey.

7:58

Clarke Carlisle takes a shot. Save by David James.

6:58

Free kick awarded for a foul by Liam Fontaine on Chris Eagles. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Chris Eagles.

4:55

Inswinging corner taken by Graham Alexander, save by David James.

4:42

Chris Eagles takes a shot. Blocked by Liam Fontaine.

3:47

The assistant referee flags for offside against Danny Rose. Brian Jensen takes the free kick.

3:05

Chris Iwelumo fouled by Liam Fontaine, the ref awards a free kick. Daniel Fox produces a cross, Jay Rodriguez takes a shot. Save by David James.

0:16

Unfair challenge on Marvin Elliott by Jay Rodriguez results in a free kick. Jay Rodriguez booked for unsporting behaviour. David James takes the direct free kick.

The game begins.

The ref blows to end the first period.

The referee gets the second half started.

The referee blows his whistle to end the game.

Match Preview

Clarets pair set for recalls Burnley boss Brian Laws could recall Brian Jensen and Ross Wallace to the starting line-up for the home clash with Bristol City. The Clarets produced a superb performance to bundle Bolton out of the Carling Cup in a 1-0 victory on Tuesday. Goalkeeper Lee Grant deputised for Jensen but the Clarets' first-choice stopper seems certain to return between the posts. Laws decided not to risk Wallace against Bolton after the former Preston man sustained a hamstring injury during last Saturday's goalless draw at Crystal Palace. Wallace may now return to the side, although midfielder Chris McCann remains sidelined with a long-term knee injury. Laws heaped lavish praise on his men following the Bolton win but stressed: "The league is more important to us than the Carling Cup." Bristol City have been boosted by the news Marvin Elliott and Christian Ribeiro will be fit. Elliott was taken off in the 67th minute of last weekend's 2-1 home defeat to Coventry before Wales international right-back Ribeiro was hauled off late on in the game. However, manager Keith Millen has confirmed the pair have recovered from their injuries and will be fit to start at Turf Moor. "Marv had a few niggles and needed a few days' rest but he will be okay," said Millen. "Ribs had a calf problem at the end of the last game but he has trained since the middle of the week and will be fine." Millen has no new injury or suspension problems but long-term absentees Nicky Maynard and Sam Vokes (hamstring) are still out.

Formation:433Manager: Brian Laws

Burnley

Formation: 433Manager: Keith Millen

Bristol City

  • Brian Jensen
  • Tyrone Mears
  • Clarke Carlisle
  • Andre Bikey
  • Daniel Fox
  • Jack Cork
  • Graham Alexander
  • Wade Elliott
  • Jay Rodriguez
  • Chris Iwelumo
  • Chris Eagles
  • SUBS
  • Lee Grant
  • Michael Duff
  • Dean Marney
  • Martin Paterson
  • Leon Cort
  • Ross Wallace
  • Steven Thompson

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Match Report

Rare Alexander penalty gaffe costs Clarets Graham Alexander's first-half penalty miss proved costly as Burnley saw their 100% home record disappear following a goalless draw with Bristol City. The Clarets dominated from start to finish as they looked for their fifth successive victory at home this season, but a mixture of poor finishing and a fantastic City rearguard action saw the spoils shared. Alexander's penalty miss was his first in Burnley colours, but the home side had more than enough opportunities to claim all three points. Alexander's powerful effort sailed wide of the post after Tyrone Mears had been fouled by Danny Haynes in the 26th minute. Jay Rodriguez hit the woodwork after the interval but the Robins nearly stole all three points when Jonathan Stead's effort from 12 yards produced a magnificent save from Brian Jensen. Wade Elliott headed against the bar in the final minute but Keith Millen's men held on for a draw. The Clarets started brightly as City goalkeeper David James was called upon to save headers from Jay Rodriguez and Clarke Carlisle. Jack Cork then went close to breaking the deadlock but the young midfielder's 25-yard strike went narrowly over the bar. Burnley were given a golden opportunity to take a deserved lead when they were awarded a penalty. Mears latched on to Chris Eagles' lovely chip and, as he went through on goal, the Jamaican international was hauled down by Haynes in the area. Referee Scott Mathieson wasted no time in pointing to the spot but Alexander fired wide, his first penalty miss for Burnley from 19 attempts. Alexander looked to make amends eight minutes later but his free-kick was saved by James at the second attempt just ahead of an advancing Cork. After the interval, Burnley were indebted to Jensen when he made a point-blank save from Marvin Elliott in the Robins' first clear opportunity on goal. At the other end, Rodriguez's header left James stranded but the effort was cleared off the line by Christian Ribeiro. Burnley stepped up the tempo and James was on hand to superbly tip Eagles' thumping 20-yard effort round the post. From a similar distance, the midfielder tried his luck again and though the effort went past the outstretched James, it was fractionally wide of the right-hand post too. Chris Iwelumo's close-range strike looked goalbound but Ribeiro once more spared the visitors' blushes with a block on the line. Burnley were nearly caught out on the counter when Stead unleashed a shot that looked certain to be heading in the bottom corner only for Jensen to push it round the post.

Form Guide

    DWLWLD
  • Burnley
  • VS
  • Bristol City
  • DDLWLL

Last Meetings

  • Burnley
  • 4 - 0
  • Bristol City
  • 03/05/2009
  • Bristol City
  • 1 - 2
  • Burnley
  • 20/12/2008
  • Burnley
  • 0 - 1
  • Bristol City
  • 29/12/2007
  • Bristol City
  • 2 - 2
  • Burnley
  • 22/09/2007
  • Bristol City
  • 1 - 1
  • Burnley
  • 18/03/1995
  • Burnley
  • 1 - 1
  • Bristol City
  • 30/08/1994

Top Scorers

Burnley

  • C Iwelumo 5
  • C Carlisle 1
  • R Wallace 1
  • AS Bikey 1
  • J Rodriguez 1

Bristol City

  • M Elliott 2
  • A Adomah 2
  • D Clarkson 1
  • D Stewart 1

Goals

Burnley

    • Total goals 17
    • Goals per game 10
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Bristol City

    • Total goals 14
    • Goals per game 7
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 61-70 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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