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Corner taken by Wade Elliott from the right by-line.
Jay Rodriguez is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Arran Lee-Barrett.
Chris Iwelumo gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Gareth McAuley. Arran Lee-Barrett restarts play with the free kick.
The referee blows for offside against Connor Wickham. Free kick taken by Lee Grant.
Handball by Andre Bikey. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Jimmy Bullard, clearance made by Tyrone Mears.
Grant Leadbitter produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the goal.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Shane Duffy by Damien Delaney. Wade Elliott restarts play with the free kick.
Andy Drury produces a left-footed shot from just outside the area that goes wide left of the goal.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Jimmy Bullard, save made by Lee Grant.
Booking for Nathan Delfouneso. Kieron Dyer on for Josh Carson. Free kick awarded for a foul by Nathan Delfouneso on Arran Lee-Barrett. Indirect free kick taken by Arran Lee-Barrett.
Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Wade Elliott, Header from close range by Shane Duffy clears the bar.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Wade Elliott from the left by-line, clearance made by Damien Delaney.
Jay Rodriguez is adjudged to have handled the ball. Shot on goal comes in from Jimmy Bullard from the free kick.
Graham Alexander replaces Marvin Bartley.
Andy Drury on for Jason Scotland. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Gareth McAuley by Chris Iwelumo. Arran Lee-Barrett takes the indirect free kick.
Foul by Josh Carson on Nathan Delfouneso, free kick awarded. The ball is sent over by Wade Elliott, Nathan Delfouneso produces a left-footed shot from deep inside the six-yard box which goes wide of the left-hand upright.
Corner taken by Tyrone Mears.
David Norris takes a shot. Lee Grant makes a save.
Jay Rodriguez finds the back of the net with a goal from just outside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Burnley 1-2 Ipswich.Assist by Dean Marney.
Nathan Delfouneso takes a shot. Damien Delaney gets a block in.
Wade Elliott comes on in place of Chris Eagles.
Connor Wickham takes a shot. Marvin Bartley gets a block in. Corner taken right-footed by Jimmy Bullard.
Connor Wickham takes a shot. Blocked by Andre Bikey.
Effort from outside the penalty area by Josh Carson goes wide left of the target.
Foul by Chris Iwelumo on Gareth McAuley, free kick awarded. Arran Lee-Barrett takes the free kick.
Jimmy Bullard has an effort at goal from outside the box which misses left.
The referee books Arran Lee-Barrett for time wasting.
Nathan Delfouneso takes a shot. Arran Lee-Barrett makes a comfortable save.
Damien Delaney concedes a free kick for a foul on Chris Iwelumo. Free kick taken by Chris Eagles.
The official flags Chris Iwelumo offside. Arran Lee-Barrett takes the indirect free kick.
Chris Eagles takes a shot. Gareth McAuley gets a block in.
Dean Marney takes a shot. Save by Arran Lee-Barrett.
Gareth McAuley fouled by Marvin Bartley, the ref awards a free kick. Arran Lee-Barrett restarts play with the free kick.
Foul by Grant Leadbitter on Nathan Delfouneso, free kick awarded. Indirect free kick taken by Tyrone Mears.
David Norris challenges Tyrone Mears unfairly and gives away a free kick. Shane Duffy takes the free kick.
Booking for David Norris.
Andre Bikey goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Andre Bikey concedes a free kick for a foul on David Norris. Strike on goal comes in from Jimmy Bullard from the free kick, save by Lee Grant.
Chris Eagles takes a shot from just outside the penalty area which clears the crossbar.
Gareth McAuley goes into the referee's book for dissent. Unfair challenge on Chris Iwelumo by Gareth McAuley results in a free kick. Tyrone Mears takes the indirect free kick.
Connor Wickham shown a yellow card.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Shane Duffy on Jason Scotland. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Jimmy Bullard, clearance made by Shane Duffy.
Chris Iwelumo joins the action as a substitute, replacing Ross Wallace.
Nathan Delfouneso fouled by Grant Leadbitter, the ref awards a free kick. Ross Wallace crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from left wing, Mark Kennedy makes a clearance.
Shane Duffy concedes a free kick for a foul on Grant Leadbitter. Indirect free kick taken by Mark Kennedy.
Ross Wallace receives a caution. Ross Wallace challenges Jimmy Bullard unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Jimmy Bullard, Nathan Delfouneso manages to make a clearance.
Carlos Edwards fouled by Jay Rodriguez, the ref awards a free kick. Arran Lee-Barrett takes the indirect free kick.
Mark Kennedy gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Chris Eagles. Tyrone Mears restarts play with the free kick.
The referee penalises Chris Eagles for handball. Indirect free kick taken by Arran Lee-Barrett.
Connor Wickham scores a headed goal from inside the box. Burnley 0-2 Ipswich.David Norris provided the assist for the goal.
Jason Scotland takes a shot. Shane Duffy gets a block in.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Josh Carson by Andre Bikey. The ball is swung over by Jimmy Bullard, Strike by Jason Scotland from inside the six-yard box clear the bar.
David Norris fires in a goal from inside the box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Burnley 0-1 Ipswich.Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Jimmy Bullard,
Jason Scotland takes a shot. Blocked by Tyrone Mears.
Effort from the edge of the box by Ross Wallace goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Unfair challenge on Tyrone Mears by David Norris results in a free kick. Tyrone Mears takes the free kick.
Cork out for Clarets
Burnley boss Eddie Howe will be without midfielder Jack Cork when his side host Ipswich.
The on-loan Chelsea youngster has returned to Stamford Bridge for medical tests after being taken ill on England international duty in Preston on Monday night.
Cork spent the night in hospital after suffering heart palpitations during the 2-1 defeat against Iceland at Deepdale.
Cork is thought to be suffering from a virus, but Howe is confident he will return to play a part in the Clarets` promotion push before the end of the season.
Strikers Charlie Austin, Steven Thompson and Martin Paterson and midfielder Chris McCann all remain sidelined through injury.
Austin and Paterson may not play again this term but Thompson and McCann are working towards match fitness.
Ipswich boss Paul Jewell is sweating over the fitness of midfielder Kieron Dyer.
The on-loan West Ham man is nursing a thigh injury but has returned to training and could of facing the Clarets.
Jewell is also assessing the state of his squad after losing eight of his players to international duty for the past 10 days.
Captain Gareth McAuley was handed the skipper's armband for Northern Ireland on Tuesday night but should be fit to start at Turf Moor.
Jewell will be without striker Tamas Priskin after he joined Swansea on loan for the rest of the season on transfer deadline day, while young midfielder Reggie Lambe was sent to Bristol Rovers.
Goalkeeper Brian Murphy made his comeback after three months out with a broken ankle in a reserve game last week and could be involved.
Wickham on song as Clarets struggle
Connor Wickham enhanced his burgeoning reputation with a fine goalscoring display to help Ipswich put another dent in Burnley`s npower Championship play-off hopes.
The highly-rated 18-year-old striker, whose performances for the Tractor Boys have attracted admiring glances from a clutch of leading Barclays Premier League clubs, struck in the 24th minute after David Norris` deadlock-breaker.
Norris swept home a 17th-minute opener with a neat left-foot finish and Wickham`s strike put Paul Jewell`s men 2-0 up and in total control.
Jay Rodriguez hit back for Burnley in the 68th minute with a well-taken strike to make it 2-1 but there was to be no equaliser for Eddie Howe`s men as Ipswich held on.
The Clarets` hopes of a top-six finish are beginning to fade and they have now picked up just one point from their last four matches.
Ipswich are effectively playing for pride in the remainder of the campaign as they are safe from the drop but too far adrift of the top six to realistically claim a top-six berth.
Burnley began the brighter as winger Ross Wallace drilled a shot wide from 18 yards in the eight minute.
Yet the visitors gradually steadied themselves and they began to move through the gears.
In the 16th minute, Tractor Boys striker Jason Scotland engineered the space to hit a shot from 12 yards which Tyrone Mears did superbly well to block.
The respite did not last long for the hosts, however, as an outswinging corner from Jimmy Bullard fell to Norris and he fired home left-footed from 12 yards to put Ipswich 1-0 up.
They should have claimed a second moments later after Bullard`s free-kick fell to Scotland six yards from goal but he fired over when well placed.
The bustling Scotland then saw a shot blocked by Shane Duffy, but his side`s dominance was soon rewarded when a delightful move culminated in Wickham finding the net.
A fine passing sequence saw the ball worked out to Norris on the right flank and he crossed for Wickham to head in from 12 yards out.
Clarets boss Eddie Howe made a tactical switch in the 37th minute, replacing Wallace with targetman Chris Iwelumo.
Chris Eagles then fired over the bar in the 44th minute and midfielder Dean Marney then forced Arran Lee-Barrett into a smart stop.
Eagles went close again and on-loan Aston Villa striker Nathan Delfouneso also threatened before Rodriguez gave the Clarets hope with 22 minutes remaining.
The England Under-21 striker collected a pass from Marney and drove a right-footed shot into the net from 20 yards.
With 15 minutes remaining, Howe replaced Marvin Bartley with Graham Alexander but the visitors held out for all three points.
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