Clarets see off spirited Bees

Chris McCann came to Burnley's rescue with an extra-time winner in a 3-2 victory over Barnet in the Carling Cup second-round tie at Turf Moor.

Last Updated: 23/08/11 at 22:57

McCann: Netted the winner

McCann: Netted the winner

More of the games that matter

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

Substitute McCann fired home in the 105th minute from a Brian Easton cross to save the Championship side's blushes after the League Two team's dramatic late revival had forced the extra half-hour on Tuesday night.

McCann had been dropped to the bench by boss Eddie Howe and the hosts started brightly with Kieran Trippier dragging a shot just wide before Jason Price missed a chance for Barnet.

Jay Rodriguez opened the scoring for Burnley in the 38th minute when he deflected home a Trippier cross but the visitors were undaunted and Sam Deering responded by crashing a shot over the bar.

Clever work in the box by Wade Elliott resulted in the striker firing Burnley 2-0 ahead in the 64th minute and it seemed like the visitors' brave resistance had finally crumbled.

But Barnet hit back with veteran striker Steve Kabba, on as a 73rd-minute replacement for Price, sliding in at the far post to reduce the deficit from a Mark Marshall cross.

And, after Rodriguez had missed for the Clarets from close range, Barnet forced extra time in dramatic fashion when another substitute, Ricky Holmes, prodded home the equaliser in the fourth minute of stoppage time.

Burnley finally settled in the extra period with McCann - on at the end of normal time for Keith Treacy - nudging them back in front before Trippier, Zavon Hines and Ross Wallace all missed chances to make it four.

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

Sunday, 01 March 2015
16:00
Chelsea 2-0 Tottenham Report
Wednesday, 28 January 2015
19:45
Sheff Utd 2-2 Tottenham Report
Tuesday, 27 January 2015
Chelsea 1-0 Liverpool Report
Wednesday, 21 January 2015
Tottenham 1-0 Sheff Utd Report
Tuesday, 20 January 2015
Liverpool 1-1 Chelsea Report
Wednesday, 17 December 2014
B'mouth 1-3 Liverpool  
Tottenham 4-0 Newcastle Report
Tuesday, 16 December 2014
Derby 1-3 Chelsea Report
Sheff Utd 1-0 So'ton Report
Wednesday, 29 October 2014
Man City 0-2 Newcastle Report

Footer 365

QPR's Rio Ferdinand is astounded by reaction to his wife's death

QPR defender Rio Ferdinand has been astounded by the levels of support he received following the death of his wife.

Didier Drogba confirms he will leave Chelsea

Didier Drogba has announced today’s Premier League game against Sunderland will be his last as a Chelsea player.

Mike Ashley says he will not sell Newcastle United until he has won trophy

Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley says he will not sell the club until he has won a trophy.

Mail Box

Only One Real Manager Of The Year

Winning the Premier League with the best squad in the Premier League is only par; Ronald Koeman did a whole lot better. Plus, the last word on Raheem and...

Don't Slate Sterling For Ambition...

Raheem Sterling deserves credit for his desire to quit Liverpool, according to one mailboxer. Also: why football should not be compared to business and Degsy's latest spot of bother...

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