Clarets fightback stuns Tigers

Jay Rodriguez's late strike condemned Nick Barmby to his first loss as Hull manager as Burnley came from behind to secure a 3-2 away win.

Last Updated: 26/11/11 at 18:12

Rodriguez: Netted late winner

Rodriguez: Netted late winner

More of the games that matter

2 years free Sky Broadband Unlimited for Sky Sports customers

A Matty Fryatt double looked to be steering Hull to a comfortable Championship victory at the KC Stadium on Saturday, before David Edgar set up a tense finale with two goals in four minutes.

And Rodriguez's 10th goal of the season in the third minute of stoppage time gave Burnley a much needed victory and left the home fans shell-shocked.

Chris McCann almost put Rodriguez through on goal in the opening minutes but Jack Hobbs' saving tackle prevented the him from getting a shot away.

Junior Stanislas twice had opportunities to put Burnley ahead on his 22nd birthday, but wasted both as Hull looked vulnerable early on.

The opener came in the 11th minute, the Tigers scoring with their first attack on the Burnley goal.

Cameron Stewart made a dangerous run down the left flank before firing a low cross into the box for Fryatt, who scored a tap-in for his fifth goal in eight games.

Hull then took control of proceedings, keeping the ball in a more composed fashion than before the goal, but without creating many clear-cut chances.

But just before half-time Fryatt came inches away from doubling the Hull lead, but failed to make contact with Robbie Brady's free-kick.

Sam Vokes came on for Stanislas at half-time as Howe looked to rediscover Burnley's urgency that had faded since the first 10 minutes.

Rodriguez almost obliged for his manager, turning on the spot to strike a ferocious volley at goal, which Peter Gulacsi did well to turn on to the bar.

But as in the first half, it was Hull who took their chance against the run of play.

In the 55th minute Robert Koren found Fryatt in the box, the striker wrapping his foot around the ball to strike high into the net, with Burnley keeper Lee Grant not getting enough on his attempted save.

Fryatt was then released down the left channel and looked set to complete his hat-trick, but his strike was straight at Grant.

Hull looked comfortable but were caught napping with 12 minutes left, as Burnley defender Edgar stole in behind Andy Dawson to nod home a Ross Wallace cross from the right and make it 2-1.

Moments later another ball from the right, this time from Kieran Trippier, again found Edgar, who volleyed high into the net to draw the Clarets level.

There was only going to be one winner in the closing stages as Burnley poured forward looking for the three points, and Rodriguez's composed finish from the right channel gave his side their first win in five matches, and left Barmby tasting defeat for the first time.

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

More Match Results

Monday, 22 September 2014
19:45
Wigan 1-2 Ipswich Report
Saturday, 20 September 2014
15:00
Brighton 0-0 Blackpool Report
Derby 2-2 Cardiff Report
Fulham 0-1 Blackburn Report
Leeds 3-0 Huddersfld Report
M'boro 4-0 Brentford Report
Millwall 0-0 N Forest Report
Norwich 2-2 Birmingham Report
Rotherham 1-1 Charlton Report
Sheff Wed 1-0 Reading Report

Sky Bet Championship

Position Team P GD PTS
1 N Forest 8 10 18
2 Norwich 8 10 17
3 Wolves 8 5 17
4 Watford 8 7 16
5 M'boro 8 6 15
6 Sheff Wed 8 4 15
7 Ipswich 8 4 14
8 Charlton 8 3 14
9 Derby 8 5 13
10 Blackburn 8 0 13
11 Reading 8 0 13
12 Leeds 8 0 13
13 Millwall 8 0 11
14 Brentford 8 -4 11
15 Bournemth 8 1 9
16 Cardiff 8 -1 9
17 Wigan 8 0 8
18 Brighton 8 -2 8
19 Rotherham 8 -4 8
20 Birmingham 8 -7 7
21 Bolton 8 -6 5
22 Huddersfld 8 -11 5
23 Blackpool 8 -7 2
24 Fulham 8 -13 1

Updated Mon, 22 Sep 2014

Footer 365

No concerns over Steven Gerrard, says Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers

Brendan Rodgers remains confident that Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard will continue to deliver at the highest level.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger hails strength of Abou Diaby ahead of return

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has hailed the strength of character in Abou Diaby following his latest injury comeback.

Premier League: Brendan Rodgers says Mario Balotelli is a 'good guy'

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers says he is enjoying working with Mario Balotelli.

Mail Box

Will Rodgers Finally Drop Gerrard?

The mailbox wants to know if Brendan Rodgers has the stones to drop Steven Gerrard. Plus, thoughts on Wayne Rooney's display, sitting down, and thanking United fans...

Clattenburg And Assistants Should Be Suspended

It's a Mailbox containing Manchester United fans taking defeat to Leicester pretty well, plus some long thoughts on Gerrard and Liverpool, plus Southampton congratulations...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property