Upton Park

Next Game

West Ham v Burnley

Saturday, 02 May 2015, 15:00

Barclays Prem

Turf Moor

Last Game

Burnley 0 - 1 Leicester

Saturday, 25 April 2015, 15:00

Barclays Prem

Dyche: Relaxed approach worked

Burnley claimed a point from their tussle with the Championship champions Cardiff City - after adopting a more relaxed approach, according to manager Sean Dyche.

Last Updated: 20/04/13 at 19:26 Post Comment

Sean Dyche: 'There were a couple of tactical changes and obviously one of th

Sean Dyche: 'There were a couple of tactical changes and obviously one of th

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Craig Conway's first-half strike for Cardiff looked like it would prove to be decisive but substitute David Edgar's injury-time header salvaged a potentially precious point.

Dyche said: "We had a chat at half-time more than anything and I said, 'Lads, just relax and play. Play with that freedom and that energy'.

"I mentioned it several times. It's more difficult than you think.

"You've got a crowd expecting, you've got an opposition who are the market leaders and I knew Malky would go hard and their team wouldn't just back off. They've got some real talent there.

"It was more a case of telling them to relax and play with energy. There were a couple of tactical changes and obviously one of them worked nicely.

"Cardiff have done a great job, it must be said - Malky, his troops, his staff, his player have done a fantastic job.

"We all know, we've seen it this year, it's as tight as ever. It's a tough league, make no mistake."

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

I

t's why Mourinho is so successful. He gives players a specific, limited set of functions to perform. They are but a cog in a machine. Do no more, do no less. I assume he learnt it from LvG :)

red_devil83
Fellaini Has Politely Become Undroppable

I

really hope that someone in the mainstream media spots that the Bayern manager played for and managed Barcelona quite well, and thinks to mention it in the build up. That would be really interesting.

megabrow (cufc)
Barcelona to face Bayern

Y

our gob says one thing, Brendan, the results say something else.

balls-to-monty
Rodgers bullish over Anfield future

Footer 365

League Two round-up: Tranmere and Cheltenham relegated to Conference

Shrewsbury secured promotion to League One by beating Cheltenham, whose relegation fate was sealed along with Tranmere.

Man City 3-2 Aston Villa: Brad Guzan drops howler before Fernandinho strikes late as City go second

Fernandinho struck in the 89th minute to hand Manchester City a dramatic 3-2 victory over Aston Villa in the Premier League.

League One round-up: Preston forced to wait for promotion party

Preston took a huge step towards promotion with a 3-0 win over Swindon, but MK Dons kept up the pressure with a victory.

Mail Box

Chelsea Millions Should Buy Better...

For the money they have spent, Chelsea should be playing like the Harlem Globetrotters rather than Atletico. We have mails on Cesc, Brendan Rodgers and...

Brendan Rodgers Is David Cameron...

Rodgers is compared to the Prime Minister, insomuch as he has a right to peddle bulls**t, apparently. Plus why comparing Arsene Wenger to Diego Simeone is a mug's game...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company