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Free kick awarded for a foul by Faris Haroun on Chris McCann. Junior Stanislas has an effort direct from the free kick.
Tony McMahon fouled by Jay Rodriguez, the ref awards a free kick. Jay Rodriguez goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken by Justin Hoyte.
Merouane Zemmama on for Marvin Emnes.
Chris McCann takes a shot. Matthew Bates gets a block in. Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Ross Wallace, Rhys Williams manages to make a clearance.
Foul by Tony McMahon on Zavon Hines, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed left-footed by Ross Wallace, Nicky Bailey makes a clearance.
Brian Easton delivers the ball. Julio Arca is brought on as a substitute for Barry Robson.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Zavon Hines by Nicky Bailey. Direct free kick taken by Ross Wallace.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Scott McDonald by Marvin Bartley. Direct free kick taken by Carl Ikeme.
Marvin Emnes takes a shot. Save by Brian Jensen.
Jay Rodriguez takes a shot. Blocked by Faris Haroun. Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Junior Stanislas, save by Carl Ikeme.
Kieran Trippier gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Barry Robson. Carl Ikeme takes the free kick.
Effort from inside the area by Faris Haroun misses to the right of the target.
Foul by Ross Wallace on Tony McMahon, free kick awarded. Marvin Bartley on for Dean Marney. Zavon Hines replaces Charlie Austin. Tony McMahon restarts play with the free kick.
Charlie Austin has an effort at goal from outside the box missing to the wide left of the goal.
Ross Wallace takes a shot. Blocked by Matthew Bates. Corner taken left-footed by Ross Wallace from the right by-line, save made by Carl Ikeme.
The ball is delivered by Barry Robson.
Barry Robson produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide right of the goal.
Justin Hoyte takes a shot. Ben Mee gets a block in. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Brian Jensen by Scott McDonald. Brian Jensen takes the direct free kick.
Unfair challenge on Marvin Emnes by Ben Mee results in a free kick. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Barry Robson, clearance made by David Edgar. Tony McMahon takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, clearance by Jay Rodriguez.
Chris McCann takes a shot. Carl Ikeme makes a save.
Corner taken by Ross Wallace, David Edgar has a headed effort from close range and clears the bar. Junior Stanislas replaces Keith Treacy.
Joe Bennett finds the back of the net with a goal from close in to the bottom left corner of the goal. Burnley 0-2 Middlesbrough.
Barry Robson takes a corner.
Chris McCann takes a shot. Ross Wallace produces a left-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that misses to the left of the goal.
Ross Wallace challenges Scott McDonald unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ross Wallace is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Tony McMahon shoots direct from the free kick.
Jay Rodriguez takes a shot. Blocked by Nicky Bailey. Inswinging corner taken by Ross Wallace, Ben Mee takes a shot. Close range strike by David Edgar goes over the bar.
Barry Robson takes a shot. Brian Jensen makes a save.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kieran Trippier by Barry Robson. The referee shows Barry Robson a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Ross Wallace crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing, clearance by Matthew Bates.
Marvin Emnes takes a shot. Blocked by Ben Mee.
Foul by Keith Treacy on Scott McDonald, free kick awarded. Booking for Keith Treacy for unsporting behaviour. Free kick taken by Nicky Bailey.
Ross Wallace challenges Matthew Bates unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Carl Ikeme.
Jay Rodriguez fouled by Joe Bennett, the ref awards a free kick. Joe Bennett receives a caution. David Edgar restarts play with the free kick.
Nicky Bailey gets on the score sheet with a goal from just outside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Burnley 0-1 Middlesbrough.
Dean Marney has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Unfair challenge on Marvin Emnes by Ross Wallace results in a free kick. Faris Haroun on for Stephen McManus. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Tony McMahon from left wing, clearance made by Charlie Austin.
Comfortable win for high-flying Boro
Middlesbrough underlined their promotion credentials with a comfortable 2-0 win over Burnley in the npower Championship.
Goals from Nicky Bailey and Joe Bennett were sufficient to see off the meek challenge of an out-of-sorts Burnley side as Boro claimed their first win at Turf Moor in 17 years.
The Clarets seemed confident at first, passing the ball well against their high-flying opponents, but they were knocked out of their stride in the 10th minute by the brilliance of on-form striker Marvin Emnes.
August's Championship player of the month waltzed down the left, beating two men, before flighting in a cross which fell kindly for Bailey and his mistimed volley had just enough power to beat the unsighted Brian Jensen.
It was Bailey's first goal in 45 matches and it also ensured the hosts' run without a clean sheet was extended to a worrying 19 games.
Burnley's nerves all of a sudden became apparent and Kieran Trippier twice conceded possession under little or no pressure, presenting the ball to Emnes on one occasion and breathing a huge sigh of relief when the Dutchman failed to take full advantage.
Jay Rodriguez had a chance to relieve some of the pressure midway through the first half but took too long to get his shot away and Bailey was in to block behind for the corner.
Ross Wallace swung the ball in and Ben Mee's flick header fell for David Edgar, whose close-range effort flew over the bar.
Tony Mowbray's side were working hard to deny the Clarets' midfield any room to operate and the home crowd were growing increasingly restless.
Further sloppy play by Keith Treacy was met with roars of disapproval from the Turf Moor crowd, who were also unimpressed with the stop-start nature of a low-quality game.
Both sides emerged unchanged for the second half but Burnley boss Eddie Howe was soon contemplating a substitution when the visitors doubled their lead.
Bennett started and finished a superb move as he beat two players before laying the ball off for Emnes, his shot was parried but Bennett was on hand to tuck it home four minutes into the second half.
Howe immediately introduced new boy Junior Stanislas following his deadline-day move from West Ham, hoping his guile could provide a much-needed boost to his struggling team.
Chris McCann burst forward from the heart of midfield as he sought to rally his side, with his pass allowing Wallace to fire off a shot which deflected behind for a corner, which came to nothing.
Sensing that their opponents had little threat to offer, Boro looked incredibly composed on the ball and a slick passage of passing was greeted with chants of `ole' from the sizeable travelling contingent.
Stanislas attempted to pull the strings, spraying a pass wide for Rodriguez, but the striker was promptly dispossessed by Stephen McManus.
With the clock running down, McCann had one last foray forward and found Rodriguez but his heavy touch, which denied him a shooting opportunity, summed up Burnley's day.
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