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MATCHDAY LIVE: Clarets v Rovers
Updated 2:15pm Saturday 14th September 2013 in Football
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- TURF Moor hosts the 100th competitive East Lancashire derby between Burnley and Blackburn Rovers.
- Both sides make one change to their line-ups for this lunchtime kick-off.
- Clarets new boy Michael Kightly has a baptism of fire with a derby debut after signing on loan from Stoke City. As such, winger Keith Treacy misses the chance to start against his former club, dropping to the bench.
- In the absence of the injured David Dunn, Corry Evans starts for Rovers.
- The teams are otherwise unchanged from respective wins before the international break.
- The Clarets signed off with a 3-0 win at Derby County while Rovers beat Bolton Wanderers 4-1 at home.
- CLARETS: Heaton, Trippier, Shackell, Duff, Mee, Kightly, Marney, Jones, Arfield, Vokes, Ings. Subs: Cisak, Long, Lafferty, Stanislas, Edgar, Stock, Treacy.
- ROVERS: Kean, Kane, Dann, Hanley, Spurr, Marshall, Evans, Lowe, Cairney, King, Rhodes. Subs: Eastwood, Kilgannon, Williamson, Taylor, Marrow, Morris, Judge.
FULL-TIME Burnley 1 Blackburn Rovers 1.
RED CARD Lee Williamson sent off, moments after coming on. Burnley break away and sub pulled down Danny Ings when clean through on goal. Rovers down to 10 men.
SUB Lee Williamson on for Corry Evans for Rovers. Five minutes of injury time. 1-1.
Rovers looking for a winner. Three straight corners. 1-1. 89 mins.
Take it back - it's Jordan Rhodes' goal. Terrible back pass from Scott Arfield to Rhodes, who turns inside his marker but just when he is about to shoot is tackled by Michael Duff. Duff's attempted clearance hits Rhodes and loops over Jake Kean to bring Rovers level. 1-1.
GOAL 1-1 Own goal. 84 mins.
BOOKED Ben Mee becomes third Burnley player to be cautioned, taking out Chris Taylor when the sub was racing clear down the line. 1-0. 81 mins.
SUBS Two changes for Rovers. Jason Lowe off for Alan Judge, Ben Marshall off for Chris Taylor. 80 mins.
Excellent one-touch passing move outside the Rovers box ends with Clarets substitute Junior Stanislas firing unstoppable 22-yard drive into bottom corner.
GOAL 1-0 Burnley. Junior Stanislas. 76 mins.
Ben Marshall 20-yard free kick, around the wall, caught by Tom Heaton. Rovers doing all the pressing now. 0-0. 73 mins.
SUB Junior Stanislas replaces tiring Clarets debutant Michael Kightly. 69 mins. 0-0.
Rovers go close from two corners. First one taken by Tom Cairney meets head of Grant Hanley, whose looping effort is touched on to bar by Tom Heaton. Then from a Ben Marshall delivery Hanley heads wide. 68 mins. 0-0.
Rovers enjoying their best spell of pressure in the match. Forcing a lot of corners and free kicks in dangerous areas. 67 mins. 0-0.
Michael Duff was cautioned for high foot on Grant Hanley but the Rovers management team were furious because, with Jordan Rhode, through on goal, they thought advantage should've been played. 64 mins. 0-0.
BOOKED Michael Duff next man in the book for Burnley. 63 mins. 0-0.
BOOKED Dean Marney the first Clarets player to be cautioned. Deserved too for poor tackle on Scott Dann. 58 mins. 0-0.
Second half more open - and started at a good pace. No chances of note yet so far. 0-0. 55 mins.
Second half is under way. No changes for either side.
HALF-TIME Clarets 0 Rovers 0. Hosts have had the majority of pressure but it's the visitors - through Tom Cairney - who have gone closest.
That's not a million miles away. Rovers give Burnley dangerman Danny Ings time and space 25 yards from goal and the on-form forward curls right-footed shot just over the bar. 45 mins. 0-0.
BOOKED Jason Lowe becomes first player to be cautioned for leaving studs up in tackle with his former Rovers team-mate David Jones. 0-0. 40 mins.
Then straight down the other end go Rovers. Storming run by Todd Kane who passes ball inside to Tom Cairney who opens up his body 20 yards out and shoots left-footed, with Burnley keeper Tom Heaton diving to his left to palm the effort past post. Save of the match so far. 0-0. 37 mins.
That should help calm Jake Kean's nerves, the Rovers keeper catches a speculative 35-yard free kick from Kieran Trippier. 0-0. 35 mins.
Burnley continue to knock on the door, Michael Kigthly cross from the left turned just past his own post by Rovers captain Scott Dann. 0-0. 31 mins.
First real sniff of goal for Rovers as Josh King does Kieran Trippier for pace down the left and flashes a cross toward Jordan Rhodes, who gets ahead of his marker but sees ball hit body and fly over the bar. 0-0. 22 mins.
Double save from Jake Kean to deny Scott Arfield and then Danny Ings on the follow up. Rovers goalkeeper may feel he could've done better on first one. 18 mins. 0-0.
Kieran Tripper cross nearly turned into his own net by Tommy Spurr. 11 mins. 0-0.
Burnley making the early running, Kieran Tripper free kick, well struck from range, goes two inches over Jake Kean's crossbar. 6 mins. 0-0.
Let off for Rovers as Jake Kean's attempted clearance hits Sam Vokes and goes just past the post, with goalkeeper stranded. 0-0. 5 mins
The 100th competitive East Lancashire derby has kicked off.
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